ESP Biography



LIZI GEORGE, Masters studen in Electrical Engineering




Major: EECS, Music

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G

Picture of Lizi George

Brief Biographical Sketch:

I love music, swing dancing, baking and electronics :)



Past Classes

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Sight-singing sing-along and Notation Exploration in Splash! 2013 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2013)
We will learn about and sight-sing music using: - Early European notation - Western staff notation - Shape Note notation - North Indian Classical notation


Lindy Hop for Beginners! in Splash! 2013 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2013)
An awesome dance from the 20's and 30's that is still danced today! We will learn the basic steps and how to dance to the music. Check out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkthxBsIeGQ for some of the pros!


Swing Dancing for beginners in Spark! 2013 (Mar. 16, 2013)
Come have fun, and leave with moves to impress your friends! No experience or partner necessary--just wear comfy shoes.


Swing Dancing for beginners in Spark! 2013 (Mar. 16, 2013)
Come have fun, and leave with moves to impress your friends! No experience or partner necessary--just wear comfy shoes.


The Politics of Rock & Roll in Splash! 2012 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2012)
Analyze classic Rock n' Roll bands of the 20th century and learn how they were influenced by U.S. policy.


Battle Ballads: The War-Time Music of the 20th Century in Spark! 2012 (Mar. 10, 2012)
What does a war sound like in music? Come learn about the history behind some of the most influential compositions of the 20th century. Meet the music of Béla Bartók, Igor Stravinsky, Charles Ives, Benjamin Britten and more!


Battle Ballads: The War-Time Music of the 20th Century in Splash! 2011 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2011)
What does a war sound like in music? Come learn about the history behind some of the most influential compositions of the 20th century. Meet the music of Béla Bartók, Igor Stravinsky, Charles Ives, Benjamin Britten and more!


BEETHOVEN in Splash! 2011 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2011)
Beethoven.


Of Motors and Music in Splash! 2011 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2011)
The combination of magnets and electricity can turn huge generators and help to amplify your favorite music! What makes them so awesome? This class will explore the physics behind some cool topics in electromagnetics in an intuitive way.


Nationalistic Music of the Romantic Period in Spark! 2011 (Mar. 12, 2011)
In this class we will: -listen to awesome music from the Romantic Period -drink tea -discuss the context of select pieces in terms of their composer's lives and their homelands!


Telephone Pictionary in Spark! 2011 (Mar. 12, 2011)
Calling all hilariously terrible artists ;). Telephone pictionary is exactly that - telephone with pictionary. Players stand in a line and the first player is given a word or phrase. They must, through the rules of pictionary, communicate this word or phrase to the next player. Hilarity ensues.


Crocheting is not for Grandma. in Splash! 2010 (Nov. 20 - 21, 2010)
Come learn to a crochet flowers, stars, hearts and other cool stuff :D


Nationalistic Music of the Romantic Period in Splash! 2010 (Nov. 20 - 21, 2010)
Ever wonder where some of the greatest themes in Romantic music came from? You probably haven't. But now you are! Come find out.


Crocheting: The basics, flowers and more in Splash! 2009 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2009)
Crocheting is fun and relaxing! I will teach a few basic skills, with the goal being to create a flower or similar design by the end of the class.


Nationalism of the Romantic Period: Chopin to Rachmaninoff in Splash! 2009 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2009)
Love classical music from the nineteenth century? Can't get enough of Chopin or Dvorák or Sibelius? Then come join us for a survey of classical music of the Romantic era! We'll discuss the development of nationalistic themes in music and listen to some of the best examples from Russia, Finland, Norway, Czechoslovakia, Spain and beyond!


Basic Crocheting! in Spark! Spring 2009 (Mar. 07, 2009)
This is a great course to learn a relaxing and fun activity! Single, half-double and double crochet will be taught. :)


Basic Knitting! in Spark! Spring 2009 (Mar. 07, 2009)
You will learn to knit, purl and much more! We will make a small project too :). This class is for all levels of knitters!


Learn How to Knit / Make a Camera Case, Etc. in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
Knitting is fun and exciting! You will learn how to make a stretchy, fuzzy case for your camera, iPod, phone, or whatever small object you want to avoid getting scratched. A headband is another option. Any knitting skill level is welcome - I can help you with more advanced skills if there is time - but this class is geared towards beginners.


Crocheting I in JUNCTION (2009)
Slip stitch, single, double and half-double crochet.


Crocheting II in JUNCTION (2009)
If you know the basics, take this for a quick review of some stitches and an intro to granny squares!


Knitting I in JUNCTION (2009)
Knitting is wicked fun, you should come try it :) This is for beginners.


Knitting II in JUNCTION (2009)
If you know some of the basics or have taken Knitting I, this class is for you!