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Program #20812RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Apr 7 — Apr 12, 2013

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Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night pre-program (Saturday, April 6, 2013) is not available. To stay an additional night post-program (Friday, April 12, 2013), must make reservation in advance by calling 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, April 07 - Check-In/5:00-6:00 Dinner/Evening Recital
Afternoon: INN CHECK-IN: 1:00-3:30 PM. Receive your room assignment, register with the program staff, and pick up your arrival packet containing your name tag, up-to-date schedule, and other important information we will review during Orientation. If you arrive late, pick up your packet at the Inn front desk.

Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to weather and other local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible.

ORIENTATION: 4:00-5:15pm. We will gather in our private meeting room in the Inn for a warm welcome and introductions. We will review the up-to-date daily schedule, discuss responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have.

Before orientation, visit the world-class Walter's Art Museum (open until 5pm). Free pass to Walter's Art Museum included in program.

Dinner: Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Evening: Each evening, attend Conservatory recitals and concerts performed by talented Peabody artists as they perform the works they are perfecting at this time in their musical training.

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Dinner

Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night pre-program (Saturday, April 6, 2013) is not available. To stay an additional night post-program (Friday, April 12, 2013), must make reservation in advance by calling 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, April 08 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Morning: 8:30-10:05 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Gershwin and Gershwin);

10:05-10:20 break

10:20-11:40 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Klezmer: American Music).

All lectures presented in a classroom setting. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn (location of accomodations). Our superb, experienced faculty will make presentations on the course topics with ample time for questions and answers.

Lunch: 11:45-12:45 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Afternoon: 1:30-2:30 Curator led tour of the George Peabody Rare Book Library, located directly on campus. Enjoy a special focus on Judaica.

3:30-4:30 Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception.

Dinner: 5:00-7:00 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Evening: Each evening, attend Conservatory recitals and concerts performed by talented Peabody artists as they perform the works they are perfecting at this time in their musical training.

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night pre-program (Saturday, April 6, 2013) is not available. To stay an additional night post-program (Friday, April 12, 2013), must make reservation in advance by calling 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, April 09 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Morning: 8:30-9:45 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Gershwin and Gershwin);

9:45-10:00 break

10:00-11:10 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Klezmer: American Music).

All lectures presented in a classroom setting. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn (location of accomodations). Our superb, experienced faculty will make presentations on the course topics with ample time for questions and answers.

Lunch: 11:10 lunch off campus at downtown Baltimore's "Corned Beef Row." We will travel by bus.

Afternoon: 1:30-3:30 Visit the Jewish Museum of Maryland and the Lloyd Street Synagogue. We will walk for one block from the deli to the museum.

Dinner: 5:00-7:00 dinner on campus. Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Evening: Each evening, attend Conservatory recitals and concerts performed by talented Peabody artists as they perform the works they are perfecting at this time in their musical training.

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night pre-program (Saturday, April 6, 2013) is not available. To stay an additional night post-program (Friday, April 12, 2013), must make reservation in advance by calling 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, April 10 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Morning: 8:30-10:05 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Gershwin and Gershwin);

10:05-10:20 break

10:20-11:40 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Klezmer: American Music).

All lectures presented in a classroom setting. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn (location of accomodations). Our superb, experienced faculty will make presentations on the course topics with ample time for questions and answers.

Lunch: 11:45-12:45 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Afternoon: 1:30-2:30 Meet with museum experts at the World-class Walters Art Museum to view temporary exhibits that feature exceptional examples of antique works of Jewish artisans.

Dinner: 5:00-7:00 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Evening: Each evening, attend Conservatory recitals and concerts performed by talented Peabody artists as they perform the works they are perfecting at this time in their musical training.

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night pre-program (Saturday, April 6, 2013) is not available. To stay an additional night post-program (Friday, April 12, 2013), must make reservation in advance by calling 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, April 11 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Morning: 8:30-10:05 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Gershwin and Gershwin);

10:05-10:20 break

10:20-11:40 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Klezmer: American Music).

All lectures presented in a classroom setting. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn (location of accomodations). Our superb, experienced faculty will make presentations on the course topics with ample time for questions and answers.

Lunch: 11:45-12:45 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Afternoon: 1:00-2:00 DISCUSSION with Susan Fillian, author of "Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel: Bringing Matisse to America" (story of Baltimore's Cone Sisters).

Free afternoon. You may visit the Baltimore Museum of Art to view the Cone Sister collection on your own. Or Visit the Inner Harbor or any of the hundreds of tourist sites in downtown Baltimore.

Dinner: 5:00-7:00 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Evening: 7-9pm Enjoy a live performance by the Alexandria Kleztet, led by lecturer and band leader, Seth Kibel!

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Six: Friday, April 12 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Morning: 8:30-10:05 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Gershwin and Gershwin);

10:05-10:20 break

10:20-11:40 PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION (Klezmer: American Music).

All lectures presented in a classroom setting. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn (location of accomodations). Our superb, experienced faculty will make presentations on the course topics with ample time for questions and answers.

Lunch: 11:45-12:45 Join students and faculty in the Peabody dining hall for buffet meals that feature ample, healthy food choices.

Afternoon: 11:45-1:00 Check out. Peabody Conservatory student workers will be available during this time to assist guests with luggage.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch



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Baltimore, MD, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore Tourist AttractionsThe Peabody campus is conveniently located near the Inner Harbor and downtown Baltimore’s popular tourist sites. Whatever interests you, you will find it in Baltimore: Civil War museum, world class art museums, aquarium, science museum, Babe Ruth Museum, comedy clubs, fine dining, theaters, concerts, movies, antiques, boat cruises, historic homes, churches & synagogues, and much, much more.

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
8 Performances

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