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With its stunning acoustics, intimate size and classic architectural interior, the Petaluma Historical Library and Museum affords performers and concert goers alike the ultimate in sound experience.  Based around the 1899 Henry F. Miller Piano, the Museum has featured classical performances by such greats as Nigel Armstrong and Miles Graber, Jura Margulis, Elizabeth Walter, Yun Chu, Amy Hiraga, Shu-Yi-Pai, Nanci Severance, Peter Wyrick, Matthew Young,  the 5 B concert featuring Judiyaba, Marilyn Thompson and Roy Zajac, Jillian Boye and others.

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Musical Mondays:

Myth, Music and Philosophy
at the Petaluma Historical Museum
With Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D.

Join celebrated music historian and pianist Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D for a series of inspiring and enlightening lecture-performances that trace the evolution of both sacred and secular Western Classical music from Ancient Greece to Contemporary America.

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“Kayleen Asbo is a force of nature. She has the rare ability not to just educate and entertain-but also to inspire”
Alan Silow, President of the Santa Rosa Symphony

Series Two: From Enlightenment to Crazy Love:
Mondays from 10:30  am -12 Noon

Monday, January 23: Mozart and Haydn

Monday, January 30: Beethoven and Schubert

Monday, February 6: Frederic Chopin and Franz Liszt

Monday, February 13: Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms


Early Bird Special:
Series One Tickets: $80 for the four part lecture-series, available until December 15

Regular Series:
$100 for the four part lecture-performance series after December 15

Individual tickets:
Available for $30.00 on a space-available basis at the door

A portion of the class proceeds of each class will go to supporting Simply Strings, the Santa Rosa Symphony’s music education in the schools program.

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Museum Location and Hours

The Petaluma Historical Museum is located at 20 Fourth Street,
in downtown Petaluma, CA 94952.  (707) 778-4398

Hours Thursday through Saturday:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Petaluma Historical Museum ~ 20 Fourth Street ~ Petaluma, CA 94952 ~ (707) 778-4398

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