Beethoven and the Romantics

Instructor: Dr. Kayleen Asbo Wednesdays | Jan. 15 – Feb. 19 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center 6-week session, Class ID: 7869, Cost: $110 Sign Up On The SRJC Website Fill your ears during Asbo’s exploration into Beethoven’s musical evolution from imitator to hero and discover how his late quartets influenced Schubert and Mendelssohn and how his symphonies inspired and guided Liszt, Brahms, Berlioz, Wagner and Tchaikovsky. Dr. Kayleen Asbo is the cultural

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The Science Behind, Inside and Under World Famous Architecture

Instructor: Sally Heath Thursdays | Jan. 16 – Feb. 5 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | East Recreation Center 6-week session, Class ID: 7871, Cost: $110 NOTE: This class will not meet on February 6th Sign Up On The SRJC Website Discover why buildings stand or collapse through the exploration of the science, engineering and materials of iconic structures like the Pyramids, the Colosseum, Hagia Sophia, the Golden Gate Bridge, the World Trade Center and

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You’re Writing a Memoir? A How-To Workshop

Instructor: Ida Rae Egli Wednesdays Jan. 22 – Feb. 19 6:00 – 8:00 PM | Central Activities Center, Rm. B 5-week session, Class ID: 7872, Cost: $126 Sign Up On The SRJC Website Back by popular demand, this interactive class teaches the skills needed for memoir writing in an interactive, experiential way that is personalized to each student. Teacher and student feedback on in-class writings are offered in addition to traditional classroom instruction. Ida Rae

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Contemporary Comedic Genius Series: Billy Crystal

Instructor: Martin Marshall Mondays | Jan. 13 – Feb. 3 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center 4-week session, Class ID: 7867, Cost: $81 Sign Up On The SRJC Website Laugh out loud with Marshall as he explores the comedy and career of the very funny Billy Crystal on Saturday Night Live, as the star in When Harry met Sally, the urban cowboy in City Slickers, the Tony-winning 700 Sundays and much more. Martin

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More Joy

Oakmont’s very own folk music quartet More Joy performed at Oakmont’s Berger Center auditorium on Saturday, September 22 at 7 pm.

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Kasey Knudsen Jazz Sextet

On Thursday, September 13 at 7pm in the Berger Center, Oakmont Lifelong Learning featured Kasey Knudsen. Kasey Knudsen is a San Francisco based saxophonist, composer & educator. She earned her BA in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music in 2001. Since relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area, Knudsen has been commissioned by the Jazzschool’s Emerging Artist Series to write and perform new work as well as Intersection For The Arts and the De

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Global Crisis and the American Dream: America First or America as a World Leader?

    Was held Wednesday, July 18 at 1pm in the Berger Center. We presented public policy debate video-taped earlier this year by the Panetta Institute. Program moderated LIVE by Dr. Richard Kezirian, Professor Emeritus, Monterrey Peninsula College. Global Crisis and the American Dream: America First or America as a World Leader? Leon Panetta with panelists: Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy and political columnist George

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Thalea String Quartet

Was held Friday, July 6 at 7pm in the Berger Center. Thalea String Quartet is a young and exciting professional quartet dedicated to bringing timeless music that connects with audiences on a musical, emotional and personal level. These dedicated educators have been mentored by members of the Julliard, Kronos, Takacs, Pacifica and Danish String Quartets.

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