Music, Film & Theater

5-String Clawhammer Banjo
5-String Clawhammer Banjo
The origins of the clawhammer style banjo extend back as far as at least the 1800’s and came to the New World with the African slaves and their gourd instruments. The banjo style evolved and merged with other instruments, including the fiddle.
American Music from the Revolution to the Precursors of Jazz
American Music from the Revolution to the Precursors of Jazz
Gain a new perspective on American history by listening to and learning about American popular, sacred and serious art music from the Colonial Era through the 1920’s.
Beginning Guitar
Beginning Guitar
No matter what style you are interested in playing on your guitar, this class will teach you the basic skills to get started.
Beginning Guitar Continued
Beginning Guitar Continued
Do you know the basic chords, some strums and a handful of songs, but want to take a step further in the company of fellow guitarists?
Highs in the Upper 70’s: Music 1975-1979
Highs in the Upper 70’s: Music 1975-1979
We will explore the music of the late 1970’s, both the popular and the important (often not the same thing), including rock, pop, punk, disco, funk, reggae, ska, jazz, folk/singer-songwriter, classical/concert music and many more genres.
Jump Into Piano I
Jump Into Piano I
This course for beginners features basic reading, rhythm and keyboard techniques. By the end of the first lesson you will be able to play at least one song using chords (drones), even if you have never played before.
Jump Into Piano II
Jump Into Piano II
This course is a continuation of Jump Into Piano I, but having taken that course is not necessary if you have previously taken piano lessons. This level includes reading music in treble and bass clefs, advanced rhythmic study, counting and continued sight reading.
Orchestra
Orchestra
So, you haven’t played for the last twenty years? It’s like riding a bicycle - you never forget. Dust off that old instrument .
Singing Together
Singing Together
Do you like to sing and want to harmonize with others in a friendly, no pressure group? We will be singing songs from the great American folk repertoire, as well as some songs from far away places.