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MUSC:705 Finger Picking for Guitar09/09-11/04  

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 class 10/21. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70470
  • Meeting Dates= 09/09-11/04
  • 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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  Fun with Ukelele09/16-11/04  

Play an instrument so easily you can strum a tune after the first session - lots of fun. Get basic music theory, train your ear, and coordinate fingers. Small body and fingerboard make the uke a perfect starter instrument for the guitar also. Fee includes music and use of a ukulele. Cost for adults 60 and over $52.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70459
  • Meeting Dates= 09/16-11/04
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Bernard Middle School 106
  • Instructor= Karl Markl
  • Fees= $ 95.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Guitar: Beginning09/10-10/29  

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. Electric tuner recommended. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70468
  • Meeting Dates= 09/10-10/29
  • Meeting Days= W
  • 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
 
  Guitar: Beginning09/08-10/27  

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. Electric tuner recommended. Cost for adults 60 and over $39.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70472
  • Meeting Dates= 09/08-10/27
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Clayton High School 102
  • Instructor= James Renz
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Guitar: Beginning09/06-12/06  

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 11/29. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70795
  • Meeting Dates= 09/06-12/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:720 Harmonica: Beginning09/11-09/25  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $30.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70454
  • Meeting Dates= 09/11-09/25
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Harmonica: Beginning10/08-10/22  

****CLASS WITHDRAWN****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. Cost for adults 60 and over $30.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70458
  • Meeting Dates= 10/08-10/22
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Harmonica: Intermediate11/06-11/20  

A continuation of the "C" diatonic harmonica along with an accompaniment cd. Prerequisite: Harmonica: Beginning or equivelant experience. A "C" diatonic harmonica and the Harmonica: Beginning text are required and available for purchase at class if needed. Cost for adults 60 and over $16.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70839
  • Meeting Dates= 11/06-11/20
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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MUSC:717 Meramec Choir08/19-12/11  

A study of advanced choral literature. Emphasis on vocal technique and development. Available for credit as MUS 135.601 (30660). Auditions for part assignment only. Contact the conductor at 314-984-7638. No class 11/27. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70477
  • Meeting Dates= 08/19-12/11
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities West Bld 102
  • Instructor= Gerald Myers
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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MUSC:714 Meramec Orchestra08/18-12/09  

Study and performance of representative chamber and symphonic literature. Additional studio hours required. Available for credit as MUS.132.651 (30519). Auditions for seating only. Contact the conductor at 314-984-7636. No class 9/1. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70474
  • Meeting Dates= 08/18-12/09
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities West Bld 102
  • Instructor= Gary Gackstatter
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:713 Piano: Advanced09/04-11/20  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70481
  • Meeting Dates= 09/04-11/20
  • 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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MUSC:711 Piano: Advanced Beginning09/02-11/18  

Learn: more advanced rhythms - dotted rhythms and triplets, major chords and their functions, staccato playing, major scales and exercises, and expression marks and 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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70479
  • Meeting Dates= 09/02-11/18
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 1:1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 112
  • Instructor= Cheryl Conley
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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  Piano: Advanced Beginning09/15-12/01  

Learn: more advanced rhythms - dotted rhythms and triplets, major chords and their functions, staccato playing, major scales and exercises, and expression marks and 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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70462
  • Meeting Dates= 09/15-12/01
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 7:1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 112
  • Instructor= Ronald Krausch
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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  Piano: Advanced Beginning and More09/06-12/06  

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 11/30. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70793
  • Meeting Dates= 09/06-12/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:31 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:713 Piano: Advanced Workshop09/13-11/01  

****CLASS WITHDRAWN ***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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70464
  • Meeting Dates= 09/13-11/01
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 10:31 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Ronald Krausch
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Piano: Advanced Workshop09/02-11/18  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70482
  • Meeting Dates= 09/02-11/18
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 9:59 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 112
  • Instructor= Cheryl Conley
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:710 Piano: Beginning09/15-12/01  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70461
  • Meeting Dates= 09/15-12/01
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 112
  • Instructor= Ronald Krausch
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Piano: Beginning09/13-11/01  

****CLASS WITHDRAWN****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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70463
  • Meeting Dates= 09/13-11/01
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Ronald Krausch
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Piano: Beginning09/02-11/18  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70478
  • Meeting Dates= 09/02-11/18
  • Meeting Days= T
  • 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
 
  Piano: Beginning and More09/06-12/06  

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 11/29. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70792
  • Meeting Dates= 09/06-12/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:712 Piano: Intermediate09/04-11/20  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70480
  • Meeting Dates= 09/04-11/20
  • 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:716 Symphonic Band08/21-12/11  

Study and performance of representative symphonic band literature. Available for credit as MUS 134.650 (30659). Auditions for seating only. Call the conductor at 314-984-7636. No class 11/27. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70475
  • Meeting Dates= 08/21-12/11
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:40 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities West Bld 102
  • Instructor= Gary Gackstatter
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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314-984-7777