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  Learn to play the guitar! Students 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: 03/24/18

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3/24/2018-4/14/2018)

Course: $79.00

Materials: $20.00

Instructor : Spencer Artwick 

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  CA117



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  Continuation Class Students will continue to learn to play the acoustic guitar by further developing the foundation of the basics which began in the beginner Acoustic Guitar class. Students must bring an acoustic guitar, strap and pick to class. Prerequisite: This class is designed for previous students of Spencer Artwick's beginner Acoustic Guitar class.  

3025X

Start date: 02/24/18

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (2/24/2018-3/17/2018)

Course: $79.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Spencer Artwick 

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  CA117

Call 626-585-7608 to register


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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: 02/20/18

Weekly - Tue 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (2/20/2018-6/12/2018)

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

Closed


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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: 03/07/18

Weekly - Wed 8:15 PM - 9:45 PM (3/7/2018-3/7/2018)

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 :  H105



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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: 03/07/18

Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (3/7/2018-3/7/2018)

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 :  H105



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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)      Piano Ensemble Open House    Find out about our Piano Ensemble class, meet faculty and make    music with fellow piano ensemble class members. Open to all who    have some  previous piano experience and who read music.    Tuesday, February 13, 7pm-8:30pm    Center for the Arts Building, Room 114     

3043X

Start date: 02/20/18

Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (2/20/2018-6/12/2018)

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

Closed


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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: 04/08/18

Weekly - Sun 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (4/8/2018-5/6/2018)

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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