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MUSC:706 Advanced Beginning Guitar08/26-12/16  

Enjoy this continuation of Beginning Guitar. Students will continue reading standard music notation, play chords-including barre chords, play ensemble based music and work on basic improvisation skills. Text required. Must bring an acoustic guitar. No class 9/2, 10/7, 11/25. Cost for adults 60 and over $64.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71117
  • Meeting Dates= 08/26-12/16
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 12:1 p.m. - 1:29 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 109.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:705 Finger Picking for Guitar09/12-11/07  

Play folk, blues, ragtime and 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 10/17, 10/31. Cost for adults 60 and over $50.00.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71021
  • Meeting Dates= 09/12-11/07
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School W 115
  • Instructor= James Renz
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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  Fun with Ukulele09/12-11/28  

***Class moved from Bernard Middle School to St. Louis Community College - South County, Room 125, Class extended by one week to end on 11/28, and a no-class date of 10/17 and 11/21, have been added. The no-class date of 10/3 has been removed.*** 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. No class 10/17, 10/31, 11/7, 11/21. Cost for adults 60 and over $52.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71032
  • Meeting Dates= 09/12-11/28
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= STLCC-South County 125
  • Instructor= Karl Markl
  • Fees= $ 95.00
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  Guitar: Beginning09/13-11/01  

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. No senior discount.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71028
  • Meeting Dates= 09/13-11/01
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School W 115
  • Instructor= James Renz
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Guitar: Beginning & More08/26-12/16  

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 9/2, 10/7, 11/25. Cost for adults 60 and over $54.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71013
  • Meeting Dates= 08/26-12/16
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
MUSC:720 Harmonica: Beginning11/01-11/15  

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. No senior discount.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71036
  • Meeting Dates= 11/01-11/15
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Harmonica: Beginning09/13-09/27  

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. No senior discount.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71037
  • Meeting Dates= 09/13-09/27
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Harmonica: Beginning10/04-10/18  

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. No senior discount.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71039
  • Meeting Dates= 10/04-10/18
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= Wildwood Building 202
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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MUSC:717 Meramec Concert Choir08/22-12/14  

A study and performance of advanced choral literature including vocal technique and development. Available for credit as MUS 135.601 (30428). Auditions for part assignment only. Contact the conductor at 314-984-7638. No class 10/17, 11/23. No senior discount.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71033
  • Meeting Dates= 08/22-12/14
  • 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 Orchestra08/21-12/11  

Study and performance of representative chamber and symphonic literature. Additional studio hours required. Available for credit as MUS.132.651 (30352). Auditions for seating only. Contact the conductor at 314-984-7636. No class 9/4. No senior discount.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71035
  • Meeting Dates= 08/21-12/11
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:40 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities West Bld 102
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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MUSC:713 Piano: Advanced08/31-11/16  

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 $36.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71018
  • Meeting Dates= 08/31-11/16
  • 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 Beginning08/29-11/21  

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 10/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $36.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71017
  • Meeting Dates= 08/29-11/21
  • 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 Beginning and More08/26-12/16  

* * * DATES LISTED INCORRECTLY ONLINE. NOW 8/26. WAS 8/19.* * * 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 9/2, 10/7, 11/25. Cost for adults 60 and over $54.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71008
  • Meeting Dates= 08/26-12/16
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:31 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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MUSC:713 Piano: Advanced Workshop08/29-11/21  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN-he 112***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 $36.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71016
  • Meeting Dates= 08/29-11/21
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 9:59 a.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Cheryl Conley
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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MUSC:710 Piano: Beginning08/29-11/21  

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 10/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $36.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71015
  • Meeting Dates= 08/29-11/21
  • 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 More08/26-12/16  

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 9/2, 10/7, 11/25. Cost for adults 60 and over $64.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71014
  • Meeting Dates= 08/26-12/16
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 114
  • Instructor= Christina Springer
  • Fees= $ 109.00
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MUSC:712 Piano: Intermediate08/31-11/16  

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 $36.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71114
  • Meeting Dates= 08/31-11/16
  • 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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MUSC:717 Singing with Impact: Tha Variety, Aesthetics and Power of Pop Music Styles11/07-12/05  

This course will examine the power and intimacy of singing (concentrating on popular music idioms), unique vocal styles from around the world, and how to develop your OWN vocal style for maximum pleasure and impact. We will look at at elements of singing such as enunciating lyrics effectively, harmonies, projecting, proper breathing, and creative "emoting" in order to command audience attention. Everyone will get a chance to sing and receive useful guidance, and professional performance techniques will be covered. No text required, just a desire to sing at the height of your potential. Cost for adults 60 and over $64.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71711
  • Meeting Dates= 11/07-12/05
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Science West Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Kevin Renick
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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MUSC:725 Songwriting: The Art and Discipline09/21-10/26  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN_SW 108*** 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. Cost for adults 60 and over $64.50

  • Registration Code= 201725 71710
  • Meeting Dates= 09/21-10/26
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Science West Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Kevin Renick
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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MUSC:716 Symphonic Band08/24-12/14  

Study and performance of representative symphonic band literature. Available for credit as MUS 134.650 (30427). Auditions for seating only. Call the conductor at 314-984-7636. No class 11/23. No senior discount.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71034
  • Meeting Dates= 08/24-12/14
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:40 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities West Bld 102
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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