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.
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.
Get on the Ukulele Bandwagon
Get on the Ukulele Bandwagon
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.
Highs in the 50’s: Music 1950-1959
Highs in the 50’s: Music 1950-1959
In addition to the rock ‘n’ roll we associate with the 1950’s, we will explore the many other genres important in that decade of music; including bluegrass, blues, classical/ concert, country, folk, jazz, musical theater, popular song and soul.
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.
The World of J.S. Bach
The World of J.S. Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685- 1750) was a musical genius who spent his entire life in a small region of Germany. He composed different genres of music depending on where he was living.