A graduate of Oberlin Conservatory, violinist Moby Pearson has performed with chamber ensembles and orchestras for over 45 years. He has toured the great concert halls in Europe with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and coached student ensembles in the middle east as a member of the Apple Hill Chamber Players. Presently he resides in Brattleboro and is on the faculty of the Brattleboro Music Center where he teaches, conducts, and offers courses in music appreciation.
Course Title: Not Your Usual Music Appreciation (Spring Term 2019)
"I loved every minute of this delightful course and learned so much. Moby brings such a wealth of musical knowledge and experience to the class, and I especially enjoyed the eclectic weekly themes. He is an outstanding instructor!"
"Moby obviously spent considerable effort getting the sections of the pieces he wanted to play organized. Well done. He quietly demonstrated great knowledge of the music without overwhelming us with technicalities."
Course Title: Not Your Usual Music Appreciation (Fall Term 2018)
"The instructor was knowledgeable about the music presented. The music was excellent."
"I learned so much in a few weeks and our study leader was so well organized and knowledgeable. He opened up a world of music to me that I may never have found on my own."
Course Title: Not Your Usual Music Appreciation (Spring Term 2018)
"The Study Leader is able to make everyone feel comfortable. He is unusually relaxed for such an ambitious and skilled teacher."
"Moby was relaxed, open to any questions, and appreciative of the music and the class. He was well prepared with the technology he used."
"The Study Leader was exceptionally knowledgeable,was organized, and encouraged discussion."