New Music Series: Broadway Backstage to Operatic Happy Hours

A special music series presented by the Boulder JCC & Osher Marin JCC

We are bringing the love of the theater to you! This series brings intimate musical performances to the comfort of your own home.

The Boulder JCC has partnered with the Osher Marin JCC, whose National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance offers an array of interesting, engaging, educational, sometimes delicious, and often, just plain fun programs for continued growth and learning.

Music & Morsels: Wednesday, January 6 — Classical Elegance for the New Year – 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Pianist Ian Scarfe will present a special New Year’s program featuring the classical masters – Sonatas by Franz Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Scarfe will give a breakdown of the history and context of the Sonatas, offering a kind of “listening guide” to these incredible works.
Program:
Haydn, Sonata in E-flat Major, No. 49
Mozart, Sonata in C Major, K. 330
*** And after the program, stay for a live Q&A with our guest artist! ***
Note the special pricing available for this event – available only to those who act quickly! Register here.
“New Year’s Special” Tickets: Free until 72-hours in advance
“Early Bird” Tickets: $8; available until 48-hours in advance
“Regular” Tickets: $15; available until 15-mins prior to the performance

Cocktails & Cabalettas: Operatic Happy Hours – Four Wednesdays, January 6-27 – 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Let’s bring some joy and light to the dark winter season! Join popular San Francisco Bay Area Opera Instructor James Sokol for a happy hour of beautiful music, interesting tidbits, and lively banter and maybe a behind-the-scenes story or two thrown in for good measure! Who knows, we might even have special guests drop in for a “toast.” Video performance clips bring the magic of opera into our festivities. Come for the music; stay for the fun!
A ticket for the series of four happy hours is $20. You may buy a “Give-Us-A-Try” ticket for the January 6 event for $8.
Register here. Note that registration ends January 6.

Broadway Backstage – Four Thursdays, January 7-28 — 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Let Osher Marin JCC Program Director & Broadway/opera instructor James Sokol sneak you in the Stage Door to go “backstage” on Broadway! Meet special guest theater professionals – who bring unique expertise, experiences, and insights to the discussion – at our exclusive, live, behind-the-scenes visits. Photos/video clips (when available) will enrich the experience.
January guests include:
Randy Graff – The Veteran (January 7)
Kelli Barrett – The One to Watch (January 14)
James Moye – The Actor/Director (January 21)
Carolee Carmello – The “Go to Gal” (January 28)
Series tickets are $50. “Give-Us-A-Try” tickets are available for any single visit and cost $15.
For much more information and to register, click here.

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