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Beginning Social Ballroom Dance

Come join the fun in this introductory dance class where you will learn the basic skills for following and leading in selected ballroom dance styles which include: Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Two Step, Argentine Tango, Hustle and other popular ballroom dances.

Ballroom dance offers the unique opportunity to grow as a human being and dancer. You will learn to be confident dancing with one another in any social setting. It's a whole new way to learn to be able to express yourselves with others. Dancing brings people together in a very wonderful community.

No previous dance experience necessary. Couples may register at a discounted rate.

6 Sun., Sept. 21 - Oct. 26
5 - 7 pm
Room 1117 (Dance Studio)
$98 per person
$182 per couple

 

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Amy Farhood - See bio below


Intermediate Social Ballroom Dance

Continue your fun, experienced dancers, by adding to your skill, perfecting the specifics of leading and following, and dramatically improving on your ballroom dancing techniques. We'll practice the different dance styles which include: Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Two Step, Argentine Tango, Hustle and other popular ballroom dances.

This class is for any dancer interested in taking their ballroom dancing to the next level.

6 Sun., Sept. 21 - Oct. 26 CLASS CANCELLED
7 - 9 pm
Room 1117 (Dance Studio)
$98 per person
$182 per couple

Amy Farhood is a graduate of Mills College in dance and an award-winning ballroom dancer and choreographer. She has been teaching ballroom dance for 20 years.

 


Beginning Acoustic Guitar-Level 1

Learn to play the acoustic guitar in a supportive group environment—no musical experience required!

We’ll learn basic chords, how to strum, and even do some melody-picking, using easy-to-learn folk songs from the American roots music tradition. The concepts and techniques taught will provide the musical foundation needed to play songs by ear and with other people.

Students must bring their own acoustic guitar to class. Written materials and audio CD will be provided.

5 Tue., Sept. 23 - Oct. 21
7:30 - 8:30 pm
Room: 319
Register by Sept. 8: $85
Register after Sept. 8: $98

 

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Luke Abbott - See bio below


Beginning Acoustic Guitar-Level 2

This class goes a bit deeper than Level 1, for folks who already know basic open chords (G, D, C, A, F) and can strum simple songs up to speed. We’ll work on playing melodies by ear, fancier strumming, bass runs, using the capo, and more. The folk/country/bluegrass repertoire and style taught will provide a solid foundation for playing alone and with others.

Students must bring their own acoustic guitar to class.

5 Tue., Oct. 28 - Nov. 25
7:30 - 8:30 pm
Room: 319
Register by Sept. 8: $85
Register after Sept. 8: $98

 

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Luke Abbott has been teaching and performing guitar (and other instruments) for over ten years. His family’s ToneWay Music Method has helped thousands of people all over the world to play music fluently.

 


Healthy Harmonica

Breathing is our foundation when playing the harmonica. We will take the simplest of pop, folk, and blues melodies and invigorate them with simple, but powerful, techniques to make any song deeply expressive. No previous ability to read or play music--only a desire to have fun and feel more alive!

Students will need a “C” major diatonic harmonica. Instructor will have them available in class for $12 if you don’t have one.”

Wed., Mar. 25, 2015
6 - 7:30 pm
Room 514
Register by Sept. 8: $30
Register after Sept. 8: $35
plus $15 for course materials payable to instructor at class

 

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Dave Broida - see bio below



Beginning Blues Harmonica

Beginning Blues Harmonica will get you jammin' the blues immediately! Emphasis in this class will be on playing and having fun as you are introduced to many of the tricks and techniques to make the harmonica cry, laugh, wail and scream. No previous musical experience or harmonica training is required--only a love of the blues and the desire to play the harmonica!

Students will need a "C" major diatonic harmonica. Instructor will have them available in class for $12 if you don't have one.

Wed., Mar. 25, 2015
7:45 - 9:30 pm
Room 514
Register by Sept. 8: $45
Register after Sept. 8: $52
plus $15 for course materials payable to instructor at class

 

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Dave Broida has been teaching and performing for 20 years. He plays professionally throughout northern California and teaches throughout the state.



 

 

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