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February 2018

W18-FCC-25 WAR & MUSIC

February 26 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1031 S. Euclid Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-FCC-25 WAR & MUSIC Mondays: 9-11 a.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 5-26 FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 1031 S. EUCLID AVE., SARASOTA 34237 George Nickson and Justin Vibbard A myriad of factors and geopolitical events can influence and affect an artist or an entire art form, but perhaps none more so than war and political strife. Over four weeks we will explore several of the composers and musical styles most affected by conflict in the 20th century, often considered one…

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W18-10 THE VIOLIN

February 26 @ 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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W18-10 THE VIOLIN Mondays: 11-12:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 5-26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM DaVid Pineda-Huezo Don’t assume that Italians invented the violin. In this course, students will learn that its origins lie at least as far back as ancient Egypt. We’ll trace its development into the modern violin born in the 16th century in the territories that are now Germany, Austria, and Northern Italy. The violin is not exclusive to classical music, so we’ll consider its vast musical repertoire representing…

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W18-FCC-24 SYMPHONIC LIFE

February 26 @ 2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
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First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1031 S. Euclid Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-FCC-24 SYMPHONIC LIFE Mondays: 2:30-4:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 22-Feb. 26 FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 1031 S. EUCLID AVE., SARASOTA 34237 Sponsored by the Sarasota Orchestra: Lena Cambis, Michael McClelland, George Nickson, Betsy Hudson Traba, and Justin Vibbard Take a peek behind the curtain of the Sarasota Orchestra with five of its musicians who will offer insight into aspects of their profession and the classical music world in general. Topics to be covered include Orchestral Repertoire, Lives of…

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W18-32 MAGNIFICENT CHAMBER MUSIC

February 27 @ 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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W18-32 MAGNIFICENT CHAMBER MUSIC Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Winberg Join us for adventures with superb chamber music of the Classical and Romantic music eras from renown composers such as Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and Dvorak. We will discuss the impact of the composers’ lives on their music, their instruments, and the translation of notes to music. We will also sample recordings, movies, and possibly live performances. Come and enjoy examples of…

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W18-55 THE EVOLUTION OF JAZZ 1918-2018

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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W18-55 THE EVOLUTION OF JAZZ 1918-2018 Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 10-Feb. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Martin Adams In this class, we will listen to jazz and discuss its evolution—from its start as bawdy music in Storyville (New Orleans’ red-light district) to its many changes over the past century. Jazz, in its many forms, has been known as pop music, elite music, underground music, and at times, light to serious creative art. Join us for the discussion and journey…

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March 2018

W18-78 THE OTHER SIDE OF NASHVILLE

March 1 @ 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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W18-78 THE OTHER SIDE OF NASHVILLE Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon Music City has been the mecca for country music since the ‘40s. Its identity has become world famous and its music—the most programmed format on radio, but wait! In this class, we will explore the incredible, and mostly unknown, secret of Nashville, its wealth and the variety of non-country music that has had its roots there. The list of artists,…

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SP18-11 THE VIOLIN

March 5 @ 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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SP18-11 THE VIOLIN Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Mar. 5-26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM DaVid Pineda-Huezo Don’t assume that Italians invented the violin. In this course, students will learn that its origins lie at least as far back as ancient Egypt. We’ll trace its development into the modern violin born in the 16th century in the territories that are now Germany, Austria, and Northern Italy. The violin is not exclusive to classical music, so we’ll consider its vast musical repertoire representing…

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SP18-18 AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC: ITS HISTORY AND INFLUENCE ON POP MUSIC

March 6 @ 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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AND INFLUENCE ON POP MUSIC Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Mar. 6-Apr. 10 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon Rock music began from influences of R&B and its infusion with jazz and country. Less attention has been paid, however, to the extraordinary influence of American folk music. We will examine the 1930s and 1940s and learn how early singers brought their music to radio and the public, and follow folk music’s development during the next decades. We’ll discover its influences…

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SP18-24 LEARN TO LOVE CLASSICAL MUSIC

March 6 @ 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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SP18-24 LEARN TO LOVE CLASSICAL MUSIC Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 6-Apr. 24 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Albert Cohen How does one begin the process of listening to and learning about classical music? Our premise is basic: you know more than you realize. Exposure to the classics you have already heard makes the subject less forbidding. We will discuss such topics as: What is a symphony? How are the movements arranged? What are two secrets that will help the beginner?…

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SP18-27 HOW JAZZ WORKS

March 6 @ 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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SP18-27 HOW JAZZ WORKS Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Mar. 6-Apr. 10 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harry Miedema Jazz is composition without an eraser. Its mixture of African musical culture and Western European musical culture has made it a truly American music. In this course, with the help of numerous music selections and demonstrations, we’ll seek to define jazz and explore a range of topics such as improvisation, the art of transcription, the art of listening, learning by rote, performance practice…

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SP18-41 THE MODERN GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

March 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 11, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-41 THE MODERN GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Mar. 7-Apr. 11 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon “The Great American Songbook” — wonderful standards written mostly from 1930 to 1955. These songs have been recorded by hundreds of artists over the years. However, there are many songs written from the 1950s on. Are they as good? Do they, and will they, hold up over time? We will go on a musical treasure hunt, looking to discover some “good…

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