PO Box 28099
San Diego, CA 92198-0099
Welcome to our virtual classroom where we offer 100 classes each year ranging from history and music to art and science. Our classes are for personal enrichment and are about 1-1/2 hours long.
Classes are conducted via Zoom by specialists in a variety of fields, many of whom are professors or retired professors.
One of the greatest and most popular opera composers of the 19th century, Giuseppi Verdi’s operas have been a focus of The Met since 1898. The New York opera house once staged Verdi’s Aida 47 years in a row.Dr. Mehdi Sarram will play selections from the composer’s major operas including Aida, La Traviata, Rigoletto, La Forza del Destino, Il Trovatore, and Don Cralo and provide a context for the selections.Verdi’s music was said to be inspired in part by his love of country and his support of Italian independence. Sept. 14 (Tue) 10 a.m.
The Continuing Education Center at Rancho Bernardo is a 501(c)(3) organization established in 1978. For our first 25 years we were part of San Diego State University's Extended Studies Department. In 2003, we became a free-standing, non-profit organization offering 100 classes a year for personal enrichment.
CEC is a non-sectarian and apolitical organization. We offer a platform for the exchange of ideas and do not endorse the views of those who speak in our classes.
Our classes are taught by university professors, retired professors, and experts in various fields.
As with most non-profit organizations, about two-thirds of our operating funds are derived from the generosity of donors. We can't do it without you. Thanks.
Annual memberships are available for $30 for one person and $50 for a family. Sustaining memberships include free classes for the year and cost $200 for one person and $250 for a family. If you would like to join CEC and support our good works, and save money at the same time, just mail a check to: The Continuing Education Center at RB" to the address below.