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Fine Arts and Music

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Music

       

      M 0, M 1, M 2 Ukulele

     

All ukulele lessons will include:

  1. Exercises to limber the fingers

  2. Strumming patterns

  3. Music Theory

  4. Repertoire

 

 

M 0 Beginner's Ukulele

Goal:

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  1. Learn at least one song each lesson

  2. Learn to tune the ukulele

  3. Learn a few things about the ukulele, some history, the parts of the ukulele, including the names of the strings

  4. Learn how to restring your ukulele

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Pre-requisite:  No previous ukulele experience required


Class limit:  Max. 8

Class runs 12:00-1:00 once a week (Friday) for 8 weeks
Cost: $40

Class Notes: $3    

 

What to bring to class:

1. A ukulele in the C6 tuning with preferably a low G

2.  A ukulele tuner


Instructor: Shirley Miller

Start Date: September 22, 2023

 

 

M 1 Intermediate Ukulele

 

Goal:

1. To learn at least two songs each week

2. Learn some minor chords: am, em, dm, bm. Learn more major chords: including working on the Bb chord.

 

Prerequisites:

A. Know basic chords: C, G, D, F

B. Be able to tune your ukulele: C6 tuning (G C E A)

Class limit:  Max. 8

Class runs 9:30-10:30 once a week (Friday) for 8 weeks
Cost: $40

Class Notes: $3

What to bring to class:

1. A ukulele in the C6 tuning with preferably a low G

2.  A ukulele tuner

 

Instructor:  Shirley Miller

Start date:  September 22, 2023

 

Room: 2

   M 2  Advanced Ukulele

 

Goal:

 

1: To color your music with 7th chords, diminished chords

2. Work on fingerpicking

 

Prerequisite:  Know the basic chords and their relative minors

Class limit: Max. 8

Class runs 10:45-11:45 once a week (Friday) for 8 weeks

Cost: $40

Class Notes: $3

What to bring to class:

1. A ukulele in the C6 tuning with preferably a low G

2.  A ukulele tuner

Instructor:  Shirley Miller

Start date:   September 22th, 2023

 

Room: 2

 

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Fine Arts

A 6  Calligraphy

Over the 10 weeks, the Italic hand will be taught in detail with a section on handwriting improvement worked for those who want it. This is a beginners' course but adjusted to the levels of participants.

 

Pre-requisite:  None    

Class limit: 10
Class runs 11:15 - 1:15 once a week (Thursday) for 10 weeks
Cost: $100

Class Notes: $3

What to bring to class:

8 1/2 x 11 or larger notebook to practice and $4 to purchase a calligraphy pen from the instructor 

Instructor:  Helen Martin

Start Date: September 21st, 2023

 

Room: 2

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A 8 Introduction to Drawing

 

This is a basic introduction to drawing for beginners.  You will learn to focus on still-life and landscape drawing.  You will be introduced to a range of approaches and skills.  Students will explore the drawing process from the beginning to the final rendition.

 

Class Limit: 8

Class runs 1:30-3:30 once a week (Friday) for eight weeks

Cost: $80

Class notes: $3

Supplies to bring to class: 

  • Bristol Book 9 x 12 or equivalent

  • Koh-1-Noor Triograph Graphic Pencils Assorted or equivalent.

  • Derwent Charcoal Pencil Dark or equivalent.

 

Instructor:     Arthur Babiarz

Start Date:   September 22, 2023

 

Room: 2

M7 Intermediate Piano Appreciation Group

A relaxed and informal group where you can play and share your love of piano.

Pre-requisite:  Must be able to read music

What to bring: Any piano pieces you want to play!

 

Class runs 9:00 - 11:00 once a week (Wednesday) for 8 weeks

 

Class Limit: 5

Cost: $80

Class Notes: $3

 

Instructor: Group

Start date: September 20, 2023

 

Room: 3

M8 Intermediate Piano

Students will learn techniques (scales, triads) and can choose their own pieces to play. 

 

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of piano, no beginner's please. Need to have a piano at home to practice on.

Class limit: 5

Class runs 9:30-11:00 once a week (Thursday) for 8 weeks

Cost: $75

Class Notes: $3

Instructor: Mary Fraser

Start date: September 21, 2023

 

Room: 3

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