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Jeffrey K. Meek, historian, will be speaking to the North Texas Objectivist Society!

Musically Illustrated lecture (2.5 hrs): The Foundations of Western Music

This musically illustrated lecture surveys the development of music in the Western world from Pythagoras in ancient Greece to John Cage in the twentieth century. It reviews the major developments, both technical and philosophical, that led to the giants on the Romantic Period of the nineteenth century and subsequent fall in the twentieth.

No formal musical education is required.

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ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Jeffrey K. Meek studied music history and performance at the University of Southern Mississippi. As a clarinet student of Wilbur Moreland he has performed with the USM Symphony Orchestra, The Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, and the Meridian Symphony Orchestra. He studied conducting with Dr. Joe Barry Mullins and composition and arranging with Luigi Zanninelli.

He is currently Vice President – Asset Sales and Recovery for WaMu Card Services in Arlington, Texas.

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ABOUT THE NORTH TEXAS OBJECTIVIST SOCIETY

http://aynrand.meetup.com/71/about/

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PROGRAM*

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Arrival, signing-in, and seating

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm - Musically illustrated lecture followed by question period

* Refreshments only. Business casual.

* The speaker reserves all copyright. Note-taking is permitted, but by participation each audience member agrees not to publish any lecture notes.

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ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUESTED

We request advance registration for limited seating, to build membership in NTOS, for our security, and to avoid the management of payments at the door.

Please register as follows:

(1) Visit our event listing at: http://aynrand.meetup.com/71/calendar/list/

...RSVP for yourself plus any welcome guests you may wish to bring.

...Pay the event fee(s) via the payment link provided.

(2) "Contact Organizer" via http://aynrand.meetup.com/71/suggestion/

to send an e-mail with the following information:

...Your name;

...The name(s) of your guest(s), if any;

...Your e-mail address;

...Your mailing address;

...Your telephone number(s).

We will not give out, publish, or sell your contact information.

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LOCATION

Arlington, TX (Central Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex)

The location information will be sent via e-mail to those who register.

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QUESTIONS

If you have any questions, need any special accommodation, or have any difficulties regarding making online registration, please contact us via the "Contact Organizer" feature on Meetup at: http://aynrand.meetup.com/71/suggestion/

We hope you can join us!

"Old Toad", Organizer

North Texas Objectivist Society

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