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  • Guitar for Beginners -Part 2 - ONLINE

    This online class is designed for those guitar players who have had at least an introduction to guitar or have taken the beginner class at Access. Review the basics, and then learn new acoustic guitar skills. The focus is on playing songs while receiving instruction on technique. Bring your guitar! An electronic tuner is strongly recommended, but not a prerequisite. This class will meet online. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • Let's Get Singing! - ONLINE

    Join this supportive, non-intimidating class environment to explore the musical instrument that lives inside of you; your voice! Improve your musical skills in the areas of vocal technique, harmony, rhythm, and improvisation if the class is interested. Learn to sing with the least amount of effort and strain and increase your awareness of how the whole body supports the voice to attain vocal flexibility and strength. To keep safe, this class will be held online, via Zoom. Due to sound delays we can’t cohesively sing at the same time, but we can be encouraged by each other’s presence and smiling face! I’ve been singing on Zoom during the pandemic and have learned ways to make the experience enjoyable and educational. Also, it’s more important now than ever to keep singing! Feel free to e-mail Jody with any questions at jjalbright58@gmail.com. This class will meet online via Zoom. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • Explore Your Vocal Expression - ONLINE

    This class is for experienced singers who want to explore vocal improvisation including exercises adapted from my studies with Rhiannon and Laurel Murphy, and African American traditions such as the blues and spirituals. (Singers should have good pitch and rhythm and be comfortable singing solo.) Through these improvisational practices singers will increase their vocal range, expand their musical vocabulary and listening skills, open their creativity, and have a lot of fun! To keep safe, this class will be held online, via Zoom. Due to sound delays we can’t all sing at the same time, but we can so some solos and duets depending on your sound set-up and internet speed. I’ve been singing on Zoom during the pandemic and have learned ways to make the experience enjoyable and educational. Also, it’s more important now than ever to keep singing! Feel free to e-mail me with any questions at jjalbright58@gmail.com.
  • Harmonica For Adults - ONLINE

    Harmonicas are amazingly easy to learn to play -- and they're always in tune! You don't have to know anything about music to play them. All you need is a song in your heart and a healthy sense of humor. We'll learn how to play melodies, sound like a train, and how to bend notes for that classic sound. You will need a diatonic harmonica in the key of C. Adults 18 and over. This class will meet online. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • Intro to Ukulele for Adults- Level 2 - ONLINE

    For those who want to stretch and strengthen their skills, this fun class will introduce strumming techniques that add texture to your play, It includes an introduction to fingerpicking, a peek into easy and helpful music theory, and techniques for improving chord transitions, and anything else class members wish to explore. You should have a relatively steady strum and know the following chords fairly well: C, F, G, Am, G, C, D, Em. Bring a ukulele to your Zoom session, along with an electronic clip-on tuner, and an adventurous spirit. For those with left-hand, baritone, or low-G ukuleles, ability to translate chords for your instrument is needed. Adults 18 and older.