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Midweek Musical Matinee: Plush Piano Pieces

Wednesday, May 10 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Osher Marin JCC
200 North San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903 United States
Come join us for a live, in-person concert filled with beautiful music and interesting insights. Seating is limited; get your ticket today!

Midweek Musical Matinee: Plush Piano Pieces

Wednesday, May 10


In-Person at the Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road (San Rafael, CA)

Join pianist Ron Valentino and instructor James Sokol for a beautiful, educational concert featuring enchanting music by Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Mozart, Massenet and others!

Ron and James will offer insights into the music to be performed. Then, sit back and enjoy the live performance of the selected masterworks.

Save! Get “Early Bird” by purchasing online by May 9th.

Health & Well-Being: Guests are requested, but not required, to wear masks to this event.

About Ron Valentino

Ron serves as the Music Director for the Opera and Music Theatre Scenes Class in the Pre-Collegiate division of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and prepares translations and runs titles for the San Francisco Symphony. Ron has also served on the music staff of the San Francisco Opera and Opera Center, Los Angeles Opera and the New National Theatre Tokyo.

He has performed with many of today’s best-known classical artists — including Ruth Ann Swenson, Nathan Gunn and Deborah Voigt — as well as the California Symphony and Sacramento Symphony. Additional credits include the American Conservatory Theatre and the record breaking San Francisco production of Phantom of the Opera.

About James Sokol

James Sokol, MA, MBA, worked in opera for over two decades, having started his career under Beverly Sills at NYC Opera. He worked and lectured for San Francisco Opera and is a former executive director of Pocket Opera. A Founding Member of The Singers Development Foundation, James has also worked on projects with Cincinnati Opera and the Opera Company of Philadelphia.

James teaches opera and musical-theater appreciation classes throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and to guests worldwide as part of online programs for an array of organizations. He is the Director of the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance and the Kurland Center for Adult Learning & Living at the Osher Marin JCC. He leads in-person, cultural arts trips to destinations around the world.

Tickets & Notes:

“Early Bird” Ticket: $12.50; available only online through May 9th.

“Regular” Ticket: $20; available only in-person at the Front Desk of the Osher Marin JCC until the performance begins.

All tickets are non-refundable & non-exchangeable.

Midweek Musical Matinees are created and offered by the Osher Marin JCC‘s (San Rafael, CA) Kurland Center for Adult Learning & Living.

ALL ARE WELCOME to join in our activities! JCC members, non-members, those who live near or far, people of all backgrounds, faiths, ethnicities, hair styles, fashion choices, chocolate preferences, etc. “The more the merrier!”


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