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Big Band Jazz

Be a part of big band jazz sound! For intermediate level or above players of: trumpet, sax, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, drums. If new, contact instructor for permission to register. www.albanyjazzband.org or richkalman@aol.com

 

Big Band                             $85                                                                   WED                7:00-9:00 PM                       Kalman                                                 20 Band AHS

 

Recorder

Low Intermediate Recorder Ensemble

Prerequisite: Beginning Recorder 2 or equivalent.

Develop proficiency in ensemble skills playing in recorder ensemble of all sizes; allows expansion to other recorder sizes.

High Intermediate Recorder Ensemble

Prerequisite: Know both C and F fingerings, able to carry line alone, substantial previous ensemble experience. Polyphony from medieval to modern for recorders.

 

Low Intermediate            $65                                TUE                                

6:30 - 7:30 PM               Feldon                           Band Room AMS

High Intermediate        $65                                            TUE                                                     

7:30-8:30 PM                       Feldon                           Band Room AMS

 

Albany Community Chorus

The ACC is a diverse group of singers ranging from students who have never set foot in a choir to those going on their 15th year. Our music features composers of diverse genres, styles, languages, and time periods. Choral artistry, healthy vocal technique, long-term vocal health are our focuses while planning for our Spring (June) performance. Please contact the director anytime at vocalpercussion@gmail.com

(First class January 15, 2013)

Chorus                                $85                                           TUE                 

7:00-9:00 PM                       Stocker                                     22 AHS

 

Chamber Strings

Violin, viola, cello and bass players are invited to join this forty-member orchestra to rehearse and perform a variety of classical works. Auditions are not required, but an intermediate level with familiarity of the positions is desirable. Experience the pleasure of playing great music! www.aasorchestra.org

Strings                                $85                                                                   TUE                 

7:00-9:00 PM                       Colyer                                                   20 Band AHS

 

Calligraphy

Every quarter we learn a new script. We start with a traditional script and then introduce a modern variation. During the first class, we talk about the tools we will be using and start doing pattern exercises. We usually introduce things such as bookbinding as well. All levels are welcome! 

Writing A                             $85                                                       MON    

3:00-5:00 PM                       Tenret                                                   8 MAC

 

Full Figure Drawing

Focus on understanding human anatomy and construction. Composition, color values & drawing skills taught to enable each artist to find their own “voice.” Additional $3-8 fee to instructor. Bring supplies to first class. www.jackatz.com

Figure Draw                   $85                                            TUE                 

7:00-9:00 PM                 Katz                                          Art Room AMS