Music Fills My Life

Directing gigs; every Monday night the adult a cappella chorus Marin Harmony, alternate Mondays adult women’s choir, The Harmony Club. Thursday nights and Sundays I am the music director at a beautiful little church, San Geronimo Community Presbyterian Church; in September the children and youth chorus, The Valley Sing Team will start exploring where music comes from and adults and young people of all ages enjoy private singing lessons. Even with all this music filling my life, there is room for more! I welcome new students and returning students and invitations to sing and direct.

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NEW FALL CLASSES 2013

ACT! SING! DANCE! for ages 8-11, SINGING STARS OF TOMORROW for Teens, DAYTIME DIVAS, a chorus for adult women, BEGINNING SINGING FOR CHILDREN on Saturdays and BEGINNING SINGING for Adults in the evening. We are currently updating www.vocalarts.com so contact me for more information at rojones@vocalarts.com

from her one woman show "She Ain't a Big Like the Other Gals"

Singing is fun

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Harmony Club for Women

NEW SINGING GROUP!

Harmony Club for Women
2-4 part harmonies for treble voices
A cappella and accompanied arrangements from
the American Songbook and Pop Songs
Alternate Monday nights starting January 28, 2013
6:00-7:15pm
Performances in April and May
(No audition but singers must have good pitch and rhythm)

Dues $30 a month
$20 a month for Marin Harmony Members
Music fee $20.
Rehearsal location:
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1100 Las Gallinas Ave. San Rafael 94903

Director Rebecca Jones
www.vocalarts.com
rojones@vocalarts.com
415-453-8237

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Musica Frivola

Musica Frivola together again! The trio of Rebecca Jones, soprano, Mark Jordan, violinist and David Shepard, pianist performs 4:00pm April 29, 2012 at Marin Lutheran Church’s Festival of the Arts, 639 Meadowsweet, Corte Madera. Mark and I attended San Rafael High School, he in the pit and me onstage. We started this trio at Dominican College in 1974-75, then went our separate career and life ways. Now the fun is happening again with Maestro David on the ivories. We perform beautiful music like Handel, Scarlatti, Gershwin and Vaughn Williams while flirting with funny and fluffy stuff like arias “in the style of” Handel and Victor Herbert. The concert will raise funds for the Marin Homeless Chaplaincy. Come enjoy the fun and stay for the reception!

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Sing, Stay Young at Heart

Singers’ hearts work more efficiently and heart rates are lower than non singers. Dr. Kathleen McCormick of the National Institute on Aging’s Gerontology Research Center commends enthusiastic song as one way to hold off declining heart and lung function that normally comes with age. Keep singing!!!!!!

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Let your heart sing

Chanson d'Amour

High "C"

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San Rafael High Hall of Honor Award Byron Jones

YouTube by Jim Draper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On May 11th my father Byron Jones was inducted into the San Rafael High School Hall of Fame for his 32 years of service as choir director, music teacher and source of musical inspiration. To recognize his extra hours as musical director of the high school musicals, members of the 1970 cast of “The Music Man” sang Lida Rose/Dream of Now. Pictured are Rebecca Jones with, left to right, Parker Lee, Rick Klarkowski, Larry French and Jim Armington. My father’s name has been added to a beautiful wall plaque in the foyer of the auditorium. Hundreds of former students, friends, neighbors and family gathered for this joyous event. Thanks Dad for your musical gifts!

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Westside Story

Del Mar Middle School April 3, 2011. Rebecca as choreographer and musical director with Adam Gavzer, director. Adam added rappers in the middle of “America” and musicians Daniel Savio and Michael Pinkham made it work. There’s nothing you can do to injure Bernstein’s masterpiece! There was a second cast, the blue cast, for alternate performance nights – 65 cast members in all! Some talented singers and actors at this school. I wish them all continued success.

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Marin Harmony A Capella Chorus

Performing May 15, 2011 at the Marin Lutheran Church Concert Series. 4:00 at 649 Meadowsweet, Corte Madera. Specializing in do-wop and jazz arrangements,
Marin Harmony has been in existence for 10 years, formerly known as Urban Harmony. A prize-winning contestant at the Marin County Fair in 2010, Marin Harmony is a fun loving community who brings joyous entertainment to families, friends, retirement communities and to each other. The chorus meets every Monday night 7:30-9:30 at the
Resurrection Lutheran Church in Terra Linda.

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