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Classes for All Instruments

violinists playing chamber music

Chamber Music Sight Reading Parties

Fridays, 5:30-7pm
Adults: October 8, 22, November 5, December 3, January 7
Students: October 15, November 12, December 10, January 14
Upper Valley Music Center

Join UVMC for a series of chamber music sight reading parties.

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student violinists with conductor

Music Theory for Performers

Fall 2021: September 20-January 17
Mondays 5-5:45 pm

Explore the principles underlying the interplay of the basic building blocks in a musical work.

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Sheet music

How Music Works

Thursdays 10:45 am - 12:45 pm
Fall 2021: September 23-November 11

Unlock the mysteries of music in this introduction to music theory.

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Traditional Music Ensembles

Fall 2021: September 23-December 16
Thursdays 6:30-8 pm
Upper Valley Music Center Elgar Room

Adult ensemble class exploring group performance and musicianship featuring traditional tunes from North America, the British Isles, and Northern Europe.

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Multiple instruments jamming outdoors

Slow Jams

Alternating Fridays, 5:30-6:30 pm
August 27, September 24, October 29, November 19

Play along to your favorite fiddle tunes at a gentle tempo.

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Students play instruments they created.

Art-estra Orchestra

2021 Dates: August 2-6
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 12 pm (early/late care available)
AVA Gallery & Art Center, Lebanon

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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folks playing music outside

Black Dots Boot Camp

Not currently offered. Please contact us if you are interested in this class!
Online via Zoom

Gain the skills to lift a basic tune off of the page and into your voice or instrument.

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violin student performing with instructor

Peak Performance

Mondays, 6:30-7:30 pm
Twice per month, September-January; Dates set with instructor
Online via Zoom

Explore and put into action various research-proven techniques that will help you perform your best even when the adrenaline is flowing!

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Theory and Composition for Traditional Musicians

Not currently offered. Check back for dates in an upcoming term.
Wednesdays 7-8:30 pm
Online via Zoom

Students will compose tunes and discuss elements of music theory that relate to the compositions.

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