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August 2021

Guitar Class 1

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Guitar Class 1

This class offers a background of the instrument and technique as well as fundamentals of music such as rhythm, harmony, note reading, and playing in a small ensemble. Improvisation and musical interaction will be encouraged. Students will choose the repertoire to be performed as a finale during the last class. Student is responsible for bringing instrument and supplies. Instructor: Dan Keller

Cost: $116

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24622        8/19 – 9/30      Thursday, 11am – 12:40pm

Registration Deadline: 8/12/21

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Jazz Guitar 1

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jazz Guitar 1

This course offers jazz harmonic and improvisational concepts, accompaniment, and how to play in various jazz settings such as “jams” and “gigs” and sub-genres such as swing, latin jazz, bebop, and others. This class would be enjoyable for intermediate to advanced guitarists interested in learning jazz, applying jazz concepts to other styles, and/or interested in performing beyond the classroom. Student is responsible for bringing instrument and supplies. Instructor: Dan Keller

Cost: $116

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24624       8/19 – 9/30      Thursday, 1pm – 2:40pm

Registration Deadline: 8/12/21

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Ukulele Class 1

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ukulele Class 1

Introduction to the instrument, techniques, relevant fundamentals of music, and group performance. Musical interaction will be encouraged and students will choose the repertoire to be performed as a finale during the final class. Students are responsible in bringing their own instrument, picks, spare strings, notebook, and folder. Instructor: Dan Keller

Cost: $116

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24626       8/19 – 9/30      Thursday, 3pm-4:40pm

Registration Deadline: 8/12/21

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Strings Class 1

August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Strings Class 1

Strings Class 1 is for students with little to no strings experience! During this course, you will learn proper instrument position and finger placement in addition to plucking and bow articulation. Violin, viola, and cello are welcome. Together we will learn basic concepts such as ear-training exercises, scales and classical and folk tunes. Students will also learn take-home practice techniques, as well as some ensemble and performance techniques in a fun and comfortable environment. Bring your bow to string, and let’s begin! Instructor: Ashley Winters

Cost: $219

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24648      9/13 – 12/06     Monday, 5pm-6:30pm

Registration Deadline: 8/30/21

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Strings Class 2

August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Strings Class 2

Students must be placed into this course by either having completed String Class 1 or by preparing a piece. Violin, viola, and cello are all welcome in this class. During this session, we will continue the physical & theoretical music skills from String Class 1, but the goal will be focused more on playing as an ensemble, going much deeper into performance studies. On week 2, I will be presenting a few practice pieces separate from our books that we will work on as a group and perform at the end of the course! Bring your bow to string and let’s begin! Instructor: Ashley Winters

Cost: $219

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24649        9/13 – 12/06     Monday, 7pm-8:30pm

Registration Deadline: 8/30/21

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September 2021

Guitar Class 2

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Guitar Class 2

This course will expand on the principles from Guitar Class 1 and have a more advanced teaching of fingerstyle arrangements, composing songs, and more advanced chord forms. Various music theory concepts will be introduced, and we will approach an understanding of fretboard layout. Ideal for intermediate students with some background on the instrument. Student is responsible for bringing instrument and supplies. Instructor: Dan Keller

Cost: $116

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24623        10/7 – 12/9      Thursday, 11am – 12:30pm

Registration Deadline: 9/30/21

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Jazz Guitar 2

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jazz Guitar 2

This course offers jazz harmonic and improvisational concepts, accompaniment, and how to play in various jazz settings such as “jams” and “gigs” and sub-genres such as swing, Latin jazz, bebop, and others. This class would be enjoyable for intermediate to advanced guitarists interested in learning jazz, applying jazz concepts to other styles, and/or interested in performing beyond the classroom. Students are responsible in bringing their own instrument, picks, spare strings, notebook, and folder. Instructor: Dan Keller

Cost: $116

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24625       10/7 – 12/9      Thursday, 1pm – 2:30pm

Registration Deadline: 9/30/21

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Ukulele Class 2

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ukulele Class 2

This course will expand on the principles from Ukulele Class 1 and have a more advanced teaching of finger-style arrangements, composing songs, and more advanced chord forms. Ideal for intermediate students with some background on the instrument. Students are responsible in bringing their own instrument, picks, spare strings, notebook, and folder. Instructor: Dan Keller

Cost: $116

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24627         10/7 – 12/9      Thursday, 3pm-4:30pm

Registration Deadline: 9/30/21

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