Music, Film and Theater

20TH CENTURY ENTERTAINMENT: A LOOK AT TELEVISION AND FILM
20TH CENTURY ENTERTAINMENT: A LOOK AT TELEVISION AND FILM
This spirited retrospective of the golden age of television and American cinema will explore the world of 20th century entertainment. In our first session, Television: The Fabulous 1950’s, we’ll ride a magic time machine back to January 28, 1956 to watch “News and Reviews”, an on-air magazine, built around a hilarious Honeymooners episode of the same date.
33 REVOLUTIONS PER MINUTE: MUSIC & SOCIAL ISSUES (Profile Series)
33 REVOLUTIONS PER MINUTE: MUSIC & SOCIAL ISSUES (Profile Series)
We will explore connections between music and political issues and movements for social change, and we will think critically about the varying effectiveness of political 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.
A LITTLE ENLIGHTMENT MUSIC: MUSIC (around) 1750-1800
A LITTLE ENLIGHTMENT MUSIC: MUSIC (around) 1750-1800
An exploration of the period known as the “Classical” era of Western European concert music, including a sampling of works by C.P.E. Bach, J.C. Bach, Gluck, Haydn, Mozart, early Beethoven and others.
Beginning Guitar
Beginning Guitar
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?
HARMONICA FOR BEGINNERS
HARMONICA FOR BEGINNERS
Learn to play simple traditional folk songs and elementary blues on one of America’s most popular, portable instruments—the harmonica.
Piano/Keyboard I
Piano/Keyboard 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/Keyboard II
Piano/Keyboard 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.
Playing in an Orchestra for Enjoyment
Playing in an Orchestra for Enjoyment
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.