CLASS—Nigel North: La Rhètorique des Dieux

Saturday, December 5: 1:00 pm PT

”The rhetoric of the Gods”: the world, music, style, and performance practice of the French Lute c. 1630-c.1680.


CLASS MINI-SERIES—Daphna Mor: Ottoman-Turkish and Arabic Music from the 18th–20th century

Sundays, November 8–December 13: 1:00 p.m. PT

Dive into the gorgeous instrumental music of the Ottoman Court and 20th century Turkey, as well as Classical Arabic music! Suitable for all instrumnetalists.

In this 5-class course we will explore three basic elements of this monophonic music that are still the base for contemporary compositions in an unbroken tradition spanning for centuries: forms, rhythms, and the unique scales.


CLASS MINI-SERIES—Adam Bregman: Seeing Renaissance Music through the Eyes of Renaissance Musicians

Sundays, November 8–December 13: 3:00 p.m. PT

This five-week course will take participants through the main aspects of late Medieval and Renaissance "practical music" in order to develop a better understanding of the way that fourteenth-, fifteenth-, and sixteenth-century musicians approached the music they performed. Topics will include muisca recta, solmization, and intervallic relationships, cadences and musica ficta, the musical modes (tones), mensuration, and proportion.


CLASS MINI-SERIES—Rotem Gilbert: Polyphonic Settings in Italian Sources 1400–1600

Fridays, November 6–December 11: 5:00 p.m. PT

In this series of five classes, Rotem Gilbert will present musical settings found in Italian sources from the 1400s to 1600. Explore Italian manuscripts and prints traditions, while discovering the beauty of intricate polyphony.

A=440; This class is geared towards Renaissance music lovers—wind players, bowed strings, pluckies of all kinds and voices.


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Virtual concert presentation tickets are $15 each per household.


Virtual classes are $25 each. If you purchase all five classes for ONE mini-series, you will receive a $15 discount for that mini-series.

This discount cannot be combined between mini-series.

To purchase multiple classes in a mini-series, please return to this main ticketing page by selecting "continue shopping" after you select your first class. From there, click "purchase" for the same mini-series and select another date.


Orders are also available by phone (510-683-1674, M-F, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm). A $5 handling fee will be added to each order.

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