FALL ONE DAY DEAL – August 11th – SAVE 10% ON ALL CLASSES (does not include private lessons)

BAC music classes are taught in increasing skill levels, beginning with basic classes for students completely new to the instrument. As they develop skills, students are moved into higher levels. Correct placement is important to musical development, and students are moved to new levels only with instructor approval.

Prentice Johnson
Music Coordinator
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GUITAR


FA17 Guitar 1

Ages 15+

Section 1: Tuesday, 7-8pm Sept 12 – Dec 12 (13 weeks). Instructor: Scott Reichard
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Section 2: Saturday, 1:30-2:30pm Sept 16 – Dec 16 (13 weeks). Instructor: Sharon Quigley

No class the week of Nov 20-26. In addition to basic note reading, learn proper hand positioning, and open chords. By the end of this course you will be strumming simple songs and using common chord progressions. Students must bring a guitar to class.  


PIANO


FA17 Piano Basics

Ages 15+

Wednesday, 6-7pm

Sept 13 – Dec 13 (13 weeks). No class the week of Nov 20-26. Learn basic playing technique in C position, beginning note-reading in treble and bass clefs, and counting of simple rhythmic patterns. Required before entering Level 1. Max 8 students. Instructor: Matt McKinney


FA17 Piano 1

Ages 15+

Wednesday, 7-8pm

Sept 13 – Dec 13 (13 weeks). No class the week of Nov 20-26. Build on the foundation from Piano Basics by playing in both C and G position, learning major scales and chords, identifying intervals by ear, and learning to recognize musical terms and symbols. Prerequisite: Piano Basics or instructor placement. Max 8 students. Instructor: Matt McKinney


FA17 Piano 2

Ages 15+

Wednesday, 8-9pm,

Sept 13 – Dec 13 (13 weeks). No class the week of Nov 20-26. Build on the foundation from Level 1 by learning complex rhythmic patterns, dexterity etudes, and pieces in both simple and compound meters. Prerequisite: Piano 1 or instructor placement. Max 8 students. Instructor: Matt McKinney


HARMONICA


FA17 Harmonica Level 1

Ages 15+

Thursday, 7-8pm

Sept 14 – Dec 14 (13 weeks). No class the week of Nov 20-26. Learn basic techniques of breathing, blowing and playing, as well as the 12-bars blue pattern. Instructor: Clement Bashir


FA17 Harmonica Level 2

Ages 15+

Thursday, 8-9pm

Sept 14 – Dec 14 (13 weeks). No class the week of Nov 20-26. Learn to incorporate single note bending, tongue blocking, and play octaves to fatten up your tone and expand your sound. Instructor: Clement Bashir 


FA17 Ukulele 1

Ages 15+

Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm

Sept 14 – Dec 14 (13 weeks). No class the week of Nov 20-26. If you’ve always wanted to play ukulele, this class is for you! This popular user-friendly instrument is a great introduction to the “strummed strings family.” Students must bring a ukulele to class. Instructor: Steve Sinde