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Posted on: September 15, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Library Speaker Series with Scott Freiman analyzing The Beatles' music, Sept. 20 at City Hall


2023 Malibu Library Speaker Series Continues with Scott Freiman, an Expert on Music by The Beatles, SEPTEMBER 20 

The 2023 Malibu Library Speaker Series continues Wednesday, September 20 with Scott Freiman, who will lead an in-depth discussion on The Beatles’ iconic album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” The free event takes place at 7:00 PM at Malibu City Hall’s Civic Theater.

The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” is one of the most influential albums of all time. Rolling Stone magazine described it as the most important rock and roll album ever made, an unsurpassed adventure in concept, sound, songwriting, cover art, and studio technology by the greatest rock group of all time. In Deconstructing “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” Freiman looks at the album from multiple angles, exploring the history behind the music. He conducts an educational journey into the creative process of The Beatles performances and recording sessions. 

Scott Freiman is a composer, musician, and software entrepreneur. He is the creator of “Deconstructing The Beatles,” a series of multimedia presentations about the composition and production techniques of The Beatles. He has presented his lectures to sold-out audiences throughout North America at theaters, museums and corporations and has been part of the Malibu Library Speaker Series twice. Freiman has lectured at colleges and universities and has taught a 13-part course at Yale University on The Beatles.

About the Series
Launched in 2013, the Malibu Library Speaker Series is a program in partnership with the Malibu Library, part of LA County Library, and the City of Malibu. It features experts, authors, and other notable figures discussing various subjects, including the entertainment industry, literature, science, motivation, the arts, education, sports, travel, food, and the environment.

The free event includes a reception with a Q&A. Space is limited, so RSVPs are required. Malibu City Hall is located at 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. For more information or to RSVP, visit or call the Malibu Library at 310-456-6438.