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Performing & Fine Arts: Winter Break Camp

at National Conservatory of Arts - Crestwood
1810 16th street NW 3rd Floor, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

The general performing and fine arts summer program provides you with a rich and diverse experience in the arts. At the heart of the program is the Masterworks Arts Studio, a course that introduces famous masterpieces of famous artists from around the world. Students also choose one elective in the following areas: Dance: ballet class, or hip-hop...

$264

4 sessions

Tuesday Dec 26th, 9am

Meet the Instrument: No-School Camp

at National Conservatory of Arts - Crestwood
1810 16th street NW 3rd Floor, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Give your child a full day of fun on their out of school day!  This camp is active and full of challenges with music lessons, music classes, music games, and art class.   This camp welcomes guest musicians, who introduce the violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, harp, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, French horn, and a...

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Jazz Jam

at Levine Music - Silver Spring
900 Wayne Avenue 2nd Fl, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Levine's monthly jazz and blues jams are a great opportunity for musicians of any age and proficiency to practice their skills in a supportive, fun environment. In addition to facilitating each session, Levine faculty provide general instruction on improvisation, theory, and ensemble skills, so you don't need to worry about being perfectly prepared....

Free

Saturday Jan 13th, 12pm

$60

4 sessions

Thursday Jan 4th, 5:30pm

Other dates (2)

Discovering Music

at Levine Music - Forest Hills
2801 Upton St, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

(Age 5 years without parent/caregiver)   This class expands on the musical foundation presented in the Exploring Music class. More complex songs and games are used to reinforce and expand musical literacy concepts such as beat, rhythm, melodic form, harmony, and expression.  Children develop musical independence through improvisation....

$353

16 sessions

Tuesday Jan 30th, 4:30pm

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Creating an Opera: Proving Up

at The Kennedy Center - Foggy Bottom
2700 F St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20566

Creating an Opera: Proving Up with Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek   Join two of the most important new talents in American music--composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek--as they discuss creating their captivating tale of homesteading in the American West, as part of WNO's American Opera Initiative Festival.

$12

Monday Jan 8th, 5:30pm

Adventures in Music

at Levine Music - Forest Hills
2801 Upton St, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

(Age 3 years with parent/caregiver) In this engaging class, children and their parent/caregiver continue to engage in a wide variety of musical activities, including singing and playing basic pitched and un-pitched percussion instruments. Circle dances and structured movement activities are also crucial components.  Instruments that require...

$353

16 sessions

Tuesday Jan 30th, 3:30pm

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Beginning Ukulele

at Washington Conservatory of Music - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd , Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

A fun class to explore this popular rediscovered little gem: the ukulele! You will learn simple chords and how to use them in a variety of songs - traditional to contemporary. Great for your own enjoyment, parties, open mics, or luaus! Bring ukulele & notebook.

$160

8 sessions

Thursday Feb 1st, 6pm

Irish Bodhran

at Washington Conservatory of Music - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd , Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Bodhran enthusiasts everywhere! Sharpen your skills and refresh your techniques in a three-week, three-class workshop for bodhran players of all levels. The class wil be tailored to your particular abilities, focusing on individual needs in a group setting. Student must provide own instrument.

$66

3 sessions

Monday Jan 15th, 5:30pm

Community Sings

at Levine Music - Forest Hills
2801 Upton St, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Community Sings brings people of all ages and skill levels together to create beautiful music. Led by Levine artist-in-residence Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell formerly of Sweet Honey in the Rock, this fun, energetic program will have you singing gorgeous five-part harmonies in no time. No experience is necessary. The only prerequisite is a love of music...

$5

Wednesday Jan 17th, 7pm

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Blues Jam

at Levine Music - Arlington
1125 Patrick Henry Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22205

Levine's monthly jazz and blues jams are a great opportunity for musicians of any age and proficiency to practice their skills in a supportive, fun environment. In addition to facilitating each session, Levine faculty provide general instruction on improvisation, theory, and ensemble skills, so you don't need to worry about being perfectly prepared....

$5

Saturday Feb 3rd, 12pm

Tabla III: Intermediate Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms

at Sahara Dance - Tenleytown
4433 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

Move beyond the foundational principals of playing the tabla into a world of musical self-expression. In this class we will practice creating and playing solos and learning songs/routines all while maintaining proper technique.   The class will also explore different approaches to use when playing with other musicians as well as strategies...

$160

8 sessions

Sunday Jan 7th, 10am

Tabla II: Beginner Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms

at Sahara Dance - Tenleytown
4433 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

Now that you have a solid foundation it is time to move beyond the basics.   Expand your drumming vocabulary and learn how to put all of your knowledge together in a musical context. In this class, you will continue to expand upon both your techniques (pops, half teks, rolls and other combinations and sound variations) as well as your knowledge...

$295

8 sessions

Sunday Jan 7th, 11am

Tabla I: Introduction to Tabla (Drum) and Rhythms

at Sahara Dance - Tenleytown
4433 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

Learn the basics for playing the tabla, including the primary sounds (doum and tek) and fundamental Middle Eastern rhythms. Individual feedback and adjustments will be given to each student on striking technique, timing, hand placement and how to hold the drum. Each class is divided between practicing technique and playing rhythms. Special attention...

$160

8 sessions

Sunday Jan 7th, 12pm

Continuing Intro to Singing for Adults

at Washington Conservatory of Music - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd , Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

A continuation of Introduction to Singing for Adults, this class reinforces and builds upon techniques learned in that class, including warming up, healthful singing, staying in tune, posture, and breathing. Students with prior singing experience may enroll with prior permission of instructor.

$345

15 sessions

Monday Jan 29th, 6:30pm