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MUSC:705 Beginning Improv Guitar06/04-07/23  

This course will help students develop music improvisational techniques. The course will introduce basic elements of traditional music theory and jazz theory concepts, including scales, arpeggios and complex rhythms. Prerequisite: Students must know basic chords in the keys of C and G. Students should be able to read basic melodies. Electric guitar with a small amp is preferred. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60669
  • Meeting Dates= 06/04-07/23
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Guitar: Beginning06/09-07/14  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60666
  • Meeting Dates= 06/09-07/14
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities West Bld 102
  • Instructor= James Renz
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Guitar: Beginning06/02-07/21  

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.Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60726
  • Meeting Dates= 06/02-07/21
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:720 Harmonica: Beginning06/10-06/24  

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 $32.00.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60670
  • Meeting Dates= 06/10-06/24
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Science West Bldg 208
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:711 Piano: Advanced Beginning and More06/02-07/21  

**** WAS THURSDAYS 6/4 - 7/23 - NOW TUESDAYS 6/2 - 7/21 *** 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. Cost for adults 60 and over $39.50.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60667
  • Meeting Dates= 06/02-07/21
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 5:30 p.m. - 7:29 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:710 Piano: Beginning and More06/04-07/23  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $39.50.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60668
  • Meeting Dates= 06/04-07/23
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:725 The Basics of Reading Music06/05-06/26  

This course is for students without extensive musical experience. The course will introduce music notation and basic music theory topics such as intervals, scales, keys and chords, as well as basic rhythm skills. Students will learn some basic piano skills.Cost for adults 60 and over $24.50.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60671
  • Meeting Dates= 06/05-06/26
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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314-984-7777