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MUSC:705 Advanced Beginning Guitar01/28-05/06  

A continuation of Beginning Guitar. Students need acoustic guitar only. Students will continue reading standard music notation, play chords-including barre chords, play ensemble based music and work on basic improvisation skills. Text required. No class 2/18, 3/18, 4/15.

  • Registration Code= 201705 51085
  • Meeting Dates= 01/28-05/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 11:1 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Finger Picking for Guitar02/07-04/04  

Play folk, blues, ragtime & hear general accompaniment patterns using the thumb and fingers of the right hand along with left hand chords to create a complete, solo sound. Course emphasizes alternating bass style. Music in both guitar tablature and traditional notation. If time allows, instructor may discuss open tuning concepts. Prerequisite: Ability to tune the guitar, know first position chords and experience in making basic chord changes with the left hand. Previous students welcome and will be provided new songs. All must bring a six-string acoustic guitar and guitar capo to each class. Bringing music stand is recommended. No text required. No class 3/14.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50641
  • Meeting Dates= 02/07-04/04
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School W 115
  • Instructor= James Renz
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fun with Ukulele: Part II01/31-03/28  

Continue to learn about playing the ukulele in a fun and easy way. Prerequisite: Fun with Ukulele - Part I or permission of the instructor. Fee includes music and use of ukulele. No class 3/21.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50655
  • Meeting Dates= 01/31-03/28
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Bernard Middle School 106
  • Instructor= Karl Markl
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Guitar: Beginning02/27-04/24  

This class is for students who have never played a guitar and have no background in music. The class will cover tuning, string changing, how to select a new guitar and a brief history of the guitar. Students will learn to play first position and open position chords, simple scales, melodies and right hand strumming techniques. We will introduce tablature and guitar notation. Must bring own (acoustic) guitar and an extra set of strings. Text required. No class 3/13.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50643
  • Meeting Dates= 02/27-04/24
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Wildwood Building 214
  • Instructor= Kelly Krener
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Guitar: Beginning03/22-04/26  

This class is for students who have never played a guitar and have no background in music. The class will cover tuning, string changing, how to select a new guitar and a brief history of the guitar. Students will learn to play first position and open position chords, simple scales, melodies and right hand strumming techniques. We will introduce tablature and guitar notation. Must bring own (acoustic) guitar and an extra set of strings. No text required.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50642
  • Meeting Dates= 03/22-04/26
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School W 115
  • Instructor= James Renz
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Guitar: Beginning & More02/18-05/06  

This class is for students who have never played a guitar and have no background in music. The class will cover tuning, string changing, how to select a new guitar and a brief history of the guitar. Students will learn to play first position and open position chords, simple scales, melodies and right hand strumming techniques. We will introduce tablature and guitar notation. Must bring own (acoustic) guitar and an extra set of strings. Text required - bring to first class. No class 2/18, 3/18, 4/15.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50644
  • Meeting Dates= 02/18-05/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:720 Harmonica: Beginning04/05-04/19  

The harmonica is a fun and easy musical instrument to learn. In just three sessions you will be able to play dozens of folk and campfire type songs. Fee includes student guide/song-book and a 10-hole, "C" diatonic harmonica. Instructor is a member of the Gateway Harmonica club.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50436
  • Meeting Dates= 04/05-04/19
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= Wildwood Building 201
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Harmonica: Beginning03/01-03/15  

The harmonica is a fun and easy musical instrument to learn. In just three sessions you will be able to play dozens of folk and campfire type songs. Fee includes student guide/song-book and a 10-hole, "C" diatonic harmonica. Instructor is a member of the Gateway Harmonica club.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50639
  • Meeting Dates= 03/01-03/15
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
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314-984-7777
 
  Harmonica: Beginning02/01-02/15  

The harmonica is a fun and easy musical instrument to learn. In just three sessions you will be able to play dozens of folk and campfire type songs. Fee includes student guide/song-book and a 10-hole, "C" diatonic harmonica. Instructor is a member of the Gateway Harmonica club.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50640
  • Meeting Dates= 02/01-02/15
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:717 Meramec Concert Choir01/17-05/11  

A study and performance of advanced choral literature including vocal technique and development. Available for credit as MUS 135.601 (10430). Auditions for part assignment only. Contact the conductor at 314-984-7638. No class 3/14, 3/16.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50658
  • Meeting Dates= 01/17-05/11
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities West Bld 102
  • Instructor= Gerald Myers
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:714 Meramec Orchestra01/23-05/08  

