Music

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 Revolutionary War to the 1920’s
American Music from the Revolutionary War to the 1920’s
What do you know about our country’s own music? 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 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?
Beginning Ukulele Continued
Beginning Ukulele Continued
With four strings, an adventurous spirit and a willingness to sing together, we can have lots of fun learning the basics on this wonderful Hawaiian instrument.
How Hamilton Made Musical Theater History
How Hamilton Made Musical Theater History
The Broadway smash show, Hamilton, has made history by mixing hip-hop with musical theater. Lin-Manuel Miranda and the show he wrote were awarded Tonys for Best Musical, Best Score, Featured Actor and Actress, Best Direction and more - not to mention a Grammy, Drama Desk Award and a Pulitzer Prize.
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.
Piano I Continued
Piano I Continued
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.
Playing in an Orchestra
Playing in an Orchestra
Experience the joy of reviving past  skills on a musical instrument. What  better inspiration than performing  in an orchestra! Orchestra playing  is easy and enjoyable when you  learn the practical tricks of  effortless playing through a patient  and nurturing approach.
Truly Great Songs
Truly Great Songs
This will be an in-depth look at awe-inspiring, finely crafted songs from a wide variety of genres and eras up to the present.