Jane Ellen


** Bookings for 2018 now closed; extremely limited openings available for 2019, with preference given to charitable or non-profit organisations with desired programs of one hour or less. Fees available upon request. Thank you for your patronage!

Oasis Albuquerque: American Square Shopping Center, Menaul & Carlisle NE

Morning classes meet from 10.30-12.30pm; afternoon classes meet from 1-3pm.

  • 16 Jan   Hail, Hail Rock n Roll: Chuck Berry, 1-3pm
  • 19 Jan   Miss Chevrolet: Singer Dinah Shore, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 23 Jan-20 Apr  Singing the Showtunes: 9 classes, 4 performances;
        rehearsals are from 10.15 to approximately 11.45am (no class Mar 06)
  • 25 Jan   Janis Ian: Beyond 17, 1-3pm
  • 30 Jan   Cold Spring Harbor: Billy Joel, 1-3pm
  • 01 Feb   Motown: The Sound That Changed America, 1-3pm
  • 15-22 Feb   Oh Those Kids! Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland, two sessions, 1-3pm
  • 28 Feb   First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 08 Mar   How Jewish-Americans Changed Popular American Music part 2 of 3:
         Moving Music Forward Through Jazz and Pop
    , 1-3pm
  • 09 Mar   Paul Whiteman: 1920s King of Jazz, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 15 Mar   Gladys Knight & the Pips: Midnight Train to Georgia, 1-3pm
  • 22 Mar   Johnny Horton: Rockabilly Pioneer, 1-3pm
  • 27 Mar   Oasis Entertainers, Brookdale Place Valencia, 10.15am
  • 28 Mar   Compositional Genius of Sergei Rachmaninov, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 05 Apr   Vocal Jazz Stylings of the Four Freshmen, 1-3pm
  • 10 Apr   Oasis Entertainers, The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho, 10.30am
  • 11 Apr   May it Be: Enya, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 13 Apr   Flute Magic: Contemporary Sounds of the Native American Flute, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 17 Apr   Oasis Entertainers, Paloma Landing, 10.30am
  • 20 Apr   Oasis Entertainers, Friday Performances, 2-3pm
  • 18 May   Stand By Me: Mr Ben E King, 1-3pm
  • 29 May-24 Aug  Singing the Showtunes: 9 classes, 4 performances;
        rehearsals are from 10.15 to approximately 11.45am (no class Jul 03)
  • 01 Jun   A Coal Miner's Daughter: Loretta Lynn, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 07 Jun   Strange Fire: The Indigo Girls, 1-3pm
  • 11 Jun   Ronnie, Lee, Fred, and Pete: The Weavers, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 14 Jun   I Put a Spell on You: Nina Simone, 1-3pm
  • 20 Jun   The Israeli Madonna: Ofra Haza, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 22 Jun   Reelin' in the Years: 50 Years of Steely Dan, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 28 Jun   Nelson Riddle: Composer-Arranger for the Stars 1-3pm
  • 06 Jul   Committed to Excellence: Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 12 Jul   A Night in Tunisia with Dizzy Gillespie, 1-3pm
  • 26 Jul   How Jewish-Americans Changed Popular American Music part 3 of 3:
         Moving Music into the 21st Century
    , 1-3pm
  • 30 Jul   Jazz Legends: Bix Beiderbecke, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 31 Jul   Oasis Entertainers, Manzano Del Sol, 10.30am
  • 02 Aug   Remembering Ol' Blue Eyes: Frank Sinatra, 1-3pm
  • 09-16 Aug   Music on Screen 2: The Who, What, & Why of Film Soundtracks Continued,
         two sessions, 1-3pm
  • 14 Aug   Oasis Entertainers, Coronado Villa, 10.30am
  • 20 Aug   #1 Selling Artist in US History: Garth Brooks, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 21 Aug   Oasis Entertainers, Brookdale Valencia, 10.15am
  • 24 Aug   Oasis Entertainers, Friday Performances, 2-3pm
  • 18 Sep-14 Dec  Singing the Showtunes: 9 classes, 4 performances;
        rehearsals are from 10.15 to approximately 11.45am (no class Oct 30)
  • 27 Sep   Day-O, Day-O! The Harry Belafonte Story, 1-3pm
  • 01 Oct   Cher: Superstar Diva, Activist, Philanthropist, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 04 Oct   Song Sung Blue: The Life and Times of Neil Diamond, 1-3pm
  • 08-15 Oct   The Theremin: Ether Music Spy Story,
         two sessions: 10.30-12.30pm on Oct 8, and 12-2.30pm on Oct 15
  • 11 Oct   American Songwriters: Cole Porter, 1-3pm
  • 18 Oct   Queen of the Jukebox: Dinah Washington, 1-3pm
  • 25 Oct   The Unimportance of Being Oscar: Oscar Levant Remembered, 1-3pm
  • 01 Nov   How African-Americans Invented American Music part 1 of 3: Beginnings, 1-3pm
  • 08 Nov   Anticipation: Singer-Songwriter Carly Simon, 1-3pm
  • 15 Nov   Hank Williams: The Hillbilly Shakespeare, 1-3pm
  • 19 Nov   A Remarkably Versatile Vocalist: Cleo Laine, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 20 Nov   Oasis Entertainers, TBA
  • 29 Nov   Richard Strauss: Music and the Holocaust, 1-3pm
  • 04 Dec   Oasis Entertainers, TBA
  • 06 Dec   Dream Lover: The Life and Times of Bobby Darin, 1-3pm
  • 11 Dec   Oasis Entertainers, TBA
  • 13 Dec   Sting & The Police: British-American New Wave, 1-3pm
  • 14 Dec   Oasis Entertainers, Friday Performances, 2-3pm
  • 17 Dec   What's Love Got to Do With It: Tina Turner, 1-3pm

Oasis Albuquerque @La Vida Llena: Carter Hall (Albuquerque NE Heights)

  • 12 Apr  Louis Moreau Gottschalk: The American Liszt (3-4.30pm)
  • 10 May  Miss Chevrolet: Singer Dinah Shore (3-4.30pm)

Oasis Albuquerque @Las Colinas Village (Albuquerque NE Heights)

  • 05 Jul   Motown: The Sound That Changed America (1.20-3pm)

Oasis Albuquerque @The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho (Rio Rancho, NM)

  • 12 Mar  Hey, Mr Tambourine Man: the Music of Bob Dylan (3-4.30pm)
  • 13 Aug   Hail, Hail Rock n Roll: Chuck Berry (3-4.30pm)
  • 12 Nov   A Coal Miner's Daughter: Loretta Lynn (3-4.30pm)
  • 10 Dec   Ronnie, Lee, Fred, and Pete: The Weavers (3-4.30pm)



Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: UNM Continuing Ed Campus (UNM-CE)

  • Occasional co-lecturer with Roberta Boggess, history and music:
  • 03 Aug   American Bandstand ... 1910 Style (12-2pm, CE South)
  • 29 Aug-05 Sep   Shaken, and Stirred (two sessions, 12-2pm, CE South)



Other Venues

  • TBA