Due to Covid-19 GREAT COURSES is canceled until further notice.  Please check back regularly for updates.




The popular series of lectures and discussion is held on the 2nd Tuesday and 4th Tuesday of the month in winter and spring of each year. Each session lasts approximately 90 minutes. Great Courses features a series of DVDs augmented with discussions and local experts.

The 2nd Tuesday of the month discusses the masters of music and is facilitated by Dr. Elizabeth Child. The 4th Tuesday of the month discusses great works of art.

Dr. Elizabeth Child holds a doctorate in performance from the Julliard School, a master’s degree from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor’s degree from Converse College. Well-known for her combination of dramatic intensity and intimate communication, Beth currently operates a piano studio in Tryon.

Coffee, hot teas, and light refreshments are provided at the Great Courses. There is no cost for the series. Seating is limited to 35 people, so attendees are asked to reserve their place in the series in advance.

For more information, contact TFAC at 828-859-8322.

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