Our favorite Beatleologist SCOTT FREIMAN joins us live at the Rafael with three new multimedia presentations and a Saturday evening meet & greet!

Scott combines his love of The Beatles with his experience as a composer, producer and engineer to deliver unique educational lectures about the creative process of the Beatles. He moves past the personalities of the four Beatles to uncover the reasons why their music continues to be loved by millions.

 Sharing rare audio, video, and photos of the Beatles, Scott’s multimedia presentations transport his audiences into Abbey Road Studio with anecdotes about The Beatles’ recording sessions, allowing fans to experience the evolution of The Beatles’ groundbreaking albums and songs.

Scott’s lectures have entertained audiences of musicians and non-musicians alike, from pre-teenagers to octogenarians. Once you’ve attended one of Scott’s presentations, you’ll never listen to The Beatles or any other music the same way again!

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FRIDAY, JUNE 9 • 7:15

1964 was a critical year in Beatles history. After being ignored by Capitol Records in America, the Beatles finally broke through, releasing several hit singles and albums and making a triumphant debut on the Ed Sullivan Show. Later that year, they created the groundbreaking film, A Hard Day’s Night, for which Lennon and McCartney wrote some of their best songs to date.

Scott will share the stories behind the 1964 Beatles along with a track-by-track look at the songs of A Hard Day’s Night, including “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “And I Love Her,” and the title track.

$15 General | $13 Seniors & Youth | $10 CAFILM members

SATURDAY, JUNE 10 • 7:15

In late 1964, the Beatles begin to move from the early, heady days of Beatlemania into the beginnings of more mature influences – both musically and otherwise!

Scott will share the stories behind the making of Beatles for Sale and the “I Feel Fine”/”She’s A Woman” single. The presentation continues with a look at the making of Help!, diving deep into the songs from that film and album, including “Help!” “You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away,” and “Yesterday.” The presentation ends with the story of the Beatles’ groundbreaking Shea Stadium concert.

Join us for a meet & greet with Scott following the program.

$20 General | $18 Seniors & Youth | $15 CAFILM members

SUNDAY, JUNE 11 • 4:15

After more than eight hours of Peter Jackson’s epic Get Back documentary, you might think that there is nothing more to be said about the Beatles’ recording sessions for Let It Be. But, you would be wrong.

Scott will dive deep into the music of Let It Be with insights into the composition, arrangement, and production of classic songs like “Get Back,” “Two Of Us,” and “Let It Be.” Using rare audio and video, Scott provides a musical focus to the Get Back sessions. Scott will also discuss how Phil Spector applied his special touch to the final Let It Be album.

$15 General | $13 Seniors & Youth | $10 CAFILM members


Scott Freiman is a composer, a musician, and a software entrepreneur. Mr. Freiman is the CEO of Qwire, which creates collaborative cloud-based software that addresses significant problems with music licensing and cue sheet reporting for film and television. Scott is the creator of Deconstructing The Beatles, a series of multimedia presentations about the composition and production techniques of the Fab Four. Mr. Freiman has presented his lectures to sold out audiences throughout North America at theaters, museums and corporations, such as Pixar, Google, and Facebook. Scott has also lectured at colleges and universities and has taught a 13-part course at Yale University entitled The Beatles in The Studio.

Scott Freiman is featured in eleven Deconstructing the Beatles films currently showing in theatres and available on DVD and streaming. They include films on the Birth of the Beatles, the 1963 Beatles, A Hard Day’s Night, Help!, Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Magical Mystery Tour, the White Album, and Abbey Road. In addition, Mr. Freiman’s Deconstructing the Beatles’ Chords and Progressions DVD teaches songwriting using the music of the Beatles.