HAND DRUM CLASS ADDED TO SUMMER SCHEDULE!!!
Percussionist: Alex Jenkins will teach a hand drum class during the 3rd week of SPMA Summer 17′ This One Week Class will meet Monday through Friday: July 24th through July 28th at 10:30am, for 90 minutes each day. The Class will conclude with a short performance at Clara, in the Courtyard on Friday at the end of the week between 12 and 12:30pm
(Will have approximately 10 Djembe Drums available for students…please bring your own hand drum if you have one.)
Jenkin’s in-depth study of world music culture gives Alex a sound that transcends musical traditions and boundaries. His expression of rhythm is heavily influenced by his study of Indian Classical Tabla, & as a result, Jenkins has become well known for his creative approach to music, drums and his unique ability to fuse rhythmic ideas from various disciplines, into one cohesive sound.
Tuesdays – Starting April 4th: 4:15pm to 5pm – Beginning String Ensemble
Wednesdays- Started March 1st: 3:30pm to 4:15pm – Level 1 Beginning Strings
Wednesdays- Started March 1st: 4:15pm to 5pm – Level 2 Beginning Strings
Wednesdays – Starting April 5th: 7:30pm to 9pm – K Street Orchestra
Thursdays – Starting March 30th: 3:30pm to 4:15pm – Guitar Project (1st time students)
Thursdays – Starting March 30th: 4:15pm to 5pm – Guitar Project (returning students)
Thursdays – 5pm to 6:30pm – Guitar Project Ensemble (ongoing)
Sundays – 2:45pm to 3:30pm – Veterans Guitar Project (ongoing)
Sundays – Starting April 2nd: 3:30pm to 4:15pm Adult Ukulele Project
SPMA Guitar Project, recognized for it’s SGT. PEPPERS Album cover on May 15th, and it’s upcoming ABBEY ROAD Album concert Dec 17th, has been invited by the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera, to perform a set of Beatles music in the lobby of the Community Center Theater before the Pops Concert begins at 8pm. Our set will kick off at about 7:30pm. The Guitar Project has also been invited to attend the Pops Concert. Big thanks to Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera for giving us this amazing opportunity right before our big Abbey Road Concert!
DECEMBER 17, 2016 – A live music performance to benefit iHeartMusic.Org at THE SACRAMENTO SCOTTISH RITE – 6151 H Street Sacramento, CA 95819
THE BEATLES – ABBEY ROAD – IN ITS ENTIRETY! Tickets $25 General Admission, Doors at 6:00pm, 7:00pm Showtime
SPMA GUITAR PROJECT ENSEMBLE & LOCAL PROFESSIONAL SACRAMENTO MUSICIANS, TEACHERS & EDUCATORS. Tickets available Oct. 15, 2016 at our studio: 2420 N Street Studio 116, Sacramento CA 95816 Or online at www.old.sacprepmusic.com
A FUNDRAISER FOR iHeartMusic.Org, an SPMA Scholarship Program that fosters viable neighborhood music programs for the public by supporting music artists and students of music, by providing definite scholarships in music education.
The Grand Opening on Second Second Saturday at Clara was great for Sac Prep Music Academy. We had many people cruise through the studios to check out our scene, see what we offer and what we’re all about. We handed out a bunch of brochures and met a lot of new faces & we’re always happy to add people to Ukulele Project & our Guitar Project.
Yesterday, Sac Prep Music Academy had the pleasure of performing at Diversity Awareness Day at The Federal Building on Cottage way. Big thanks to Nicole Ward for setting the Academy up with this opportunity. Two of our students performed a selection of red hot fiddle tunes, and Alex Bonilla performed two classical guitar pieces between our set and the next performers. Always a great thing to have students performing out in public, as it fulfills our mission as a 501c3 public benefit organization.
Please come support Sac Prep Music at Curtis Fest on August 28th.
Our Students will take the stage at 11:30am (hopefully before it’s too hot), and we will run a booth for the duration of the event.
Human Resources Specialist
(Diversity, Outreach & SEP)
SPMA to take the stage at 11:30am
Come visit us at the SPMA Booth and Bang on our famous Marimba! Pick up some info on our programs and projects and kick back as we feature our SPMA Violin Ensemble & our SPMA Guitar Project Ensemble
Curtis Fest Artisan Festival in the Park
August 28, 2016
Curtis Fest was established in 2007 to give local artists a venue to exhibit and sell their work. The event often draws up to 50 fine artists, photographers and crafters. This free event also has musicians, food trucks, a petting zoo and the Happily Ever After Fairy for the kids. Curtis Fest is held at William Curtis Park.