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Classes for All Instruments

Students play instruments they created.

2019 Art-estra Orchestra

July 8-12
Monday - Friday: 1-4 pm. Early/late care available.
AVA Gallery & Art Center, Lebanon
This class is full; please contact AVA gallery if you like to join the waitlist.

Students 6-9 will explore a variety of visual art materials as they create their own instruments and learn to play them.

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Chamber music performance at Upper valley Music Center

2019 Hanover Street Chamber Music Festival

Friday June 14: 6:30-9 pm
Friday June 21: 6:30-9 pm
Saturday June 22: 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Sunday June 23: 12-3 pm Dress Rehearsal, 3:30 pm Performance

The Hanover Street Chamber Music Festival is an opportunity for adult instrumentalists and singers to receive professional coaching, meet other classical musicians in the area, and get a chance to perform chamber music repertoire.

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Campers discover music through drumming.

2019 Music Discovery Camp

August 5 - 9
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 3:30 pm. Early/late care available
Crossroads Academy, Lyme

Campers ages 6-9 will discover music with their voices, hands, fingers and feet over a week of fun-filled lessons, rehearsals and games.

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Music Theory Skill Builders

Spring: April 3-24
Fall: October 4-25
Fridays 10:30 - 11:30 am

Students 16 and up will sharpen musical skills with four classes focusing on rhythm or pitch skills, and improve accuracy and/or fluency in reading musical notation.

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Music Theory for Performers

Spring: February 3-May 18
Fall: September 16-December 16
Mondays 4-5 pm

This course is designed for students 11 and up currently studying an instrument or voice, with at least two years of experience and note reading skills.

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Putting Together the Puzzle of Musical Style

Spring: February 7-April 3
Fridays 11 am - 1 pm

Using Bruce Adolf’s “Piano Puzzlers” as a starting point, students 16 and up will investigate how the elements of melody, rhythm, and harmony combine to create distinct compositional styles.

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