Allison Monroe teaching course with the Siegal Lifelong Learning Program in January

Allison Monroe

The Boswell Sisters, the Andrews Sisters, the McGuire Sisters, the Shirelles, the Shangri-las, the Blossoms, the Marvelettes, the Ronettes, the Supremes – The early to mid-20th c. saw the flowering of a musical phenomenon – ensembles of three to five female vocalists, moving, singing, and even dressing alike. This course explores the sounds, sights, and social contexts of girl groups, from their early roots in Jazz Age New Orleans to their zenith in 60s Motown.

The Ronettes (Monroe)
The Ronettes

Senior Scholars Intersession: Bring on the Girls! Girl Groups from 1925-1965 (Remote)

Senior Scholars Program

Instructor: Allison Monroe, Lecturer, Department of Music, CWRU
Date: Tuesdays, January 05-26
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m. ET

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The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program connects the academic world and Northeast Ohio's wider community through innovative and engaging programming. Adults of all ages pursue their love of learning by participating in courses and lectures with internationally renowned scholars and local experts who share their cutting-edge research and current topics of interest. CWRU alumni and friends can travel to global destinations where participants learn about a country, its culture and sites from faculty and trip leaders with deep knowledge and passion for the destination. Those who are looking to enhance their career can enroll in our Continuing Professional Studies classes and workshops that include such topics as Digital Skills Boot Camps and Deep Learning & Artificial Intelligence