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Enhance your listening and appreciation of classical music through Music 101 with KUSC's Alan Chapman.

These music appreciation courses are designed for all LA Phil audiences, from those who know very little about classical music and its history, to those who are lifelong listeners. Choose one or more classes, each of which explores a variety of topics illustrated with musical examples from the corresponding LA Phil season, plus vibrant visuals and a lively Q&A.

Tickets are just $5!


 “Alan is our local classical treasure.”

 “Very informative and entertaining!”

“Perfect – educational and fun!”

2019/20 Season

In this trio of whimsical presentations loaded with musical examples, KUSC’s Alan Chapman explores the wonders of some of the 20th-century's most popular symphonies and works by Mozart and Beethoven. Along the way he’ll help you tune in to symphonic form and hear things you’ve never noticed before.


More fun with Music 101

Take the Music 101 Pop Quizzes!

Pop Quiz #1



Pop Quiz #2