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MUSIC CLASSES

#13033 WEE KEYS 

In this introduction to keyboarding, your child will begin to familiarize themselves with the piano. They will begin learning the fundamentals of piano without the structure of formal lessons and have fun playing musical games, singing songs, & dancing. Your child will begin to learn how to see, say, and play simple musical rhythms and songs while distinguishing patterns and musical symbols. This is a great transition into formal lessons.

9:00 - 10:00 am | M - F
Dates: June 10 - 14, 2019
Fees:  $45 / child
Ages:  4 - 7 yrs

 

 #13035 UKE CAN DO IT!

In this fun introduction to playing the ukulele, your kids will familiarize themselves with the soprano ukulele. Kids will work on exercises to help increase finger strength and will work in a large group as they learn and play simple chords and songs. Singing is encouraged. 

Noon - 1:00 pm | M - F
Dates: June 10 - 14, 2019
Fees:  $45 / child
Ages:  8 yrs & older

 

#13036  GUITAR 

From the very first class, you will become more knowledgeable with the guitar. This is a perfect introduction to learning the fundamentals for playing the guitar from tuning and basic maintenance to exercises in helping increase finger strength. Strumming and simple fingerpicking will be introduced as well as simple music theory, guitar chords, and reading tablature. Designed to create interest and confidence no matter what level of ability you are. No music experience required.  Requirements: Must have a playable 6 string guitar

11:00 am - Noon | M - F
Dates: June 10 - 14, 2019
Fees: $60 / child
Ages: 10 yrs & older

 

#13037 SONGBIRDS 

This is an exciting and fun group class with many opportunities for your child to learn about beat, rhythm, and drumming. Several kinds of drums and percussion instruments will be utilized in this class and kids will learn how to see, say, and play simple musical rhythms while distinguishing patterns and musical symbols.

10:00 - 11:00 am  | M - F
Dates: June 10 - 14, 2019
Fees: $60 / child
Ages: 10 yrs & older

 

#13037 DRUMMING UP THE FUN

This is an exciting and fun group class with many opportunities for your child to learn about beat, rhythm, and drumming. Several kinds of drums and percussion instruments will be utilized in this class and kids will learn how to see, say, and play simple musical rhythms while distinguishing patterns and musical symbols.

6:00 - 6:30 pm | M - F (6 - 10 yrs)
6:30 - 7:00 pm | M - F (11 - 16 yrs)
FEES: $30 / child
DATES: June 10 - 14, 2019
AGES: 6 - 16 yrs

 

#13042 INTRO TO SONGWRITING

Learn the basics of songwriting in this six week course. Learn writing conventions such as meter and rhyme,basic music composition and music theory, and how to compose verses, choruses, and bridges. We will examine poems, songs and songwriters in this introductory series.

11:00 am - Noon | W (13 - 18 yrs)
6:00 - 7:00 pm | W (18 yrs & older)
FEES: $60 / child
DATES: June 19 - July 31, 2019 No class held July 3rd
AGES: 6 - 16 yrs

 


ALL CLASSES ARE TAUGHT BY/AT

Musical Memories
112 South State Street | Geneseo IL | (563) 508-5296

www.facebook.com/musicalmemories4all

Music Class Details you need to know:

  • No musical experience is required of the child or adult.
  • All activities are selected based on the developmental ages of the children.
  • Classes will provide you as a parent with age appropriate songs and activities to enjoy at home with your toddler.
  • Classes will help acquaint your child with a group experience that will promote listening skills, individual opportunities for exploration, and teamwork while being musically fun.
  • Sign up for classes at the Geneseo Community Center or online at www.GeneseoParkDistrict.org

Upcoming Events

June 21

Outdoor Summer Movie Series

SURF'S UP
FRIDAY JUNE 21, 2019
BYOF (Bring Your Own Float) to a family fun-filled night with swimming and a movie at the John & Carla Edwards Aquatic Center.
Sponsored in part by the Geneseo Park District Foundation
No make up rain dates are scheduled. In case of inclement weather the Summer Movie Series will be shown at the Geneseo Community Center.

July 01

ACTIVE ADULT/SENIOR LUNCHEON

The Geneseo Park District would like to invite you to a free light luncheon in the Dedrick Room to celebrate Independence Day. Plus stay and play cards following the luncheon. Space is limited to the first 50 guest to register. Please call or stop by the front desk of the Community Center to signup by Friday June 28th

July 12

FREE COMMUNITY CAMP OUT

Camp out under the stars at the Athletic Field
Gates open at 5:00pm at Athletic Field
FREE Admission thanks in part from the Geneseo Park District Foundation

Bring a tent, chairs & other outdoor camping supplies you may need and join the Geneseo Park District with this fun campout! Food and drinks for supper, games & music around a campfire will be provided. Plus join your friends for the Outdoor Summer Movie Series at dusk.

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