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Music isn't just background noise to you; it's an enjoyable aspect of your life. You want to create pieces that resonate in you and others whether it's through playing instruments or singing.
 
If you've had some prior voice training, further enhance your singing ability. Work on your technique by singing classical music. Find out how to sing vowels and breathe properly along with how to use warm-up exercises, phrasing techniques and musical stage presence.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 13 sessions; starting 1/23/2017, ending 5/8/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/20/2017, 3/20/2017, 3/27/2017)

Tuition: $149.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Swope Middle School Location : 
  Swope Middle School.

Instructor : Richard Lee 



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Learn basic techniques that will get you started playing the ukulele. Experience the joy of creating your own music in a variety of song styles including folk, rock, country and classical, and try your hand at ensemble playing. Develop skills with open chords and strum patterns, practice note and rhythm playing, and begin to read music. Book, ukulele and music stand required.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM; 14 sessions; starting 1/31/2017, ending 5/2/2017

Tuition: $109.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Aria School of Music & Art Location : 
  Aria School of Music & Art.

Instructor : Julie Holloman 

Please read: Ukulele in the Classroom, Book 1, by James ...More



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Gain the musical tools you need to take that song out of your head and turn it into a professional product. Engage in improvisational techniques that will open your creative floodgates, while you learn about the elements needed to create personally significant songs. Find out how to quiet your inner critic and collaborate with your peers. Discover resources to help you generate song ideas ranging from lyrics, instrumentation and rhythmic components. Near the conclusion of class, you will have the opportunity to record a live demo of your completed song. 

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 2/1/2017, ending 3/1/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : McKinley Arts Center Location : 
  McKinley Arts Center.

Instructor : Jodi McLaren 



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Master the instrument which spearheaded the Italian Renaissance by gaining an in-depth understanding of this member of the loot family. You will learn technique, cords, note-reading and various music styles including bluegrass and rock.  After becoming familiar with the sounds of each string, you will learn songs and cords every week while reviewing what you learned in previous lessons. Supplies and books required. 

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM; 14 sessions; starting 2/2/2017, ending 5/4/2017

Tuition: $109.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Aria School of Music & Art Location : 
  Aria School of Music & Art.

Instructor : Julie Holloman 

Please read: Bring: Mandolin, hard picks, music stand, ...More



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It does not take years to learn piano. By practicing chords instead of traditional note reading, you can play any song on a piano, all in as little as a few hours. Develop an understanding of how chords work in a song, how to handle different keys and time signatures, how to simplify more than 12,000 complex chords and much more. 

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 4/8/2017, ending 4/8/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $29.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Craig Coffman 

Please read: No keyboard required.



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Register for Instant Piano Skills and How To Play Piano By Ear at the same time and save 5 dollars.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM; starting 4/8/2017, ending 4/8/2017

Tuition: $73.00

Materials Cost: $58.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Craig Coffman 



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Expand your musical horizons, free yourself from sheet music dependence and become the life of the party. Gain an introduction to this practical presentation of music theory including predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings and transposing. Discover how to find the starting note, determine when chords change, use the Circle of Fifths, and more. Prior experience with chords is recommended. This is an ideal follow-up to the Instant Piano course.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 4/8/2017, ending 4/8/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $29.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Craig Coffman 



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If you've never played or have less than six months experience playing, join us to build your playing skills. Learn beginning chordal accompaniment basics, including open position and barre chord vocabulary. Also practice easy strum patterns, chart navigation and songbook use. You'll play rock, R&B, country, folk, classical and blues songs. Book required.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM; 12 sessions; starting 4/19/2017, ending 7/5/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Brian Trotter 

Please read: Required textbooks: Hal Leonard Guitar ...More



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If you have six months or more experience playing this instrument, join us to further your abilities. Delve into intermediate chordal accompaniment and lead guitar skills, including open position chords, power chords, barre chords, advanced strum patterns, arpeggios, chart navigation, songbook use, tablature, scales and improvisation. Play rock, R&B, country, folk, classical, blues and jazz songs. Book required.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM; 12 sessions; starting 4/19/2017, ending 7/5/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Brian Trotter 

Please read: Hal Leonard Guitar Method Complete Edition ...More



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