|Basics, Blues and Beyond||Mondays 9/10/12 – 1/28/13||5pm-6pm|
|Seniors Combo||Wednesdays Ongoing||12:30pm-1:30pm|
|Glee Club||Thursdays 10/04/12 – 12/13/12||4pm-5pm|
|Adult Pop Vocal||Thursdays 9/13/12 – 11/15/12||6:45pm-8pm|
Join master teacher Alan Hall in this weekly workshop to learn how to play in an ensemble. When you go to see a pro band they are all in sync. Did you know that there are silent signals that these groups use and rules for each type of group that all pro players understand and follow? Learn these inside secrets from a seasoned pro, Alan Hall.
Basic Level Pre-requisites: Students must have played a musical instrument for at least 1 year and be able to play a major scale up and down 1 octave, except drummers.
Intermediate Level Pre-requisites: Students must play at an intermediate to advanced level, read basic charts, play major scales up and down, and know basic modes and 7th chords, except drummers.
Instruments accepted: Keyboard, drums, guitar, bass, horns, woodwinds.
Tuition: $408 (Payment Plans available upon request. New students may enroll mid session with prorated tuition. Student may also enroll in first class as a trial before choosing to enroll in the whole session.)
This class runs from 9/10/12 – 1/28/13
No class on November 12, December 10, 24, or 31
Senior Jazz Combo
This is a beginning jazz combo for musicians in their older years. At the moment we have a saxophonist, a flutist and pianist. We welcome musicians who want to learn jazz, who are of age. We are especially looking for a drummer and bass player.
If you are a senior citizen interested in joining the group, please give us a phone call at 510-601-5700, and we can fill you in on the next meeting.
Pre-requisite: Interest in learning the basics of jazz improvisation. At least 55 years old.
Tuition: Varies based on attendance
Instructor: Vicky Grossi
This singing group will sing contemporary music, providing an opportunity for young vocalists to expand their abilities through selections they know and love. Through group interaction, students will learn the intricacies of vocal harmony and advance their performance skills. The educational focus of this ensemble will also include attention to movement and performance preparation.
Pre-requisite: Must love to sing and be able to sing in tune and hold a harmony.
Tuition: $225 (Payment Plans available upon request. New students are welcome to join mid session with prorated tuition.)
This class runs from 10/04/12 – 012/13/12
with no class on November 22
Performance times TBA
Adult Pop Vocal Ensemble
This wildly popular and successful Summer group returns for a Fall offering.
Instruments accepted: Voice!
Tuition: $280 (Payment Plans available upon request. Students may enroll mid session with prorated tuition. New students may also observe a class for free or enroll in one trial class for $31 to see if they want to join the group.)
This class runs from 9/13/12 – 11/15/12
Performance opportunities TBA