FESTIVAL DATES:

 

Lecture+Music French Connections I, Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Lecture+Music French Connections II, Tuesday April 30, 2019

Josephine, Saturday, June 15, 2019

FRANK COOPER, musicologist

Founding Music Director of the Mainly Mozart Festival

 

Frank Cooper has a long track record as a speaker in the classroom and lecture hall, on radio and television, and at public events about music. He taught at Butler University, the New World School of the Arts, and University of Miami. For 35 years, he introduced the concerts of Indiana's Festival Music Society, a task he similarly performed for 17 years with the Coral Gables Mainly Mozart Festival.

 

He has presented pre-concert and in-concert lectures for Judy Drucker's Great Artist Series, the Cleveland Orchestra in Miami, the Miami International Piano Festival and other programs, spoken over the CBC (Canada), BBC (England), Radio Nederlands (Holland) and been the host for five years of "Symphony Backstage," the official television show of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

 

He is known locally for his 18 seasons of twice-annual public lectures at the University of Miami, where he is now Research Professor Emeritus of Musicology.