Study and performance of representative chamber and symphonic literature. Additional studio hours required. Available for credit as MUS.132.651 (10428). Auditions for seating only. Contact the conductor at 314-984-7636. No class 2/20, 3/13.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50656
  • Meeting Dates= 01/23-05/08
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities West Bld 102
  • Instructor= Gary Gackstatter
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:713 Piano: Advanced02/02-04/27  

For those who enjoy playing all types of music - learn a variety of songs from the classics to jazz to "pop". Class covers continuation of minor scales and chords, more pieces in minor keys, more difficult rhythm patterns such as trills, turns and tremolos. Many techniques taught through fun songs. Text and 1/4" headphone adapter required. No class 3/16.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50654
  • Meeting Dates= 02/02-04/27
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 1:1 p.m. - 1:59 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 112
  • Instructor= Cheryl Conley
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:711 Piano: Advanced Beginning01/31-04/25  

For those who enjoy playing all types of music - learn a variety of songs from the classics to jazz to "pop". Class covers continuation of minor scales and chords, more pieces in minor keys, more difficult rhythm patterns such as trills, turns and tremolos. Many techniques taught through fun songs. Text and 1/4" headphone adapter required. No class 3/14.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50651
  • Meeting Dates= 01/31-04/25
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 112
  • Instructor= Cheryl Conley
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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  Piano: Advanced Beginning and More01/28-05/06  

Learn: more advanced rhythms - dotted rhythms and triplets, major chords and their functions, staccato playing, major scales & exercises, and expression marks & phrasing. 'Pop' music introduced. Songs will be played in major keys. There is a review at course's beginning if needed. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of keyboard and letter names of notes recommended. Text and headphones with 1/4 inch adapter required. No class 2/18, 3/18, 4/15.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50645
  • Meeting Dates= 01/28-05/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:713 Piano: Advanced Workshop01/31-04/25  

For those who enjoy playing all types of music - learn a variety of songs from the classics to jazz to "pop". Class covers continuation of minor scales and chords, more pieces in minor keys, more difficult rhythm patterns such as trills, turns and tremolos. Many techniques taught through fun songs. Text and 1/4" headphone adapter required. No class 3/14.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50647
  • Meeting Dates= 01/31-04/25
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Cheryl Conley
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:710 Piano: Beginning01/31-04/25  

In this enjoyable, relaxed approach to the piano, you will learn: 1) the letter names of notes and where they are on the keyboard, 2) simple chords to accompany melodies, 3) easy rhythm patterns, 4) pedaling. Text and headphones with 1/4 inch adapter required. No class 3/14.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50652
  • Meeting Dates= 01/31-04/25
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 12:1 p.m. - 12:59 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 112
  • Instructor= Cheryl Conley
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Piano: Beginning and More01/28-05/06  

In this enjoyable, relaxed approach to the piano, you will learn: 1) the letter names of notes and where they are on the keyboard, 2) simple chords to accompany melodies, 3) easy rhythm patterns, 4) pedaling. Text and headphones with 1/4 inch adapter required. Course is intended for those with little or no piano or music experience. No class 2/18, 3/18, 4/15.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50646
  • Meeting Dates= 01/28-05/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8 a.m. - 9:29 a.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 109.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:712 Piano: Intermediate02/02-04/27  

Student must know letter names of notes and where they're located on the keyboard. Covers: minor chords & songs in minor keys, finishing major scales and starting minor keys, chromatic scales, inverted chords, more advanced pedal study and more "pop" songs. Text required - bring to first class. No classs 3/16.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50653
  • Meeting Dates= 02/02-04/27
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 112
  • Instructor= Cheryl Conley
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:725 Songwriting: The Art and Discipline02/21-04/04  

In this class we will look at the intricacies of crafting original songs, the pleasure and therapeutic value of this mode of self-expression, the many stylistic “approaches” to writing a song, the barriers (both realistic and self-imposed) to finishing and sharing an original song, and examples throughout music history of both successful and unsuccessful songs, and the personal stories behind them. Students will get to share favorite songs from the popular music canon, and bring in works of their own to share and get feedback. No class 3/14.

  • Registration Code= 201705 51040
  • Meeting Dates= 02/21-04/04
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Lecture Halls Bldg 104
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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MUSC:716 Symphonic Band01/19-05/11  

Study and performance of representative symphonic band literature. Available for credit as MUS 134.650 (10429). Auditions for seating only. Call the conductor at 314-984-7636. No class 3/16.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50657
  • Meeting Dates= 01/19-05/11
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities West Bld 102
  • Instructor= Gary Gackstatter
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777