Oasis continues to offer livestream classes as the spring term closes out! Plus, scroll down for more interesting activities while you’re staying at home, the weekly tutor “vlog,” and a brief update on summer registration.
Upcoming Livestream Classes!
You can register for these two classes by clicking on the class title. Or call the office at 505-884-4529 to register with a credit card over the phone (please don’t wait until the morning of the class) – phone extensions are below. Refer to your emailed receipt for the required Zoom class link, meeting ID, and password. More Zoom class announcements coming next week!
Kurt Weill’s Useful Music (#116)
Jane Ellen Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:00-Noon $10
Kurt Weill (1900-50), known primarily in the United States for “Mack the Knife” from The Threepenny Opera, was a leading composer for the stage, as well as a classical composer during his tragically short career. Denounced by the Nazis, he fled Europe in 1933 to pursue his ideal of writing music that served a socially useful purpose. This class is amplified by a wide range of recordings, including classic performances by his wife, Lotte Lenya.
I’ll See You on the Dark Side of the Moon: Pink Floyd (#112)
Jane Ellen Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:00-Noon $10
British rockers Pink Floyd were far from just “Another Brick in the Wall.” Together these ambitious and virtuosic musicians became the founders of both blues-based progressive rock and psychedelic space-rock. They also became known for intense songs with lyrics commenting on emotional, political, and social issues. Unafraid to experiment with technology, they used increasingly innovative sonic effects and state-of-the-art recording techniques to help craft their albums and film scores.
Jane Ellen is the consummate storyteller with eclectic interests, specializing in music and entertainment history. She is an award-winning composer and recording artist who shares her passion for music, history, and spirituality with Albuquerque audiences. Jane has a catalog of more than 60 published works and numerous choral and chamber commissions; and her music has been performed internationally.