CLASS 1065 – MY JAZZY VALENTINE: LOVE AND JAZZ
ROBERT JACOBS has been a professional musician for many years, playing both piano and accordion. His repertoire includes all genres, but jazz is his hands-down favorite. In this class you will be treated to his playing, both live and recorded, featuring jazzy songs of love and romance – its delights and other aspects! Class size is limited to 20. Monday, Feb 4.
CLASS FILLED CLASS 1066 – INTRODUCTION TO UKULELE
ASHLEY DICKERSON is a self-taught musician and believes that if everyone played ukulele, the world would be a happier place! Let her share the joy with you. Bring your own ukulele to class and, by the time you go home, you’ll have learned basics such as tuning, strumming, and beginner chords. Don’t worry, be happy! Class size is limited to 10 students. Monday, Jan 28.
CLASS 1067 – MANUALS, MUSIC, AND MARTINIS
Grab this golden opportunity to be inspired by sounds and spirits mixing together to please mind and body. Organ pipes and pedals are necessary supporting actors, but manuals are essential – and a martini makes it sublime! STEVE BLACKSTOCK, beloved Organist and Choirmaster at All Saints Church and award-winning Principal of Manteo Elementary School, will provide a manual romp on the Quimby Opus 74 pipe organ, while master mixologist JOHN TUCKER, President of the Bryan Cultural Series and known far and wide for this and other roles, will share his secrets of the perfect martini. Now that’s a double whammy of delights! Friday, Feb 1.
CLASS 1068 – ROMANTIC CLASSICAL MUSIC
What is “romantic” music? To some, it’s Elvis singing “Love Me Tender” or the Beatles with “I Want to Hold Your Hand”; to others, it would be almost any music from the 19th century. DWIGHT DAVIS, Program Director and morning host on WHRO-FM for 30 years, will lead an exploration of just what “romantic” means in the world of classical music. Tuesday, Feb 12.