The Ten Greatest Composers of All Time (and How I Chose Them)
Stephen Alltop, Senior Lecturer, Conducting and Ensembles
Stephen Alltop, Senior Lecturer in the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, will offer a lively discussion about the ten composers he considers to be the greatest of all time, and the criteria employed
in selecting them. A variety of live performances will be offered throughout the quarter. Class participants will be invited to submit statements in support of composers not shown on the list below. Dr.
Alltop will address composers put forward by the class during the March 5 lecture.