Through a combination of audio, video and live performance, Professor Daniel C. Jacobson of the Western Michigan University School of Music will discuss the impact of popular songs of the 1960s on the turbulent socio-political climate of that era.
Dr. Jacobson completed his Ph.D. programs in both musicology and music theory at the University of California-Santa Barbara and has taught a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in music history, analysis, appreciation, and technology. He received the WMU College of Fine Arts Outstanding Service Award in 2002. His research includes publications in books, professional journals, and nationally released CD-ROM/multimedia. He currently teaches music history at Western Michigan University.