Saturday, April 28, 2012

great lead sheet website

I found this really great wiki site for lead sheets, You can print out a nice clean copy of a melody line with chords and lyrics. The coolest thing about the site is that it will transpose to any key that you choose.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

classes for May and June

I am offering the following classes at my home in May and June.  Please contact me by phone or email to register and/or for more information.

*Sight Singing Crash Course: Part 3 of 4  (See posts below for material covered in parts 1 and 2)
Saturday, May 5, 10:00-12:00, $20.00  
*Everybody Sing: A Class for Shy Singers
Wednesday evenings, May 16, 23 and 30, 7:00-8:30,  $45.00
There is an African proverb that goes: “If you can walk you can dance, if you can talk you can sing.” This class will help you find or reclaim your singing voice in a fun and non-threatening atmosphere. Ages 14-adult
*Make a One-String Banjo (rain cancels) 
Saturday, May 19, The project takes 30 minutes to an hour.
Come anytime between 10AM and 1PM.  All ages
$15.00/banjo (includes a song/instruction booklet)
Playing one string banjos
*Singing Harmony by Ear
Monday evenings, June 11, 18 and 25, 7:00-8:30,  $45.00
Learn to use the chordal structure of a song to find and sing harmonies.  The only requirement for this class is that you can match pitch.  Ages 14-adult
*Ukulele Crash Course
Saturdays June 23 and 30, 10:00-12:00
$45.00 (includes an instruction/songbook)  Ages 14-adult
You will learn basic chords, strumming patterns and how to transpose any song into a ukulele friendly key. I can order you a nice sounding Lanikai ukulele for $55.00 if you let me know by May 31st.