Commemorate the Exodus from Egypt and celebrate the Jewish people being led to freedom! Journey with popular San Francisco Bay Area instructor James Sokol through diverse music – Broadway, pop, opera, country & more! – exploring the theme of freedom. Audio & video clips bring the beauty of music into our discussion!
About the instructor: James Sokol
James Sokol started in the opera world under the leadership of Beverly Sills at New York City Opera. After working on projects with the Opera Company of Philadelphia while in graduate school, Sokol moved west to work at San Francisco Opera. He is a former Executive Director of Pocket Opera and a Founding Member of the Singers Development Foundation. He has been teaching throughout the SF Bay Area for over 25-years including at San Francisco Opera, College of Marin, University of San Francisco’s Fromm Institute, Santa Rosa Junior College, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at Dominican University and Sonoma State University, and for several other organizations.
Sokol is the Director of the Kurland Center for Adult Learning & Living at the Osher Marin JCC (San Rafael, CA) where he is responsible for online & in-person programs. In addition, he curates and leads Cultural Arts Trips including the annual The Best of Broadway: Mostly Musicals trips to NYC, Exploring Opera trips to NYC and Santa Fe as well as general interest trips around the world.
“Alliance” Ticket: Free – The partner organizations in the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance are delighted to provide free tickets to our members, non-members, friends and to anyone interested; all are welcome! Available until 72-hours prior to the celebration. “Early Bird” Ticket: $5; available until 48-hours prior to the celebration. “Regular” Tickets: $12.50; available until 15-mins prior to the celebration.+ More... - Less...
$12.50 Regular Tickets available until 15-mins prior to the celebration.