Workforce Development and Community Education: Spring 2023

Visit us online at | 34 LIFELONG LEARNING & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT MUSIC NEW! IN-PERSON Everyone Can Sing Come learn the mechanics of singing and take your voice to the next level! Singers will learn how their voice functions by focusing on the three basic elements of vocal production: BREATH ENERGY, VIBRATION, and RESONANCE. Each class will offer a group warm-up and the opportunity to apply the vocal principles to a song which students are encouraged to share with the class. All singing levels are welcome! Suggested textbook: The Quintessential Guide to Singing for Voice Teachers and Very Curious Students. CE-MUSIC 2105, 10 Wed., Feb. 1-Apr. 19 (skip 2/22 and 4/5), 7:30-9:00 pm, KNC-4, $180. A Gulian. #20037 REMOTE Sing Your Story with Cabaret Do you like to sing? Have you often dreamed of performing on a stage but feel intimidated and don’t know where to begin? Performing in the cabaret venue is all about making a connection with the audience and sharing something of yourself with words and music. Work on and sing songs every week. Learn how to prepare a cabaret set and perform at the final class, complete with connective patter. The instructor will email you before the class begins with more details. All musical styles are welcome, music from the classic American songbook works best. Anyone with a song in their heart and a story to share is welcome! CE-MUSIC 2098VA, 6 Mon., Feb. 6-Mar. 20 (skip 2/27), 6:30-8:30 pm, $145. E Cohen. #20023 REMOTE Piano for Adults Individualized and group instruction. Access to a piano and practice outside of class time are required. $192 (+ textbook unless student already has it). H Dutton. Beginner: If you always wanted to play piano but never got around to it, this class is for you! Learn to read music and have fun with chords on familiar tunes. CE-MUSIC 2005, 10 Fri., Feb. 3-Apr. 14 (skip Feb. 24), 6:00-7:30 pm. #20012 Advanced Beginner: For students who have completed Beginner class or have knowledge of basic note reading. CE-MUSIC 2062, 10 Fri., Feb. 3-Apr. 14 (skip Feb. 24), 7:30-9:00 pm. #20013 Intermediate: For students who have completed Advanced Beginner class or have musical note and chord reading skill. CE-MUSIC 2020, 10 Thurs., Feb. 2-Apr. 6, 4:30-6:00 pm. #20014 Advanced Intermediate: For students with intermediate to advanced technique. CE-MUSIC 2018, 10 Thurs., Feb. 2-Apr. 6, 6:00-7:30 pm. #20015 IN-PERSON Piano is Fun Add the joy of music to your life! The Beginning class is designed for those who are playing piano for the first time. If you have always wanted to learn, this is your chance! The Intermediate class builds on the foundation of the Beginner class by using familiar tunes and easy chords. Please bring your own keyboard with batteries in it. 7 Tues., 12:15-1:15 pm, $83 (+ textbook). D Moran. Beginning: CE-MUSIC 2060VA, Feb. 7-Mar. 21, KNC-4. #20009 Intermediate: CE-MUSIC 2061VA, Mar. 28-May 9, KNC-4. #20010 IN-PERSON Guitar is Fun Now is your chance to jam with friends in a friendly supportive atmosphere. The Beginner class is designed for those who have never played before. Learn chords, strums and finger picking to familiar songs by the Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Cat Stevens, and many others. The Intermediate class builds on the foundations of the Beginner class with possible note reading added. In the Advanced class, we will learn combination strums, fingerpicking, and more chords, with possible note reading in first position and barre chords if there is time. Students must bring their own guitar to class. 7 Tues., $83. D Moran. Beginning: CE-MUSIC 2057VA Feb. 7-Mar. 21, 1:30-2:30 pm, KNC-4. #20005 Intermediate: CE-MUSIC 2066VA Sec. A: Feb. 7-Mar. 21, 2:45-3:45 pm, KNC-4. #20093 Sec. B: Mar. 28-May 9, 2:45-3:45 pm, KNC-4. #20094 Late Beginner Guitar: CE-MUSIC 2058VA Mar. 28-May 9, 1:30-2:30 pm. KNC-4. #20006 FINANCES & RETIREMENT PLANNING REMOTE Veterans Benefits: Are You Getting What You Deserve? Did you know that there are more than 17,500,000 veterans living in the U.S. today? America is a grateful nation and we want veterans to take advantage of all the medical, educational, psychological, housing and administrative benefits they are entitled to, including benefits of coupons worth $40 given to every veteran weekly for fresh vegetables and meats at Farmer ’s markets everywhere. Come learn how to get what you or your loved ones are entitled to. CE-FIN 2082VA, 4 Mon., Feb. 27-Mar. 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, $90. T Riley. #20090