Hello to all!
The Spring 2017 Guitar Workshop classes at Berkshire Community College will be starting up the last day of January!
From the BCC website:
Anyone interested in learning to write songs, play the guitar or brush up on guitar skills, is invited to register for the following music workshops held this spring at the South County Center of Berkshire Community College
TUESDAYS (beginning January 31 and continuing through May 9) (no classes on March 14)
Build upon your basic guitar skills to become better at strumming, picking, and improvising. Have fun learning more about what you and your guitar can do.
“Basics of Harmony”
An introduction to the concepts of harmony — a great course for singers, songwriters, arrangers, and players of all skill levels. Learn how to create cool harmony lines that complement and enhance any melody.
“Songwriting Workshop” for all levels of experience, teaches songwriting basics. Students work on weekly assignments to improve music skills. Learn to listen with the aim of critiquing songs in order to improve them.
WEDNESDAYS (beginning Febrary 2 and continuing through May 11) (no classes on March 16)
“Absolute Beginners’ Guitar”
Dream of playing the guitar? Learn the basics from tuning; to strumming; to finger picking; to simple lead and bass lines. You’ll be playing songs from week one. Spend the spring learning an instrument you can enjoy your entire life.
Anyone can make music and the ukulele is easy and fun to learn. You’ll learn all the basics as well as some fun tricks to make you sound great.
“Mastering the Ukulele”
Explore and enjoy all of your ukulele’s potential. This class will use familiar songs to help you learn more about your uke as well as more about music in general.
Spring Jam Sessions
Have fun playing your favorite songs with others! Class will explore arranging songs as well as basic music and improvisational ideas. All instruments and experience welcome.
For more information, or to register, call BCC’s South County Center in Great Barrington, 413-528-4521. For long distance (in Mass only), call 800-816-1233, ext. 5201 or 5202.
These classes at BCC are truly a bargain – you get fourteen weeks of instruction for $140.oo (it works out to $10 a session). Learning in a group scenario works very well for some people, plus the classes are a lot of fun!
Feel free to email me directly at email@example.com if you have questions. Hope to see you there!