Group Classes

 

 

 

 

Introducing The Violin: For Kids & Parents

Parent & Me Beginning Violin Class – Group Class
Ages: 5 to 7 year olds. No Experience necessary
Tuition: $200 (this covers the student and the Parent)
8 weeks: Saturdays from 10:30am to 11:15am
Sept 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, Oct 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th
Class Time: 45 mins
Teacher: Xochitl Tafoya
Group Size- 6-8 students only
Please Sign Up by: Sept 1.
Reserve your spot by emailing SPMA at: sacprepmusic@gmail.com

Parent & Me Beginning Violin class is geared to 5 & 6 year olds who are interested in learning the violin. Their parents will be learning violin with them to help build skill, technique and get started on their musical education during each session. This is a wonderful class to learn with your child and support them.

We will be learning various easy kid friendly songs such as Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Lightly Row, Mary Had a Little Lamb and others.

This session will be 8 weeks and conclude with a group recital on Saturday, Oct 27th at 6 pm. Parents and students will need to secure an appropriate size violin (1/4 or 1/2 size) with shoulder rest. Please contact SPMA regarding instrument loan program for child or parent.


Violin & Viola Choir – Book 2 & 3

Group Class Title: Violin & Viola Choir
Requirements: Students in Suzuki Book 2 & 3 or equivalent experience
Tuition: $200 (check to “SPMA”)
Dates: 8 Saturdays including
Sept 8, Sept 15, Sept 22, Sept 29, Oct 6, Oct 13, Oct 20, Oct 27
Time: 11:30am to 12:15pm
Teacher: Xochitl Tafoya
Group Size- 6-16 students only
Please Sign Up by: Sept 1
Reserve your spot by emailing us at: sacprepmusic@gmail.com

Violin Choir Class is a group violin class geared to students in Suzuki Books 2 and 3 or have had 2 years experience reading quarter notes, 8th notes, 16th notes and rest and are comfortable playing in the keys of C, D, A, G, F, Bb. This class will be 8 – 50 min sessions which students will build technique for right hand and left hand, shifting, scales, etudes as well as group pieces. The Violin Choir class will also perform several pieces in recital on Oct. 27th.


Classical Guitar 101

Group Class: Classical Guitar 101
Ages: 7-10 (Parents are encouraged to take the class too!)
Tuition: $200 for Parent and Child (Checks made to: SPMA)
Saturdays 1:00pm to 1:45pm
September 8th-October 27
Teacher: Zach Martin
Please Sign up by: Sept 1st
To Reserve your Spot email us at: sacprepmusic@gmail.com

Classical Guitar 101 aims to give kids the opportunity to develop basic classical guitar skills and techniques. The course will teach students proper playing posture and how to read music, as well as help students develop hand strength and dexterity. Classes occur for eight weeks, ending with a recital on October 27th at 6pm. An instrument can be obtained through the SPMA instrument loan program if a student does not already have one.


SPMA Guitar Project – Session 2

SPMA offers 3 different classes of Guitar Project, during 4 sessions throughout the year. The idea is that students who are brand new to the instrument, can learn how to play guitar, and work their way into joining The 5 o’clock Beatles Guitar Project Ensemble.
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SESSION 2
Beginning Guitar 101 – Guitar Project Prerequisite: None. Classes limited to 16 students Course Description: Beginning instruction on the guitar with emphasis on the fundamentals of music as well as basic guitar chord technique and accompaniment figurations.

Sessions schedule:
Thursdays 3:30pm to 4:15pm
2nd Session: Oct 11, 18, 25. Nov 1, 8, 14,
(closed Thanksgiving) 29. Dec 6, 13, 20.

Tuition is $250 for the 10 week session.
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Beginning Guitar 201 – Guitar Project
(This class for students who have taken previous sessions, or for
beginning students who have played a little, and are seeking to join The Beatles Guitar Project.) Students in this class work to know all of their basic open chords: A, A7, Am, Am7, B7, Bm7, C, CM7, C7, D, D7, Dm, E, Em, E7, Em7, F, FM7, G, G7. (Students will work to able to read and strum chord changes on basic song charts of music written for guitar… students in this class may have the opportunity to sit in with The Beatles Guitar Project Ensemble that meets at 5pm, to play songs that they have learned with the Band.)

