Biography: Dr. Alan Pollack has been playing the piano since he was 8 years old. He holds a B.A. in Music from Brooklyn College CUNY, and a PhD in Music Theory and Composition from the University of Pennsylvania. After retiring from a 35-year Boston-based career in software engineering he relocated to Richmond in 2015 where he has returned to his first love, teaching. He has previously offered Osher courses on the Beatles and the Talmud in addition to classical piano music.