THURSDAY EVENING ADULT ROCK U CLASS
November 1st - December 13th
7:00 - 8:45 PM
6 Thursday evening classes for
In this class you will learn the skills and self confidence needed to play in a real band
We will help you create a great band while becoming a practiced musician, confident performer and supportive band member.
* Classes will be held at instructor Nick O'Donnell's home studio in Vancouver Heights *
WE'LL BE COMBINING ELEMENTS FROM OUR BLUES AND ROCK BAND CLASSES THIS SESSION, TO CREATE A NEW INTEGRATED CURRICULUM:
BLUES BAND ELEMENTS:
What is the BLUES FORM?
What does I IV V mean and why it is important
The basic rhythms and names for the most important and frequently called blues tunes
The Blues Scale
Basic Blues grooves like the shuffle
Blues rhythm guitar techniques and soloing ideas
Bass and drum patterns
You'll get a book to take home with all chords, lyrics and songs laid out in an easy-to-read format
ROCK BAND ELEMENTS:
Chords and scales needed to play each song
Counting and rhythms
How to lock-in with each other -- Focus on bass and drum connection
Performance skills, microphone technique
A group of songs the band can choose from to create a personal repertoire
You will get a book to take home with all chords, and the songs laid out in an easy to read format, plus instruction on how to read basic charts
Opportunities to sing lead and/or back-up vocals
IF YOU HAVE THE SKILL, YOU'VE ALREADY PASSED THE AUDITION.
WE WANT YOU TO ROCK OUT
SEE YOU AT REHEARSAL!