10 Wednesdays, September 13 – November 15, $80
Beginners 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Players 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Uncle Zac, the “uke guy”, a local ukulele performer and teacher who has played the uke for 50 years, will teach two levels of ukulele classes. Those who are new to the ukulele should take the earlier class and those who have some experience the 1:30 class. You will learn to play a variety of songs and Uncle Zac can rent you a uke for the semester for $10 if you don’t have one.
Opera on Film !
6 Wednesdays, October 4 – November 8, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., $72
Dr. Jerry Sehulster will play and discuss operas filmed by renowned directors, including Bergman, Weigl, Zeffirelli, Ponnelle and more. Operas in this first series will include The Magic Flute, Eugene Onegin, La Boheme, Tosca and others TBA.
♣ The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works
12 Thursdays, September 7 – November 30, 1:45 p.m., Free
Great Courses favorite Professor Robert Greenberg of San Francisco Performances returns with an in-depth exploration of the solo piano works he considers to be among the most exceptional landmarks in the literature. The 23 works you will hear represent the selections of an internationally respected composer and music historian, carefully chosen to highlight the most significant compositional and pianistic achievements in the solo piano repertoire
♣ These programs are high-quality video lectures from the Teaching Company, BBC, PBS and other venues shown on a big screen.