Sessions schedule:
Thursdays 4:15pm to 5pm
2nd Session: Oct 11, 18, 25. Nov 1, 8, 14,
(closed Thanksgiving) 29. Dec 6, 13, 20.

Tuition is $250 for the 10 week session.
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There is a Beatles Guitar Project show on November 25th at The Harris Center in Folsom CA. The Band will be performing The Beatles 1968 White Album in it’s entirety. Tickets available for this show are available through The Harris Center.

Past Concerts have included:
Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band (May 2016)
Abbey Road & 1965 Shea Stadium Set (Dec 2016)
The White Album (Sept. 2017)
Sgt. Peppers & Revolver (June 2018)


 

SPMA Guitar Project – Session 3

SPMA offers 3 different classes of Guitar Project, during 4 sessions throughout the year. The idea is that students who are brand new to the instrument, can learn how to play guitar, and work their way into joining The 5 o’clock Beatles Guitar Project Ensemble.
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SESSION 3
Beginning Guitar 101 – Guitar Project Prerequisite: None. Classes limited to 16 students Course Description: Beginning instruction on the guitar with emphasis on the fundamentals of music as well as basic guitar chord technique and accompaniment figurations.

Sessions schedule:
Thursdays 3:30pm to 4:15pm
1st Session: Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Sept 7, 13, 20, 27. Oct 4.

Tuition is $250 for the 10 week session.
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SESSION 3
Beginning Guitar 201 – Guitar Project
(This class for students who have taken previous sessions, or for
beginning students who have played a little, and are seeking to join The Beatles Guitar Project.) Students in this class work to know all of their basic open chords: A, A7, Am, Am7, B7, Bm7, C, CM7, C7, D, D7, Dm, E, Em, E7, Em7, F, FM7, G, G7. (Students will work to able to read and strum chord changes on basic song charts of music written for guitar… students in this class may have the opportunity to sit in with The Beatles Guitar Project Ensemble that meets at 5pm, to play songs that they have learned with the Band.)

Sessions schedule:
Thursdays 4:15pm to 5pm
1st Session: Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Sept 7, 13, 20, 27. Oct 4.
Tuition is $250 for the 10 week session.
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Past Concerts have included:
Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band (May 2016)
Abbey Road & 1965 Shea Stadium Set (Dec 2016)
The White Album (Sept. 2017)
Sgt. Peppers & Revolver (June 2018)
50th Anniversary of The White Album (Nov 2018)
Abbey Road & Magical Mystery Tour ( TBA 2019)

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SPMA Guitar Project – Session 4

SPMA offers 3 different classes of Guitar Project, during 4 sessions throughout the year. The idea is that students who are brand new to the instrument, can learn how to play guitar, and work their way into joining The 5 o’clock Beatles Guitar Project Ensemble.
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SESSION 4
Beginning Guitar 101 – Guitar Project Prerequisite: None. Classes limited to 16 students Course Description: Beginning instruction on the guitar with emphasis on the fundamentals of music as well as basic guitar chord technique and accompaniment figurations.

Sessions schedule:
Thursdays 3:30pm to 4:15pm
4th Session: March 21, 28. April 4, 11, 25. May 2, 9, 15, 23, 30.

Tuition is $250 for the 10 week session.
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SESSION 4
Beginning Guitar 201 – Guitar Project
(This class for students who have taken previous sessions, or for
beginning students who have played a little, and are seeking to join The Beatles Guitar Project.) Students in this class work to know all of their basic open chords: A, A7, Am, Am7, B7, Bm7, C, CM7, C7, D, D7, Dm, E, Em, E7, Em7, F, FM7, G, G7. (Students will work to able to read and strum chord changes on basic song charts of music written for guitar… students in this class may have the opportunity to sit in with The Beatles Guitar Project Ensemble that meets at 5pm, to play songs that they have learned with the Band.)

Sessions schedule:
Thursdays 4:15pm to 5pm
4th Session: March 21, 28. April 4, 11, 25. May 2, 9, 15, 23, 30.
Tuition is $250 for the 10 week session.
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Past Beatles Guitar Project Concerts have included:

Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band (May 2016)
Abbey Road & 1965 Shea Stadium Set (Dec 2016)
The White Album (Sept. 2017)
Sgt. Peppers & Revolver (June 2018)
50th Anniversary of The White Album (Nov 2018)
Abbey Road & Magical Mystery Tour ( TBA 2019)
Let It Be & Rubber Soul (TBA 2020)

 

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