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Ballroom Dance for Beginners

$25

with Elizabeth Pouwels

Calendar Feb 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Do you have a wedding or special event coming up, or do you just want to learn the basics of the traditional Waltz, Foxtrot and East Coast Swing? Join us for a great time socializing and learning to dance, and it’s also great exercise! Come alone or with a partner - singles are welcome! Makeup class (if needed) 04/07/19.  

Elizabeth Pouwels teaches for various organizations including the Maine Swing Dance Council and the Ballroom Dance Society of Central Maine, and is a two-time winner of Dancing with the Ellsworth Stars.

David Koenka grew up in a family of dancers and takes great pleasure in learning and sharing all he can about dance.

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Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 1-Evening Session)

$50

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

What are scales, intervals and chords? How can understanding them help us as we write, perform or just listen to music? Daniel Conte, experienced composer, arranger and performer, will guide you gently through the basics of how music is structured, and what to listen and/or look for to gain a better understanding of what you are writing, performing or hearing. No class 02/21/19; makeup class (if needed) 03/14/19.

Daniel Conte has been involved in music since learning to play the tuba in 4th grade. He is a singer, composer, pianist, and conductor. He believes most people have a lot more ability than they think and enjoys helping them realize it.

Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 1-Morning Session)

$50

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

What are scales, intervals and chords? How can understanding them help us as we write, perform or just listen to music? Daniel Conte, experienced composer, arranger and performer, will guide you gently through the basics of how music is structured, and what to listen and/or look for to gain a better understanding of what you are writing, performing or hearing. No class 02/21/19; makeup class (if needed) 03/14/19.

Daniel Conte has been involved in music since learning to play the tuba in 4th grade. He is a singer, composer, pianist, and conductor. He believes most people have a lot more ability than they think and enjoys helping them realize it.

Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 2-Evening)

$50

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

A continuation of Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 1).  Helps students deepen their understanding of the structural elements of music to enhance their writing, performing and listening skills.  Prerequisite:  Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 1).  No class 04/18/19; makeup class (if needed) 05/02/19. 

Daniel Conte  has been involved in music since learning to play the tuba in 4th grade.  He is a singer, composer, pianist, and conductor.  He believes most people have a lot more ability than they think and enjoys helping them realize it.

 

 

Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 2-Morning Session)

$50

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

A continuation of Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 1). Helps students deepen their understanding of the structural elements of music to enhance their writing, performing and listening skills. No class 04/18/19; makeup class (if needed) 05/02/19.  Prerequisite:  Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 1).

Daniel Conte has been involved in music since learning to play the tuba in 4th grade. He is a singer, composer, pianist, and conductor. He believes most people have a lot more ability than they think and enjoys helping them realize it.

Freeing Your Voice (Part 1-Evening Session)

$58

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 8 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Everyone possesses a voice capable of expressing the many subtleties of emotion, mood or thought he or she might experience. However, tensions, defenses and negative experiences can inhibit the voice from utilizing its full depth and range. Through detailed exercises combining imagery, imagination and technical knowledge with physical awareness and action, this course aims to free your voice to spontaneously connect with your mind and heart. Actors, singers, public speakers and anyone who wishes to use his/her voice more effectively will benefit from this course. Fee includes Freeing the Natural Voice by Kristin Linklater. No class 02/21/19; makeup class (if needed) 03/14/19.

Daniel Conte has been involved in music since learning to play the tuba in 4th grade. He is a singer, composer, pianist, and conductor. He believes most people have a lot more ability than they think and enjoys helping them realize it.

Freeing Your Voice (Part 1-Morning Session)

$58

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

Everyone possesses a voice capable of expressing the many subtleties of emotion, mood or thought he or she might experience. However, tensions, defenses and negative experiences can inhibit the voice from utilizing its full depth and range. Through detailed exercises combining imagery, imagination and technical knowledge with physical awareness and action, this course aims to free your voice to spontaneously connect with your mind and heart. Actors, singers, public speakers and anyone who wishes to use his/her voice more effectively will benefit from this course. Fee includes Freeing the Natural Voice by Kristin Linklater. No class 02/21/19; makeup class (if needed) 03/14/19.

Daniel Conte has been involved in music since learning to play the tuba in 4th grade. He is a singer, composer, pianist, and conductor. He believes most people have a lot more ability than they think and enjoys helping them realize it.

Freeing Your voice (Part 2-Evening Session)

$50

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 8 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Continues the work of Freeing Your Voice (Part 1), discovering the natural voice freed from mental and emotional blocks that inhibit the free production of speech to thought and feeling.  Prerequisite:  Freeing Your Voice (Part 1).  No class 04/18/19; makeup calss (if needed) 05/02/19.

Daniel Conte has been involved in music since learning to play the tuba in 4th grade.  He is a singer, composer, pianist, and conductor.  He believes most people have a lot more ability than they think and enjoys helping them realize it.

 





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