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Noncredit Music Classes

Making music can soothe and inspire. Enroll in group instruction classes with seasoned instructors. Learn music basics, including how to read notes, chords, scales. Aspiring singers can enroll in a voice course for choral practice. Occasional music appreciation lecture programs address music and composers from various historic periods and may offer an opportunity to attend a concert or performance.

UPCOMING MUSIC INSTRUCTION

For course descriptions, schedule, and pricing, click on the course number below.
Registration Form -- print, sign and fax 410-777-4325

COMMUNITY ENSEMBLES

COA 328 - Encore Chorale
Tap into your love of singing by joining a four-part chorale. Learn vocal techniques and prepare for concerts with the nationally recognized Washington, Northern Virginia and Baltimore Encore Chorales.
NOTE: No auditions required. Must be age 55 or older to enroll.

MUC 311 - Community Concert Band
Learn and perform jazz stage band music. Open to all qualified community musicians. Audition may be required. Programs are prepared by the college for public performance.

MUC 310 - Community Orchestra
Perform orchestral works from the baroque to contemporary eras.Open to all qualified community players. Audition may be required. Programs are prepared by the college for public performance.
NOTE: Performance dates to be announced in class. For details, contact
Associate Professor Anna Binneweg 410-777-7218.

MUC 309 - Community Jazz Ensemble
Learn and perform jazz stage band music. Open to all qualified community musicians. Audition may be required. Programs are prepared by the college for public performance.
NOTE: Performance dates to be announced in class. For details, contact
Joan Roberts @ 410-777-7230

MUC 312 - Community Concert Choir
Perform music from the Renaissance through contemporary periods. Open to all qualified singers. Audition may be required. Choral programs are prepared by college for a public performance.
NOTE: Performance dates announced in class. For details, contact Associate Professor Doug
Byerly 410-777-7019

MUSIC INSTRUCTION

MUC 313 - Basic Guitar: Group Instruction
Learn basic guitar skills in group instruction format: reading music, playing scales and chords. Learn some of your favorite music, guitar maintenance and instrument quality.
NOTE: Student must bring a six-string guitar to class.

VOICE INSTRUCTION

MUC 319 - Sing Out Loud NEW
Discover the joy of singing, solo or in group, using classical, standard and popular vocal arrangements. Practice the basics of breathing, tone and diction in an environment supportive of beginning, intermediate and advanced singers.

MUC 323 - Individual Voice Lessons NEW
Receive private instruction according to your musical knowledge and ecperience. Learn music terminology and elements of singing including breath, diction, rhythm, reading, vocal exercises, musicianship and presentations No prior voice experience necessary. All levels welcome.

MUC 325 - Introduction to Song Writing NEW
Learn to Write lyrics and melodies taht could appeal to the music marketplace. Examine musical genres focusing on lyrical melodies, song structure and marketing potential. Write lyrics for one genre and explore melodic development.

MUC 326 - West African Drumming for Beginners NEW
Explore common drumming patterns of the Ewe and Mande people of West Africa. Discuss drum construction and compare drums from each group. Practice drumming techniiques and play basic patterns with assorted drums and percussion instruments.

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MUC 317 - Music Made Easy: NEW
Learn what makes music work. Gain an understanding of rhythm, melody and harmony. Discover how to build intervals, major scales and chords. Learn how to read, write and play simple musical pieces on a keyboard.

Are you interested in a music class for academic credit?
Choose from one of our many credit music courses.

For more information call 410-777-2325 or email Dawn Schulman at dpschulman@aacc.edu