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Carmen and the Music of Seduction
Explore Bizet’s femme fatale title character, Carmen the Gypsy Temptress. This presentation is a master-class style educational experience, but not short on entertaining with these amazing professional musicians. Jay Pierson, presenter & Jennifer Sieger, mezzo soprano.
Space is limited. Doors open at 2PM.
$10 per ticket. Pre-ticket sales available at the New Bern Campus Cashier’s office in the Student Center. Tickets available at the door (if still available) cash or check only the day of.
|Jan 20||Su||3PM||Orringer Hall||$10|
A Survey of Jazz History – The Early Development of the Modern Jazz Movement: A Musical Journey To ‘Pass It On’
INSTRUCTORS: Willie E. Atkinson, Jazz/Blues Vocalist & Jacqueline B. Atkinson, Jazz/Blues Historian aka Student of History
Join Willie and Jacqueline and enjoy traveling through ‘America’s Classical Music,’ Jazz as they present the historic cultural evolution of the Early Development of the ‘Modern Jazz Movement’ and its innovators. This class provides a glimpse into the roots of early musical styles, which developed into the modernization of jazz during the 1940s, including some present-day artistry thrown into the mix. The class will be presented through the music of artists such as, Mary Lou Williams, James P. Johnson, W. C. Handy, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and many others.
The 4-week historic journey will illuminate the U.S. musical soundscape through lectures, literature, film, audio resources, and class discussion. North Carolina connected Jazz innovators will be emphasized. Students will also be encouraged to create an individual Survey of Jazz History – The Early Development Modern Jazz Movement Journal as a keepsake to “To Pass It On.”
|COURSE ID||START/END DATE||DAY||TIME||LOCATION||FEE|
|53089||Feb 27-Mar 20||W||6:30-8:30PM||Brock 100||$75|
Enjoy The Poetry of Jazz – Willie E. Atkinson & The Transitional Jazz Quintet performance Center on Friday, February 15 – 7:30PM – Orringer Auditorium. Tickets are available through the Craven Community College Lifetime Learning Center.
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