(Age 5 years without parent/caregiver) This class expands on the musical foundation presented in the Exploring Music class. More complex songs and games are used to reinforce and expand musical literacy concepts such as beat, rhythm, melodic form, harmony, and expression. Children develop musical independence through improvisation....
(Age 3 years with parent/caregiver) In this engaging class, children and their parent/caregiver continue to engage in a wide variety of musical activities, including singing and playing basic pitched and un-pitched percussion instruments. Circle dances and structured movement activities are also crucial components. Instruments that require...
A fun class to explore this popular rediscovered little gem: the ukulele! You will learn simple chords and how to use them in a variety of songs - traditional to contemporary. Great for your own enjoyment, parties, open mics, or luaus! Bring ukulele & notebook.
Thursday Feb 1st, 6pm
In this hands-on class, students are introduced to the exciting world of percussion. Simple performance and ensemble playing techniques are explored with an emphasis on rhythmic ear training, ensemble playing, and improvisation. This semester long class is designed for complete beginners and as a next step for recent participants of Levine's First...
Do you sing "California Dreamin'" in the car and belt out "Proud Mary" in the shower? If you want to have a blast singing rock 'n' roll with a group of like-minded folks, you are in luck, Join the Encore Rocks, a rock 'n' roll chorus for singers age 55 and up. Sing hit tunes in three parts under the fabulous direction of Jeff Dokken and present a concert...
Wednesday Jan 24th, 1:30pm
Levine's monthly jazz and blues jams are a great opportunity for musicians of any age and proficiency to practice their skills in a supportive, fun environment. In addition to facilitating each session, Levine faculty provide general instruction on improvisation, theory, and ensemble skills, so you don't need to worry about being perfectly prepared....
Saturday Feb 3rd, 12pm
A continuation of Introduction to Singing for Adults, this class reinforces and builds upon techniques learned in that class, including warming up, healthful singing, staying in tune, posture, and breathing. Students with prior singing experience may enroll with prior permission of instructor.
Monday Jan 29th, 6:30pm
In this engaging class, students are given an introduction to percussion ensemble music while building important ensemble skills. At the end of the session, students participate in a fun culminating performance for family and friends.
Saturday Feb 3rd, 2pm
This class is designed for more experienced violin students and those who have taken Introductory Irish Fiddle who want to continue their studies and learn more advanced and complex tunes. Field trips to local Irish sessions. Student must provide own instrument.
Wednesday Jan 31st, 8:15pm
Luce Unplugged Community Showcase with Time is Fire and Light Beams It’s local bands and local beer. Explore some of the three thousand artworks in the Luce Center while listening to sets by local bands Light Beams and Time Is Fire. Light Beams is an upbeat band with a unique take on twentieth-century dance-pop. Time Is Fire delivers...
Friday Jan 19th, 6pm
Learn a few chords and strums; you’ll be playing satisfying versions of your favorite songs in this fun class. You know a lot about music just from years of listening. Use that knowledge and you’ll be playing by ear in no time at all. Bring guitar and notebook.
Thursday Feb 1st, 7pm
So you’ve taken beginning guitar or you’ve been playing for a while and want to get to the next level. Learn some finger picking and other techniques that will make your playing more interesting. Use these skills to play songs you love. Bring guitar and notebook.
Thursday Feb 1st, 8pm
From Blues to Bob Dylan to Beatles to Bono and Beyond (and even Beyonce too). Expand your guitar technique and repertoire while playing great music with others. We all pick suitable songs and learn to play them as individuals and as a group too. Ukuleleists welcome too. Bring guitar and notebook.
Thursday Feb 1st, 9pm
In his first-ever collaboration with a full orchestra, the 11-time Grammy® winner and 2017 inductee into the Songwriters Hall of Fame joins the NSO to perform some of the greatest R&B and pop hits he's brought to life as a singer, songwriter, and producer. Be the first to experience symphonic arrangements of such signature songs as "Every Time...
Friday Jan 19th, 8pm
For adult violin students who are interested in learning more about traditional Irish fiddling. Explore various rhythms and tune types, experiment with ornamentation and bowing principles while learning a variety of tunes- jigs, reels, hornpipes, mazurkas, highlands, barn dances, and more. Great ear trainin, great fun! Field trips to local Irish sessions....
Wednesday Jan 31st, 7:15pm