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Online Lecture: Max Steiner — Pioneering Film Scores & Musical Legacy

Program No. 24733RJ
Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, at 11 a.m. (ET)/ 8 a.m. (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about the music of Max Steiner.
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At a Glance

Discover the genius of Max Steiner, the mastermind behind the iconic film scores of timeless classics like Gone with the Wind and Casablanca. Steiner's early scores revolutionized the incorporation of background music in movies, leaving behind a lasting legacy that has garnered recognition from subsequent generations of film score composers. He not only created the perfect musical accompaniment for each scene and character, but also introduced groundbreaking innovations that allowed the music to intertwine seamlessly with the film, amplifying emotions and deeply impacting viewers. With the support of audiovisuals and stories, join us as we explore the extraordinary life of Max Steiner, 'the father of film music.'

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

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