Workforce Development and Community Education: Spring 2023

31 | COVID-19 vaccination requirements for in-person classes at Textbook Required MUSIC APPRECIATION IN-PERSON Musical Variations Fantasies and Rhapsodies We will explain the similarities and differences in these musical forms. We will demonstrate live in class how musical elements in the original theme are used to create the variations. You will see and hear example of these musical forms by well known composers played by famous soloists and orchestras. You will watch classic videos with composers playing or conducting their own works. The samples demonstrated will range from the baroque period (Bach’s—Goldberg Variations) through the romantic period, and into the 20th century works. Handouts and a suggested listing list are included. CE-MUSIC 2108, 1 Wed., Mar. 15, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, AAB-110, $25. D Perkis. #20381 REMOTE Beatles and Beyond: Exploring the Music The Beatles need no introduction. More than 1 billion records sold, 19 No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, their albums have stayed at #1 for a total of over 300-weeks in the United States and the United Kingdom combined, and that is just scratching the surface. Explore and analyze the music of The Beatles, with a focus on how they revolutionized and expanded notions of what pop and rock music could be, paving the way for today’s artists. Discover how The Beatles made numerous innovations in songwriting and recording technology, drawing from a wide range of musical cultures and traditions to create their singular sound. CE-MUSIC 2101, 3 Sun., Apr. 2-16, 2:00-4:00 pm, $75. B Riley. #19978 REMOTE Theory of Rock Have you ever wanted to know why your favorite rock songs sound the way they do or how they were constructed? If so, you’ve come to the right course! Explore and analyze rock music by a variety of iconic rock bands including The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Queen, and Pink Floyd (to name a few). Along the way, learn about composition, music theory, music history, orchestration, form, and instrumentation, and how to apply these concepts to gain a better understanding of the rock songs we know and love. CE-MUSIC 2103, 3 Sun., Mar. 5-19, 2:00-4:00 pm, $75. B Riley. #19977 REMOTE A Celebration of Classical Music Enjoy an engaging and informative overview of classical music from the Renaissance Period to the present day. From household names such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johannes Brahms to numerous less well-known, yet also highly influential composers, explore the music, history, composers, legacy, and present state of classical music. Learn about the past, present, and broader significance of classical music! CE-MUSIC 2100, 3 Sun., Feb. 5-19, 2:00-4:00 pm, $75. B Riley. #19976 IN-PERSON An Opera Experience Join us for a lively and informative presentation of several operas. We will explore the history, libretto, and aria highlights, as well as the cultural and social significance of these various operas. CE-MUSIC 2074VA, 3 Mon., 10:00 am-12:00 noon. $62. Sec. A: "Lucia di Lammermoor, Daughter of the Regiment, Carment”, 3 Mon., Jan. 30, Feb. 13 and Feb. 27, KNC-3 $62. J Mallory. #20044 Sec. B: “Nabucco, Porgy and Bess, Madama Butterfly”, 3 Mon., Mar. 13, 27 and Apr. 10, KNC-3, $62. J Mallory. #20045 IN-PERSON Film and Show Music Learn what makes these great emotional and humorous songs memorable. We will analyze their melody, rhythm, harmony and setting. We will learn how lyrics and rhythm drive the music forward. Music will be played live in class, and will also be heard in classic recordings and videos. Some will be played or sung by the composers or the original cast. Handouts and a suggested listening list will be provided. CE-MUSIC 2106, 1 Wed., Mar. 29, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, AAB-110, $30. D Perkis. #20047 THE PERFORMING ARTS DANCE IN-PERSON Dance It Off with Belly Dancing Belly dancing workouts relax your mind and flatten your belly. Wear comfortable workout clothes and a hip scarf, veil, and if possible, a pair of cymbals. CE-DANCE 2002, 5 Sat., Feb. 25-Mar. 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, AAB-218, $62 (+ $15 optional fee for hip scarf, payable to instructor). S Everts. #20136 NEW! IN-PERSON Sensual Belly Dance This Valentine’s season get in touch with your inner grace as we soften basic belly dance steps to softer, slower beats. Learn the fundamentals of posing, angles, soft hip drops and lifts; layers, elegant shimmies, turns and much more. This workshop consists of both Middle Eastern and American music. Come take this workshop and discover the grace, sensuality and femininity within! CE-DANCE 2046, 1 Sat., Feb. 11, 2:00-4:00 pm, AAB-218, $30. S Everts. #20137 NEW! IN-PERSON Hip-Hop Dance This class will explore hip-hop movement and choreography. We will explore body isolations through warm-up exercises. We will work on new choreography each week. We will also explore freestyle or improv dance through cyphers or group circles. This class is intended to be a fun and educational class on hip-hop dance. All are welcome! CE-DANCE 2054, 8 Thurs., 7:00-9:00 pm, AAB-218, $195. J Green. Sec. A: Jan. 26-Mar. 16. #20375. Sec. B: Mar. 30-May 18. #20376