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Music & Song

Gain a deeper appreciation for classical music and attend a performance. Sing harmonies with the AJU Choir. Learn about the stories behind the great composers of American popular song. Join us to explore the joy of music and song and its lasting impact on our lives.

  • AJU Choir

    AJU Choir

    Now in its third successful year, the AJU Choir invites you to raise your voice in song. If you love to sing, and are available for weekly rehearsals, join us! Rehearsals include vocal techniques and warm ups, musicianship, sight singing and repertoire review. The choir performs at many events throughout the community. Concert performances are planned for the AJU Gindi Auditorium and more. For a fun and rewarding choral experience, register today. Previous choral experience and an ability to read music are helpful but not required. Read More

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  • The Great American Songbook

    The Great American Songbook

    Berlin, Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Hammerstein and more – their shows, their songs, their lives have a unique place in American life and culture. This class focuses on the legacy of their work and their contributions to the Great American Songbook. Read More

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  • Listen, Laugh & Learn - March

    Listen, Laugh & Learn - March

    Here is a chance to listen to our rich Jewish heritage through Ellis' extensive collection of Israeli, Yiddish, Jewish comedy, folk and popular music cd's, cassettes and LP's -- not to mention his mp3's. His collection includes some of the greatest Cantors, comedians, shows, dance music; even songs recorded by non-Jewish artists. Ellis' knowledge of the recordings and stories about his life in Jewish music are comedy are the "glue" that makes this class a winner! Read More

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  • LA Phil Presents: Salonen & Sibelius

    LA Phil Presents: Salonen & Sibelius

    With an exclusive pre-show lecture presented by Alan Chapman, Classical KUSC producer/host Alan Chapman joins us for this exciting two-part musical adventure series where he will first provide a pre-performance overview to increase your appreciation of classical music and the concert experience. Then attend an electrifying Los Angeles Philharmonic concert in thrilling Orchestra View seats, directly behind the orchestra, facing the Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence, Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen – the greatest living conductor/composer from Finland – leads Sibelius’ final two symphonies, less frequently heard masterpieces that demonstrate where his musical thinking was headed. Principal Concertmaster Martin Chalifour performs the composer’s Humoresques for violin and orchestra.’s beloved ballet music. Read More

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  • LA Phil Presents: Salonen & Sibelius (Lecture Only)

    LA Phil Presents: Salonen & Sibelius (Lecture Only)

    With an exclusive pre-show lecture presented by Alan Chapman, Classical KUSC producer/host Alan Chapman joins us for this exciting two-part musical adventure series where he will first provide a pre-performance overview to increase your appreciation of classical music and the concert experience. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence, Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen – the greatest living conductor/composer from Finland – leads Sibelius’ final two symphonies, less frequently heard masterpieces that demonstrate where his musical thinking was headed. Principal Concertmaster Martin Chalifour performs the composer’s Humoresques for violin and orchestra.’s beloved ballet music. Read More

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