Courses – Fall 2022 / Visual and Performing Arts / FOLK MUSIC

Coordinators: Bob Gottfried, Ellen Gottfried

We look at folk music in the USA through the songs of folk singers.

Each presentation focuses on one or two singers. We also study the history of folk music in the USA and the origins of the music presented.

Each presentation includes the playing of folk songs.

A WEEK / TUESDAY / 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Fall 2022 Class Schedule: Folk Music




Sep 7

Bob Gottfried

History of American Folk Music and Woody Guthrie

Sep 21 

Guest Speaker: Happy Traum

Folk Revival 1954-1971 An Insider's View

Oct 5

Yom Kippur - No Classes

Oct 19

Ellen Gottfried

Peter, Paul, and Mary

Nov 2

Mary Ann Donnelly, Wayne Cotter

Folk Music in Greenwich Village

Nov 16

June Jacobson

Phil Ochs

Dec 7

June Jacobson

Joan Baez

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