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Program #21652RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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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.
For more than 150 years, the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University has been among the top schools for music in the world. Scores of well-known conductors, musicians, singers, teachers and other music professionals have trained at this world-renowned cultural institution. Step inside the Peabody Institute to learn from music faculty about your choice of a vast array of musical topics, and interact with students as you observe the rigors of honing passion into art.


Highlights

• Hear lectures each day from experienced Peabody Institute faculty, and throughout your experience sit in on rehearsals and attend recitals performed by students.
• Enjoy a private, expert-led exploration of the George Peabody Rare Book Library, located on the Peabody Institute Campus.
• Take in the surrounding Mount Vernon neighborhood through field trips to the Maryland Historical Society and world-class Walters Art Museum.

Activity Notes

Walking up to 5-8 blocks a day; some uneven ground, cobblestones.

Date Notes
10/26/2014
Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert: Three Great Viennese Masters: Examine the development of Beethoven's musical style, examine the compositions of Johannes Brahms and explore the hauntingly beautiful works of Franz Schubert.11/16/2014
Beloved Russian Composers and Ballet: A land of vivid contrasts, contradictions and colors, Russia has provided us with music as rich and varied as its history and landscapes. Explore operatic works by Glinka and Tchaikovsky, delve into the fascinating world of ballet and study Prokofiev’s impact on 20th-century music.

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
9 Performances

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