Classes

Musicianship

Essential to music instruction, Musicianship offers theory and ear training at all levels.

Tuition: $340 for 16 weeks

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Intro to Piano

This one-hour class teaches the basics of playing piano in a fun, collegial setting. Students will learn correct hand position, music theory, note-reading, and simple five-finger pieces with basic chords.

Tuition: $240 for 10 weeks

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Guitar

Guitar covers note reading, pick and finger-style playing techniques, open position chords, and strumming patterns in several different styles, including folk, rock, blues, and classical. In addition to building upon fundamentals and sight reading, students will have the opportunity to expand upon folk, rock, blues, and classical repertoire. Upon completion, students are encouraged to further their experiences by joining an adult jazz or rock band. Students supply their own instrument.

Tuition: $240 for 10 weeks

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Mallets
World Rhythms Workshop 

Explore the styles of African, South American, and Caribbean music on instruments such as the Djembe, Djun-Djun, Shekere, and Talking Drum in a dynamic group environment. No prior musical experience necessary.

Tuition: $240 for 10 weeks

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Music Technology and Production 

Explore the latest techniques in digital production of music, elements of music composition, and songwriting using Apple Logic Pro and GarageBand.

Tuition: $240 for 10 weeks

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Settlement Faculty Member Bill Marconi leads a Rhythm n' Brews class at Mary Louise Curtis.
Rhythm n’ Brews 

A drop-in monthly community drum circle and social hour. A fun and relaxing introduction to hand drumming for adults, held the 4th Friday of each month from September to May.

Tuition: $10 per person per session

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