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February 2019

W19-12 THE SYMPHONIC LIFE — INSIDE THE REPERTOIRE

February 25 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-12 THE SYMPHONIC LIFE — INSIDE THE REPERTOIRE Mondays: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 6 Sessions: Jan. 28-Mar. 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Michael McClelland, George Nickson, Sean O’Neil, Betsy Traba, and Justin Vibbard A new installment in the Symphonic Life series, this course and will focus on orchestral repertoire from the Baroque period to the present day. Five professional musicians from the Sarasota Orchestra delve into music from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist, and Contemporary periods of music…

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W19-06 EVOLUTION OF JAZZ: PART I

February 25 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-06 EVOLUTION OF JAZZ: PART I Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Martin Adams At the dawn of the 20th century, the musical cultures of two continents collided and fused on a third continent (North America), becoming “jazz.” We will explore the roots of America’s indigenous art form from its genesis to flowering into 1920s “Jazz Era,” and the 1930s “Swing Era.” We will use the recordings and…

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W19-34 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 1

February 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-34 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 1 Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Albert Cohen In Wagner’s epic “Ring Cycle,” he uses recurring themes to denote people, places, emotions, etc. In this course, we will learn these themes and see how they are used by viewing excerpts from the first two operas for the four-opera cycle. Silver Member: $95; Gold Member: $85.50.

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W19-36 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DIDN’T DESTROY THEM ALL!

February 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-36 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DIDN’T DESTROY THEM ALL! Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon When rock ‘n’ roll arrived in 1953-1954, it changed American Pop music forever. Big Bands, singers, songwriters, and music publishers were in a real quandary—“What do we do now with this teenage phenomenon? Our careers are finished!” Oh, but wait! In this class, you will discover that many “old school” performers and songwriters continued their popularity during this great…

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W19-59 SHINING HORNS: THE LEGACY OF THE GREAT JAZZ BRASS AND REED PLAYERS

February 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-59 SHINING HORNS: THE LEGACY OF THE GREAT JAZZ BRASS AND REED PLAYERS Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 23-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Henry Ettman Taking a cue from genealogy, we will trace the lineage of the acclaimed major horn stylists of jazz, from their source to the young rising stars of today. Each class will focus on a particular instrument: trumpet, trombone, soprano/tenor sax, alto sax, clarinet, and other reed instruments. Through archival video/musical presentations and lively discussion,…

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W19-70 LISTENING TO JAZZ

February 28 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-70 LISTENING TO JAZZ Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 31-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harry Miedema Jazz is composition without an eraser. Jazz players create on the spot. Can we learn to hear how they construct their solos? Through examples and demonstrations, we will learn to appreciate this art form more deeply and understand how solos are constructed. No musical experience is required. Questions and discussion will be encouraged as we put the secrets of jazz performance in the…

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March 2019

SP19-08 NOVELTY SONGS— THE LAST LAUGH

March 11 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-08 NOVELTY SONGS— THE LAST LAUGH Mondays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon When recorded music began selling in the ’20s and ’30s, novelty songs dominated the hit parade. This lasted for more than 40 years—then poof! They nearly disappeared from top 40 radio, but why? This course will give you some answers. We’ll take a humorous, nostalgic trip recalling those funny songs with video and recordings. We will relive the laughter created…

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SP19-12 CHAMBER MUSIC FOR EVERYONE

March 12 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-12 CHAMBER MUSIC FOR EVERYONE Tuesdays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Winberg Explore this revised course about chamber music— once reserved for royalty. We’ll discuss its history, listen to delightful works from Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms, and learn about the impact of the composers’ lives on their music and instruments. The instructor has played these works for years and has observed the evolution of styles of these splendid composers. The music will be…

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SP19-16 A SONG GROWS IN BROOKLYN

March 12 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-16 A SONG GROWS IN BROOKLYN Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon Is it in the water? The air they breathe? Why has Brooklyn given us such a quantity and quality of singers, songwriters, and music VIPs? The list is mind-boggling. Starting with George Gershwin, Carole King, and Marvin Hamlisch, Brooklyn songwriters have composed much of the music of our lives. And Brooklyn singers from all genres, have been a staple on…

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SP19-19 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 2

March 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-19 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 2 Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Albert Cohen In Wagner’s epic “Ring Cycle,” he uses recurring themes to denote people, places, emotions, etc. In this course, we will learn these themes and see how they are used by viewing excerpts from the first two operas of the four-opera cycle. Part 1 was offered in the fall term. It is not necessary to have taken Part 1…

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SP19-24 LISTENING TO JAZZ

March 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-24 LISTENING TO JAZZ Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harry Miedema Jazz is composition without an eraser. Jazz players create on the spot. Can we learn to hear how they construct their solos? Through examples and demonstrations, we will learn to appreciate this art form more deeply and understand how solos are constructed. No musical experience is required. Questions and discussion will be encouraged as we put the secrets of jazz performance in the…

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SP19-37 MUSIC GEMS INSPIRED BY THE BIBLE

March 13 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-37 MUSIC GEMS INSPIRED BY THE BIBLE Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Murray Simon Many of the sacred texts of the Hebrew Bible were the “Genesis” for a number of celebrated musical works. These “creations” can be found in many forms and styles of musical expression. We will identify the original biblical texts that inspired such well-known music as found on Broadway like “Milk and Honey” by Jerry Herman and “Joseph and the Amazing…

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SP19-27 THE EVOLUTION OF JAZZ, PART II

March 13 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-27 THE EVOLUTION OF JAZZ, PART II Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 13-May 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Martin Adams Jazz was America’s national popular music from the 1920s to the mid-1940s. In fact, the decades of the ’20s, ’30s, and ’40s are known respectively as the “Jazz Age” and the “Swing Era.” The roots of both modern jazz and rock sprang from this era as well. We will follow the evolution of jazz from the “speakeasies” to the…

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May 2019

SU19-04 RASCALS, ROGUES, ROYALTIES, AND RIPOFFS (Summer)

May 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-04 RASCALS, ROGUES, ROYALTIES, AND RIPOFFS (Summer) Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 7-May 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon The music business—all glitz and glamour? Untold fame and money? Not always. We often see and hear about the success and fame of many music stars, from public relations firms, fan magazines, television, and social media. However, there are many stories of wasted opportunities, shady business deals, and personal disappointments the public never hears about. In this course, we…

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