Discover the important and rich history of opera from its beginnings around 1600 to the present. You will learn about the composers, the stories, the music, and the many changes and developments along the way.
This beginner-level workshop covers 10 basic chords, tuning the uke, how to hold it, and some basic strumming patterns. Music choices are flexible but include folk, classic rock, blues and standards. Instructor will provide information about ukulele resources. Materials are $2, payable to the instructor.
An in-depth exploration of some great albums of 1966 & 1967, including work by The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Doors, Aretha Franklin, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jefferson Airplane, Phil Ochs, Pink Floyd, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Simon & Garfunkel, Nina Simone, The Velvet Underground & Nico, and Doc Watson.
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.
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.
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.