Dr. David Ott, internationally recognized composer and conductor, will open the Unitarian Church sponsored community classical music study series, Better Listening, on Feb. 5.



His program, "An Evening in Vienna," includes CD samples from Mozart and Beethoven.



Other returning professional speakers for the weekly series include NFSO Director Jeffrey Rink, Dr. Jeremy Ribando from the NWF State College and retired humanities professor Dr. Robert Larson.



The Better Listening series combines commentaries on classic music and related CD selections. The programs will be held from 7-9 p.m. each Tuesday evening Feb. 5 through March 26 at the Unitarian Church Fellowship Hall, 1295 Bayshore Drive, in Valparaiso. All sessions are free and open to the public. No reservations required.



For further information, contact Lou Johnson at musicstudy@uufec.com.