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Music & Dance

Acoustic Guitar for the True Beginner - Torrington

$79

with Dee Wheeler

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you always wanted to play the guitar? Did you buy a guitar with every intention of taking lessons but never seemed to get around to it? Now is the time to dust and polish it and bring it with you to this class where you will learn the basics of guitar playing as well as some strings and chords. Bring your guitar to class with you.

Adult Beginning Piano Basics - R1 HVRHS

$50

with Tamara Witkin

Calendar Nov 13, 2019 at 7:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks

A very basic introductory class on how to play songs on a piano. Bring your own keyboard to class. Participants will play single recognizable songs and pieces with both hands. Adult and Piano Adventures; All-in-One Piano Course Book I, 2nd edition ISBN# 978-1569392386 (Amazon @ $13) is recommended for class and home use. Discussion will include notes, rhythm, tempo, melody, fingering, duet playing and listening and ear training skills! *no class 11/27

Ballroom Dancing I - Woodbury

$58

with George Ziminski

Calendar Oct 21, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

For the beginner ballroom dancer! Gain confidence and skill on the dance floor. Learn technique, style and helpful hints while doing the waltz, fox trot and a Latin dance. Please wear leather-soled shoes. A partner is not mandatory.

Basic Social Ballroom Dancing (New) - Plymouth

$40

with Jim Zaccaria

Calendar Dec 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn dance fundamentals plus the basic steps and more for the most popular ballroom dances! Our goal is to have a fun time in our zero-stress environment - even you “never, ever” dancers will enjoy yourself right away! Instruction and song sheets will help you remember what you learn. For singles or couples and NO partner or previous dance experience is necessary.

Basic Social Ballroom Dancing - Danbury

$60

with Jim Zaccaria

Calendar Oct 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn dance fundamentals plus the basic steps and more for the most popular Ballroom Dances ! Our goal is to have a fun time in our zero-stress environment - even you “never, ever” dancers will enjoy yourself right away ! We will select one or two of the following each evening: the most popular worldwide dance (SWING), the most popular Latin dance (SALSA), the easiest to learn (MERENGUE) and the float-on-air dance everyone should know (WALTZ) ! Instruction and song sheets will help you remember what you learn and maybe even a “field trip” to get some real-world experience. For singles or couples and NO partner or previous dance experience is necessary.

Beginner Salsa & Waltz - Woodbury

$40

with Jim Zaccaria

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Enjoy your favorite Latin and Waltz tunes even more by learning two of the easiest of the Ballroom dances – SALSA & WALTZ!! Just six steps over eight beats for Salsa or six beats for Waltz will get you moving, exercising and socializing. ALL WELCOME (adults: singles or couples) and NO previous dance experience is necessary. Dance notes and Song lists included.

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Beginning Swing & Waltz for All (New) - Plymouth
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Beginning Swing & Waltz for All (New) - Plymouth

$40

with Jim Zaccaria

Calendar Sep 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

See Woodbury Everyone can Swing Dance - Welcome to the most up-tempo of the swing and the smoothest waltz. They are dances everyone should know to experience the joy of boogieing to the beat and floating-on-air around the dance floor. You will gain confidence in your social dancing, acquire a new appreciation of music and experience a fun way to get in shape and meet new people. Instruction and song sheets will help you remember what you learn. For singles or couples and NO partner or previous dance experience is necessary. Class meets Sept 19 and Oct 3 *no class 9/26

Celtic Wind (NEW) - Woodbury

$40

with William Devlin

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Introduction to Irish history and music through penny whistle and/or flute. Learn how to hold and play tunes including Clan marches, jigs, regional tunes, slow airs, hornpipes and others. It is recommended to bring a penny whistle or flute to class. 





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