Musicians Wanted! If you’ve been itching to play again come join the West Bay and San Carlos Community Band. Our band has over 60 fun-loving musicians who enjoy playing music of all styles and periods, performing, and appreciate being part of an ensemble. All instruments needed. Gain new musical knowledge and skill. NO audition required. For more information, contact Erinn Washburn at

Class times can be found by visiting the West Bay Community Band website. Registration for this class can be completed either in class or online visiting the website: (No Class 5/29)

Mills High School
Section Day Time Instructor Dates Fees
080823 W 7 – 9:30 pm Washburn 8/23 – 12/13 $100

Download a Registration Form by clicking here.

“La Rondine: from a New York Times review from January 1, 2009. To read the full review click here.


Join us as we prepare to attend two opera performances broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera. Eugene Onegin and Der Rosenkavalier are two of the most beloved operas in the repertoire. Both tell the story of unrequited love: one, the love of a young woman for an older man and the other the love of an older woman for a younger man. Opera novices welcome. Register in advance!

Monday, 10/2 Norma by Vincenzo Bellini with Shari Deghi
Monday, 10/9 Die Zauberflöte  (The Magic Flute) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with Shari Deghi
Monday, 10/16 Drop the Needle with Shari Deghi. Can you guess the aria and who’s singing? Prizes!
Monday, 10/23 History of Musical Theater with mezzo-soprano Deborah Rosengaus
Monday, 10/30 Moby Dick by Jake Heggie with Shari Deghi
Monday, 11/6 La Rondine by Giacomo Puccini with Deborah Rosengaus


Met HD Live Performances at a movie theater near you! Click here.

Saturday, 10/7 Norma at 9:55 a.m. starring Sondra Radvanovsky as the Druid princess and Joyce Di Donato as her archrival Adalgisa. Run time: 3 hours and 4 minutes.
Saturday, 10/14  Die Zauberflöte at  9:55 a.m. James Levine conducts this sublime fairy tale that moves freely between earthy comedy and noble mysticism. Run time: 3 hours and 9 minutes.
Saturday, 11/18  Exterminating Angel at 9:55 a.m. Composer Thomas Adès con-ducts and librettist Tom Cairns directs this surreal fantasy about a dinner party where guests can’t escape. Run time: 2 hours and 27 minutes.
Sunday, 11/12  La Rondine at 3:00 pm. Enjoy a live matinee performance by this talented company. See instructor for details.


San Mateo Senior Center   2645 Alameda de las Pulgas,  San Mateo
Section Day Time Instructor Dates Fees
080804 M 2:30 – 4:30 pm Deghi 10/2 – 11/6 $100

Fee: $100 (does not include tickets or transportation to performances)

To register: Complete registration form for San Mateo Adult School. 650-558-2100

Preferred method of payment is credit card. Do no register with San Mateo Parks and Rec or San Mateo Senior Center.

Guest passes are available on the day of class for $15 for each class.

Download a Registration Form by clicking here.