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  • Trumpet: Basics 2 (non-credit)

    Authored by Max Matzen

    This is the non-credit version of Trumpet: Basics 2, and will not provide high school credit or instructor feedback/communication. 

    Welcome to Trumpet: Basics 2! This course is a continuation of Trumpet: Basics 1, and is designed to further develop students’ trumpet abilities. Continuing the exploration of music theory and sight-reading, this course will cover the twelve major scales, and the chromatic scale. Slightly more advanced flexibilities and playing in a higher range, as well as the H.L. Clarke Technical Studies book, will ensure students are challenging their chops. Important players—and their practice routines—will be studied to inspire students to find their own way to play and improve. Students can expect to encounter a variety of listening and playing assignments, as well as lesson quizzes and exams. By the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of recordings that reflect the progress they made and will be ready for the next semester!

    $95.00
    Course ID: EA-TRU-NC2
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  • Ukulele: Basics 1 (non-credit)

    Authored by Colin Botts

    This is the non-credit version of Ukulele: Basics 1, and will not provide high school credit or instructor feedback/communication. 

    Welcome to Ukulele: Basics 1! This course was designed to give students a solid foundation in playing this fun, portable instrument. As students work through this course they will learn how to strum songs, read tablature, read music notation, and much more. Students will also have the change to listen to some of the most important, influential musicians that have excelled at the ukulele, and learn a bit about its history. Upon course completion, students will know various playing techniques, will be able to read and critically listen, and will have a solid understanding of why this instrument has become so popular. Students can expect to encounter a variety of listening and playing assignments, as well as lesson quizzes and exams. By the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of recordings that reflect the progress they made and will be ready for the next semester! Have fun and good luck!

    $95.00
    Course ID: EA-UKU-NC1
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  • Ukulele: Basics 2 (non-credit)

    Authored by Colin Botts

    This is the non-credit version of Ukulele: Basics 2, and will not provide high school credit or instructor feedback/communication. 

    Ukulele: Basics 2 builds upon topics learned in the first semester (Basics 1), while significantly expanding students’ knowledge and understanding of the instrument. This semester is constructed to take students through explorations of multiple musical keys (including scale and chord theory), with exercises designed to give them confidence to approach chord progressions and reading melodies outside the course. All theoretical concepts are tailored directly to playing so that students have the chance to play both iconic historical works and contemporary hits in every lesson. This course will also dive into composition, music history, and ear training to round out fundamental musical skills. Students can expect to encounter a variety of listening and playing assignments, as well as lesson quizzes and exams. By the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of recordings that reflect the progress they made and will be ready for the next semester! Through taking Ukulele: Basics 2, students will understand why music works on a deeper level and be able to show that in their playing!

    $95.00
    Course ID: EA-UKU-NC2
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  • Voice: Basics 1 (non-credit)

    Authored by Cindy Dewey

    This is the non-credit version of Voice: Basics 1, and will not provide high school credit or instructor feedback/communication. 

    Welcome to Voice Basics: 1! This course provides a foundational knowledge of vocal technique and is designed to empower students to find their unique voice while giving them the tools to sing whatever style of music they like. In this course students will develop singing goals and ambitions, gain a working understanding of how the body produces sound, and refine posture, breathing techniques, tonal placement, and phrasing. By the end of this course students should be able to sing freely enough to express themselves without notes or muscle memory getting in the way. Each lesson contains text, videos, warm-up exercises, mind-body connection exercises, and song choices that will help students develop their own voice. Students can expect to encounter a variety of listening and playing assignments, as well as lesson quizzes and exams.  By the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of recordings that reflect the progress they made and will be ready for the next semester!

    $95.00
    Course ID: EA-VOI-NC1
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  • Voice: Basics 2 (non-credit)

    Authored by Cindy Dewey

    This is the non-credit version of Voice: Basics 2, and will not provide high school credit or instructor feedback/communication. 

    Welcome to Voice: Basics 2! This course is an extension of Basics 1, and focuses on singing performance. Using the techniques established in the first course, students will learn to improve their skills and technique through repertoire choice, range, articulation, and genre selection. This course also discusses performance, audition techniques, and the basic building blocks to getting individual music projects started. Technology that has shaped modern-day singing technique is also introduced to help students understand and gain confidence in these tools. Students will be asked to use their critical listening skills to identify and better understand vocal technique, and will learn about ear training and music theory. Students can expect to encounter a variety of listening and playing assignments, as well as lesson quizzes and exams. By the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of recordings that reflect the progress they made and will be ready for the next semester!, As students work through this course they will gain an understanding and skill set that will provide them with the confidence and knowledge to take their voices out into the world! Students can expect to encounter a variety of listening and playing assignments, as well as lesson quizzes and exams. By the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of recordings that reflect the progress they made and will be ready for the next semester!

    $95.00
    Course ID: EA-VOI-NC2
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