We are pleased to be offering a variety of group classes and clinics this summer. Have you always wanted to take lessons but never had the time? Or are you already taking lessons but looking for an ensemble to play with during the summer? Check out our list of summer programming below:
Taught by Ney Mello https://stores.musicarts.com/experts/ney-de-m
Mondays 7pm – 8pm, June 26th – July 31st
This group guitar class will start from the very beginning of guitar playing, starting with the basics of how to hold the instrument and playing on a single string, culminating in a group performance of an entire song. Students of the group class will be invited to perform at the recital for Ney Mello’s private studio with Music & Arts. This class is available for beginning guitar students of all ages.
Low Brass Seminar
Taught by Mark Morgan https://stores.musicarts.com/experts/mark-m-5
Wednesdays 7pm – 8pm
June 28th – August 2nd
The Music & Arts Summer Low Brass Seminar with Mark Morgan is a weekly group session of middle school to high school level players. The instructor will emphasize the development of music and instrumental fundamentals. Each week, he will coach soloist and small group ensembles in rehearsing and in performing in front of others. The students will learn proper etiquette and communication as a member of a group that will lead to a greater sense of community and cooperation.
Taught by Nii Akwei Adoteye https://stores.musicarts.com/experts/nii-akwei-a-2 and Mark Merella https://stores.musicarts.com/experts/mark-m-3
Thursdays 7:30pm – 8:30pm
June 29th – August 3rd
The Jazz Ensemble will be working on standard jazz tunes working towards a performance at the end of the 6 weeks. Musicians playing trumpet, saxophone, trombone, piano, percussion, and guitar are welcome to join. This class is aimed at musicians who have been playing for 2 years or more.
Breath Body Sound 2 Day Voice Clinic
Taught by Madeline Miskie https://stores.musicarts.com/experts/madeline-m
This two day clinic combines vocal exercises and yoga practices to help vocalists improve bodily awareness, breathing techniques, and projection. The two days of the class are independent, and students may register for either or both of the classes.
“Your Body is your Instrument!” Saturday June 24th 7pm – 8:30pm
Gentle yoga practice followed by group voice class! (all levels welcome)
“High Notes, Help!” Sunday June 25th 6:30pm – 8pm
Explore how a deepened awareness of the body and breath
can lead to the development of optimal vocal health and range.
For information about pricing and registration, give us a call at (301) 881-6440 or come by the store.