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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education

Music & Dance

Digeridoo Sound of the Earth - Torrington


with Byron Eddy

Calendar Oct 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Experience the benefits for the body, mind, and soul in playing the didge. Whether it be for communing with nature, for fun, or to make music with others, the Australian Aboriginal instrument (considered the world’s oldest woodwind) delivers a unique experience. Participants need to bring their own purchased or constructed didgeridoo to class. *no class 11/11

Everyone Can Swing Dance - Woodbury


with Jim Zaccaria

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

In only 2 nights learn the excitement of swing dancing! Be the star at your next party doing inside and outside turns from open or closed positions. Dance syllabus and song lists included. For all ages, no partners or experience necessary, couples and singles welcomed.

Fiddle/Violin For the True Beginner - Torrington


with Dee Wheeler

Calendar Oct 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you always wanted to play the violin or fiddle? Did you buy an instrument with every intention of taking lessons, but never got around to it? Well, now is the time to make this dream come true. Bring your instrument to this class where you will learn the basics of violin/fiddle playing, as well as some strings and chords.

Jump Start Guitar - Woodbury


with Joe Monde

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn chords, scales, note reading and the techniques essential for guitar playing in your favorite songs! Bring your own guitar and music stand if possible.*no class 11/27

Jump Start Piano - Woodbury


with Joe Monde

Calendar Oct 2, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn to play piano by reading notes, chords and songs. We will start from the beginning and cover everything you’ll need to have a successful start at playing piano! Please bring your own keyboard and stand if possible. J. Monde

Learn Tin Whistle Tunes - Torrington


with Jean Recchia

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

This class is an introductory class to playing the tin whistle and Irish music. Learn fingering, music notation and a few tunes. Supplies can be purchased directly from the instructor for $15 or you can bring your own tin whistle. This class will meet ahead of Seisiun where more tunes will be played. *no class 10/14

Learn to Play the Didgeridoo (New) - R1 HVRHS


with Lev Natan

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This is the perfect class if you have never played before, but always wanted to learn. Participants will be able to play the didgeridoo for 5 minutes without stopping to take a breath! Topics include circular breathing, health benefits including curing sleep apnea, creativity, empowerment and confidence building for playing. Participants will need to bring their own beginner didgeridoo. It is suggested to get a higher note E or F didgeridoo and a shorter digeridoo for easier learning.

Reading Music Made Easy - Torrington


with Dee Wheeler

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This class is for beginners who have always wanted to learn the basics of reading music. There is no time like the present to embark on a new path in your musical journey by finally learning the keys to this basic creative musical skill.

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