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Advanced Beginning Guitar

MUSC-705    Advanced Beginning Guitar--Flo Valley - Communications
1/20/2018--4/28/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  6

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 3/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $70.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/20/2018 - 4/28/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  11:05:00 AM--12:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Flo Valley - Communications
  • Instructor:   Christina Springer
  • Fees:           125

 

Finger Picking for Guitar

MUSC-705    Finger Picking for Guitar--Kirkwood Sr. High School
2/20/2018--4/3/2018        Total Seats:  17    Places Left:  0

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/20/2018 - 4/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  7:00:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Kirkwood Sr. High School
  • Instructor:   James Renz
  • Fees:           79

Class is Filled


 

Fun with Ukelele: Part 2

MUSC-705    Fun with Ukelele: Part 2--STLCC-South County
2/20/2018--4/17/2018        Total Seats:      Places Left:  12

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 3/13. I want a one page report from each of you about the following: Cost for adults 60 and over $64.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/20/2018 - 4/17/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  7:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        STLCC-South County
  • Instructor:   Karl Markl
  • Fees:           79

 

Guitar: Beginning

MUSC-705    Guitar: Beginning--Kirkwood Sr. High School
2/21/2018--4/4/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  1

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 class 3/21. Cost for adults 60 and over $50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/21/2018 - 4/4/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  7:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Kirkwood Sr. High School
  • Instructor:   James Renz
  • Fees:           79

 

Guitar: Beginning and More

MUSC-705    Guitar: Beginning and More--Flo Valley - Communications
1/20/2018--4/28/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  3

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 3/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $49.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/20/2018 - 4/28/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  1:00:00 PM--2:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Flo Valley - Communications
  • Instructor:   Christina Springer
  • Fees:           89

 

Piano: Beginning

MUSC-710    Piano: Beginning--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
1/30/2018--5/8/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  0

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 $44.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/30/2018 - 5/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  12:05:00 PM--1:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Cheryl Conley
  • Fees:           79

Class is Filled


 

Piano: Beginning and More

MUSC-710    Piano: Beginning and More--Flo Valley - Communications
1/20/2018--4/28/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  0

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 3/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $70.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/20/2018 - 4/28/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  8:00:00 AM--9:25:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Flo Valley - Communications
  • Instructor:   Christina Springer
  • Fees:           125

Class is Filled


 

Piano: Advanced Beginning

MUSC-711    Piano: Advanced Beginning--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
1/30/2018--5/8/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  8

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 $44.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/30/2018 - 5/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  1:05:00 PM--2:05:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Cheryl Conley
  • Fees:           79

 

Piano: Advanced Beginning and More

MUSC-711    Piano: Advanced Beginning and More--Flo Valley - Communications
1/20/2018--4/28/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  0

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 3/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $70.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/20/2018 - 4/28/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:30:00 AM--11:00:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Flo Valley - Communications
  • Instructor:   Christina Springer
  • Fees:           125

Class is Filled


 

Piano: Intermediate

MUSC-712    Piano: Intermediate--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
2/1/2018--5/10/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  0

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 class 3/15. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/1/2018 - 5/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  12:00:00 PM--1:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Cheryl Conley
  • Fees:           79

Class is Filled


 

Piano: Advanced

MUSC-713    Piano: Advanced --Meramec - Humanities East Bld
2/1/2018--5/10/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  8

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 3/15. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/1/2018 - 5/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  1:05:00 PM--1:55:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Cheryl Conley
  • Fees:           79

 

Piano: Advanced Workshop

MUSC-713    Piano: Advanced Workshop--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
1/30/2018--5/8/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  14

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 3/13. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/30/2018 - 5/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--9:55:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Cheryl Conley
  • Fees:           79

 

Meramec Orchestra

MUSC-714    Meramec Orchestra--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
1/26/2018--5/7/2018        Total Seats:  30    Places Left:  20

CLASS WILL MEET IN HW-MC 102. Study and performance of representative chamber and symphonic literature. Additional studio hours required. Available for credit as MUS.132.651 (10386). Auditions for seating only. Contact the conductor at 314-984-7636. No class 2/19, 3/12. Senior discount does not apply.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/26/2018 - 5/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  7:00:00 PM--9:20:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Gary Gackstatter
  • Fees:           35

 

Harmonica: Beginning

MUSC-720    Harmonica: Beginning--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
2/7/2018--2/21/2018        Total Seats:  20    Places Left:  8

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 $34.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/7/2018 - 2/21/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--7:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           39

 
MUSC-720    Harmonica: Beginning--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
3/21/2018--4/4/2018        Total Seats:  20    Places Left:  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. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/21/2018 - 4/4/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--7:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           39

 
MUSC-720    Harmonica: Beginning--Wildwood Building
4/11/2018--4/25/2018        Total Seats:  20    Places Left:  17

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 $34.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/11/2018 - 4/25/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--7:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Wildwood Building
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           39

 

Songwriting: The Art and Discipline

MUSC-725    Songwriting: The Art and Discipline--Meramec - Lecture Halls Bldg
2/20/2018--4/3/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  11

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 3/13. Cost for adults 60 and over $54.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/20/2018 - 4/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Lecture Halls Bldg
  • Instructor:   Kevin Renick
  • Fees:           89