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  In this course, students will learn to play the acoustic guitar by developing a solid foundation of the basics. Topics include:   • Strumming • Scales, songs, practice • Open chords (major and minor) • Finger exercises & picking • Introduction to finger-style $20 materials fee payable in class. Students must bring an acoustic guitar, strap and pick to class.  

3025X

Start date: 03/18/17

Course: $79.00

Materials: $20.00

Instructor : Cameron O'Connor 

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  CA117



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  This exciting workshop will get you jammin' the blues immediately! Play and have fun as you are introduced to many of the tricks and techniques used to make the harmonica laugh, cry, wail and scream! No previous musical experience is required - only a love of the blues and a desire to play the harmonica. Students will need a "C" major diatonic harmonica, available for purchase in class for $12. $15 materials fee payable in class.  

3009X

Start date: 03/01/17

Course: $35.00

Materials: $15.00

Instructor : David Broida 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Location : Arcadia High School Location : 
  Arcadia High School.

Room :  H108



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  This class is designed to promote talent, educate students, and instill understanding and appreciation of small chamber music groups. Students will have the opportunity to practice and perform with various ensembles. Ensembles will include brass, string, and woodwind combinations formed into trios, quartets, quintets and a small chamber orchestra. Pianists, percussionists, and vocalists may enroll, participate, and perform with these and other ensembles. Members of current ensembles are welcomed to enroll in the class. Please bring sheet music to first class. Note: New ensembles will be formed at the beginning of the session. Class not designed for beginners. Registration: Audition required. Email Francisco Castillo at oboesolo@sbcglobal.net; or call 626-422-4582 to schedule.  

3070X

Start date: 02/21/17

Course: $200.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Francisco Castillo 

16 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  CA117

Call 626-585-7608 to register


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  Breathing is the foundation when playing the harmonica; and breathing correctly calms the body, mind and spirit. Join us as we take basic pop, folk and blues melodies and invigorate them with simple, but powerful, techniques to make any song deeply expressive. No previous ability to read or play music required. Note: Students will need a "C" major diatonic harmonica, available for purchase in class for $12. $15 materials fee payable in class.   

3004X

Start date: 03/01/17

Course: $35.00

Materials: $15.00

Instructor : David Broida 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Location : Arcadia High School Location : 
  Arcadia High School.

Room :  H108



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  This class is for intermediate level students of piano; and the focus is upon providing ensemble opportunity experience "making music with another pianist," through the study of a variety of musical styles and their interpretation. Varied levels of duet, duo, and multi-piano literature will be included. Fundamental ensemble skills such as collaboration, synchronization, and rehearsal techniques, as well as activities designed to develop piano technique, efficient practice habits, and sight reading skills will be addressed. Class not designed for beginners. Registration: Audition required. Email Phillip Young at pdyoung@pasadena.edu; or call 626-585-7795 to schedule. Required Textbooks:   Gurlitt, Hours of Rest, op. 102; by Schott/Hal Leonard (ISBN: 9783795745233) Essential Keyboard Duets Volume 1; by Kowalchyk (ISBN: 9780739020296)  

3043X

Start date: 02/21/17

Course: $200.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Wen-Ting Huang 

16 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  CA116

Call 626-585-7608 to register


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  This class is for beginning piano students who have had little or no previous instruction. Basic note reading skill, scales, chords, and music theory will be included while learning to play your favorite songs. Class will be held in a piano lab. Note: Students must have their own piano or keyboard at home as daily practice is required. A one-time $2 materials fee payable in class.   Required Textbook: Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book, Level One, by Willard Palmer, Morton Manus, Amanda Vick Lethco (ISBN: 9780882848327) available online and at bookstores. List Price: $14.95.    

3022X

Start date: 01/19/17

Course: $65.00

Materials: $2.00

Instructor : Kathryn Rueby 

6 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  CA116

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  This course is designed for students who have completed the Piano for Beginners class. Students will continue to work on note reading skills, major and minor scales, chord progressions and picking out melodies by ear. Classical, folk and popular tunes will be presented. Students are allowed to work at their own pace with guidance from the teacher in the keyboard lab. Note: Students must have their own piano or keyboard at home as daily practice is required. $2 materials fee payable in class. Prerequisite: Students MUST have completed Piano I.   Required Textbook: Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book, Level One, by Willard Palmer, Morton Manus, Amanda Vick Lethco (ISBN: 9780882848327) available online and at bookstores. List Price: $14.95.  

3029X

Start date: 03/16/17

Course: $65.00

Materials: $2.00

Instructor : Kathryn Rueby 

6 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  CA116



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  Shower singers, students and professional singers alike will learn important basics (thoroughly drilled) about the singing instrument one should know before ever starting to vocalize. These drills produce INSTANT results. A $1 materials fee payable in class.  

6150X

Start date: 01/22/17

Course: $75.00

Materials: $1.00

Instructor : Judith Townsend 

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  V208

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