Music and Dance

 

MUSIC & DANCE

 

DRUMMING FUNDAMENTALS (Ages  15 & Up) FEE: $210

THE INS AND OUTS for SUCCESSFUL DRUMMING! Midland Park H.S.

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (5 sess. beg. Nov. 2) Choral Rm

In this course we will assess the drummer's levels of skills, understanding of drumming and steer them to the direction needed for succession in drumming and MUSIC.  We will cover the following topics:  Grip Technique (the do’s and don’ts).  Understanding music theory; the importance of clefs in music, time signatures in relation to rhythm, basic rhythmic reading. Snare drums fundamentals:  playing the drum, understanding the use of the whole drum, rudiments (the A, B, and C’s of drumming.)  Basic drum-set grooves/fundamentals and applying rudiments on the drum set. Instructor will provide:  Practice pad and  drum sticks.  Students must purchase manuscript paper. .Limit 10.    Instructor:  REED SILVERSTEIN

 

GUITAR FOR KIDS (Ages 10-16) FEE:  $170 (plus $15 mat. fee due at reg.)

Monday, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (10 sess. beg. Sept. 20)            Dater School, Rm 143, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School.  Register through M.P.C.E.
Learn to play the guitar!  This course is for kids with little or no guitar background, but repeat or advanced beginner students will be accommodated as well.  Play for enjoyment and all educational benefits that learning a musical instrument brings.  Work on techniques, scales, chords, melodies, chord progressions, and rhythmic strums.  Start building a repertoire of familiar songs.  Bring to class: electric or acoustic guitar, a pencil and notebook. Children under 16 years of age must be signed in and out of each session by an adult/guardian.  Instructor:  ETHAN FIKS

 

 

GUITAR I BEGINNER-ADULT FEE: $170 (Sr. Cit. $162)

Monday, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (plus $15 mat. fee due at reg.)

(10 sess. beg. Sept. 20)                                                        Dater School, Rm 143, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School.  Register through M.P.C.E.       

Learn to play melodies and scales by ear and by reading music. Develop chordal accompaniment in pick and fingerstyle. This course will delve into rhythm and strumming patterns, popular song repertoire, open position and starting barre chords, and improvisation. Participants will need: electric or acoustic guitar, a pencil, and notebook.

Instructor:  ETHAN FIKS

 

GUITAR II – ADVANCED FEE: $170 (Sr. Cit. $162)

Monday, 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (10 sess. beg. Sept. 20)                     Dater School, Rm 143, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School.  Register through M.P.C.E.

This course is excellent as a follow up to Guitar for Beginners and is a suitable next step for a guitarist with 4 months experience. This course will delve into scales, note reading, strum patterns, popular songs, more advanced chords including barre chords, and improvisation. The material covered is different every term and adjusts to the levels of the students present - making it an ideal choice for repeat students. Bring to class: electric or acoustic guitar, a pencil, and notebook.   

Instructor:  ETHAN FIKS

 

PIANO (PRIVATE LESSONS)  BEG./INT./ADV. LEVELS FEE: $250

Wednesday (8 sess.  beg.  Sept. 22) Midland Park H.S.

(8 thirty-minute individual lessons weekly)     

Call the MPCE office at 201-444-2030 to schedule your lesson slot between 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.       

Each student will receive 8 individual lessons. Each lesson is one half-hour, beginner, intermediate, or advanced.

Instructor: GAIL SINGER

 

SOCIAL BALLROOM & LATIN DANCE –BEGINNER FEE: $198 (Sr. Cit. $189)

Monday, 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. (8 sess. beg. Sept. 27)     Hubbard School Gym, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School.  Register through M.P.C.E. 

Come and experience how dancing can add excitement, fun, and healthy exercise to your life.  Enrich your world with the sounds of wonderful music. We will teach two Ballroom dances (Foxtrot and Swing) and two Latin dances (Cha Cha and Rumba).  Please sign up with a partner (price is per couple).  Wear to class: soft or suede leather soles for hardwood floors.   Instructor:  MATT HAUER

 

SOCIAL BALLROOM & LATIN DANCE –INTERMEDIATE FEE: $198 (Sr. Cit. $189)

Monday, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (8 sess. beg. Sept. 27)         Hubbard School Gym, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School.  Register through M.P.C.E. 

Let's soothe our souls and improve our dancing with the Intermediate class. We will add some more variations in the Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Swing and introduce TANGO and WALTZ. Completion of the Beginner class is a must. Experience how dancing can add excitement, fun, and healthy exercise to your life.  Enrich your world with the sounds of wonderful music. Please sign up with a partner (price is per couple).  Wear to class: soft or suede leather soles for hardwood floors.    Instructor:  MATT HAUER

 

 

 

 

 

 


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