Music



Chorus - The Golden Tones

Like to sing? Learn how with our on-going chorus! We learn and perform a variety of songs, old and new, for various service clubs, convalescent and retirement communities. All music abilities welcome, especially tenors and basses.

No Class: 11/23, 1/25     Please note: "No class" date has changed from  2/22 to 1/25 since catalog printing.   Class will be held on 2/22.



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205602
Santa Clara Senior Center
SrCtr
Tutko 1/11 - 3/22 Fr 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $70.00 View

Evening Piano 1A

It is never late to start playing piano!This class is an introductory course in the rudiments of piano playing. You will learn notation, scales,intervals, chords, rhythm and meter. In addition, music history, theory, sight reading, and ear training will be included in this course. This class give you the opportunity to make music both individually and as part of a group.

Required book: Alfred’s Adult-All- In-One Course: Level One and a music notebook and/or music paper.

No Class: 12/25, 1/1



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203302
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J1
Tomasello 11/27 - 2/12 Tu 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $150.00 View

Evening Piano 1B

This class is an extension of Piano 1A Evening class and is also an excellent class for those who have equivalent skill level (please email instructor for approval).

We will be continuing with the Alfred’s book and also will explore improvisation and learning songs by ear, understanding how to play songs from lyric and lead sheets with chord symbols.

Theory, improvisation, scales, chords and arpeggios will all be covered. Students should have blank notation paper, pencil. Other optional books with be the Mikrokosmos by Bela Bartok. Start to build your own repertoire of songs and take your playing to the next level.

Questions: [email protected]

No Class: 12/27, 1/3



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217602
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J1
18 - &up Tomasello 11/29 - 2/14 Th 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $140.00 View

Guitar

You CAN learn to play the guitar! Learn the basics -strumming chords, reading rhythms, reading music and playing melodies. Buy Method Book in class for $25. Contact instructor regarding guitar rental or purchase at (408) 247-2684.

You may also email instructor with any questions at: 

[email protected]



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205702
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room G7
18 - &up Hawthorne 1/16 - 2/27 We 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM $90.00 View
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205704
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Hawthorne 1/18 - 3/1 Fr 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM $90.00 View

Piano - Beginning 1A

New to the piano? This class is where you start. You will learn basic music theory, how to read notes and find intervals quickly. You will get to know the keys on the piano, and play simple pieces in rhythm. Learn different finger exercises and scales.

Bring the following to class:
(1) Burnam’s A Dozen a Day Preparatory Book
(2) Alfred’s Adult-All-In-One Course: Level one
(3) A note book and/or music paper.

 

No Class: 12/28, 1/4



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205802
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J1
18 - &up Yue 11/30 - 2/15 Fr 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM $167.00 View

Piano - Beginning 1B

Join current students in this beginning level of piano. You will play beautiful simple pieces in rhythm. You will learn scales, arpeggios and chord patterns on different keys. You will also build up confidence to play in public. Bring the following to class:

(1) Burnam’s A Dozen a Day Preparatory Book

(2) Alfred’s Adult-All-In-One Course: Level one

(3) a note book and/or music paper.

Class requirements: Must be able to play with two hands and play songs with grand staff. Identify all the keys on the keyboard and read notes in the music.

No Class: 11/12, 12/24, 12/25, 12/26, 12/31, 1/1, 1/2, 1/21



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205902
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J1
18 - &up Yue 11/26 - 2/11 Mo 11:30 AM - 02:00 PM $153.00 View
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205904
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J1
18 - &up Yue 11/27 - 2/12 Tu 11:30 AM - 02:00 PM $170.00 View
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205906
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J1
18 - &up Yue 11/28 - 2/13 We 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM $170.00 View

Piano - Beginning 1C

Join the intermediate levels of BEGINNING piano. Continue playing chords, scales, and arpeggios. Learn about music styles of playing and develop your own style. In addition, learn to play beautiful pieces as a soloist, in ensemble or in the “class symphony” Permission of the instructor required.

Bring the following to class:

1) Czerny Op. 823 

(2) Alfred’s Adult-All-In-One Course: Level Two

(3) a note book and/or music paper.

Class limited to 13 students.

Requirements: Completed Burnam’s A Dozen a Day Book one and Alfred’s Adult-All-In-One Course: Level one. Completed Scales and Arpeggios on major - C, G, F and minor – Am, Em, Dm.

No Class: 11/12, 12/24, 12/25, 12/31, 1/1, 1/4



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206002
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J1
18 - &up Yue 11/26 - 2/11 Mo 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM $174.00 View
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206004
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J1
18 - &up Yue 11/27 - 2/12 Tu 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM $193.00 View

Piano III - Intermediate/Advanced

This group class is designed for those with previous piano experience and focuses on the intermediate to advanced levels. In each session we explore a specific genre or composer. We work on music from all periods, theory, technique, as well as duets and other ensembles. In this class you will enjoy being part of a group of adults that love the piano and music in general!

For questions about the level of material, please email the instructor at:
[email protected]

 



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206102
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J1
18 - &up Remmich-Bhatnagar 11/29 - 2/14 Th 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $167.00 View