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Lunch Hour Music Talk: The Art of Sampling

Lunch hour music talks for the curious, with or without any musical background. Bring your lunch, escape from work and learn something new. Topics range from the art of sampling; what is a remix; controllers, turntables and robots; music and wellness... This class will explore the roots of sampling which dates back to the mid 1900’s, and how it...

$35
F.   Sep 9th, 12:30pm
All levels
(25)
Other Dates (4)
Sound Theory for Sound Therapy

In this weekend course, you will learn about basic theory of Western music for non-musicians, sound theory, the importance of the harmonic overtone series along with many harmonic spectrum analyses, microtonality, the concept of ethos (the describing character or personality in sound and music), cymatics (the visible manifestation of sound), overtone...

$350
2 sessions
Sa.Su.   Oct 15th, 9:30am
All levels
(104)
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Teen Level I

No experience necessary! This class covers music theory and songs by artists such as Foster the People, Coldplay and The Rolling Stones. No experience needed! Learn 8 chords, TAB reading, chord diagrams and simple strumming. All materials provided. Guitars available for use in the classroom.

$399
15 sessions
Sa.   Sep 10th, 11am
Beginner
(2)
Other Dates (2)
Piano I

An intuitive and visual approach to the piano specially tailored for adults. Participants will learn to play songs while moving towards an understanding of basic theory and notation. Taught on electronic keyboards.

$300
13 sessions
T.   Sep 20th, 7pm
Beginner
(29)
Fiddle III: Advanced Beginners

Students in this course will focus on building their repertoire of common session tunes.  We will also start to discuss elements of musicality and theory, including how to play in a session and how to create tune sets. Although tunes will be taught by ear, sheet music will be provided at the end of the semester. This class is geared...

$170
8 sessions
T.   Sep 27th, 8pm
Advanced
(20)
Keyboard For Children

Children will explore many of the basic elements of music and the keyboard in this course: developing rhythm through clapping and counting, reading treble and bass clefs, and learning simple songs through the Faber Piano Adventures Lesson and Theory Books.

$600
18 sessions
W.   Sep 14th, 5pm
Beginner
Other Dates (6)
Intermediate Ableton

If you are able to navigate Ableton well (left brain thinking) or you are a level 1 graduate, this course is where your creative juices (right brain thinking) start to flow. In the intermediate course you will: Create your own sounds Organize custom folders Use Ableton built-in instruments and effects Gain an understanding...

$600
11 sessions
F.   Sep 9th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(3)
Intro to Music Production (MP 101)

If you are just getting started, MP 101 helps those who are new to music production understand the technical and creative process in making a beat and manipulating sounds in Ableton Suite 8. By the end of the course, each student will have produced at least one original track. You will learn: Fundamentals of Ableton Suite software Basic music...

$450
6 sessions
Su.   Sep 25th, 2pm
Beginner
(4)
Other Dates (4)
Intro to DJing (DJ 101)

DJ 101 is the perfect starting point for anyone looking to learn to DJ. Whether you want to spin at a club, be the next festival superstar, or just pick up a new hobby, our hands-on instruction will teach you the fundamentals of mixing, blending, and scratching. No matter your music tastes or commitment level, DJ 101 will give you the skills you...

$425
6 sessions
Sa.   Sep 24th, 4pm
Beginner
(4)
Other Dates (6)
Music Theory: Out (of place)

Step outside of your musical comfort zone. Discuss the evolution of sound and genre bending by listening to live performance and recorded tracks.  Participants will have the opportunity to create improvisational works independently and collaboratively. Each guest artist has a background in classical and jazz performance but includes experimental...

$125
4 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(29)
Music Theory for Irish Instruments

Learn the basics of music theory as it pertains to Irish music - relevant for musicians and singers of all kind. This four-hour class, which takes place over four weeks, will introduce players of any instrument (including bodhranists and vocalists) to the basics of music theory as it pertains to Irish music. No experience needed. Dancers are also...

$50
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(20)
Beginning Music Theory for Irish Instrumentalists

In the process students will painlessly acquire a solid holistic understanding of concepts from more intermediate/advanced general music theory, as well as social and historical context that engages questions of tradition, innovation, and personal expression in Irish music from rare field recordings to modern commercial releases. In this special...

$145
8 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(20)
A Jazz Listening Party

For decades, jazz fans and scholars struggled with the paucity of adequately recorded material from the brief time that John Coltrane spent in the Thelonious Monk quartet. In 2005, however, the Library Of Congress accidentally happened upon a long-thought-lost reel of Monk and Trane performing live at Carnegie Hall in 1957. Originally taped for the...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(405)
Music Theory - Harmonic Concepts

To become familiar with harmonic concepts which will give students more options for color in their compositions. In this course, we will make use of popular video game music to cover modal interchange (day 1) & reharmonization (day 2), two time-honored methods of adding flavor to a composition. Both courses will involve in-class work (students...

$40
2 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(44)
Contemporary African Music

This class is to welcome you into the world of contemporary African music. It's a massive continent with a huge variety of sounds, but we'll get you to a point of familiarity that will allow you to explore further. But most people are only familiar with the music it has influenced and what NPR decides to play. A quick overview of some of the musical...

$11
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(405)
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