Past Speaker

Professor Carol Reynolds is a uniquely talented and much sought-after public speaker for arts venues and general audiences. She combines her insights on music history, arts, and culture with her passion for arts education to create programs and curricula, inspire concert audiences, and lead arts tours. Never dull or superficial, Carol brings to her audiences a unique mix of humor, substance, and skilled piano performance to make the arts more accessible and meaningful to all . . .

Workshop: How Literature Springs Into Music

Wednesday, June 16, 2:50 PM (CDT)

Our Western cultural heritage owes much to the composer’s embrace of literature . The principles for transforming text into music are fascinating and historically consistent. We will consider these principles using examples from the Old Testament, Shakespeare, and Cervantes’ Don Quixote.

More about Professor Carol

The absolute key at every age is reading. And not just the child reading, but reading aloud to the child. Read to them for as many minutes as you can each day. Every subject can be presented through reading . . . ~ Dr. Carol Reynolds