Pop Rock Bands
About the Class:
Description: Students selected for this class will perform both as an instrumental ensemble and/or as accompaniment for live vocalists.
Prerequisites: Admission to class by audition only. All students must have their own instrument to bring it to class and for practice at home.
Time Commitment/ Schedule: Beginning Band is Wednesdays 3-4 pm. Students will be required to attend an additional 2 to 3 hours of rehearsal prior to any scheduled performance. Private lessons with Chips Barranco will be available to all Pop Rock performers as well. Cost for class is $50 per month.
Objectives: Students in this class will learn to play and work as a group in actual live performance situations with emphasis on the following skills: reading music, writing music, interpreting song charts, ear-training, stage setup and tear down, teamwork and professionalism. Maximum class size 10 (2 Drums, 2 bass, 2 guitars, 2 keys) 2 guest vocalists. Minimum class size 3.
Required Materials: All students must bring their own instruments, cords, music stands, music folders with sheet music, notebooks and pencils to every class. Piano keyboard, drum set, as well as amplifiers for all electric instruments will be available for use. Drummers must always bring their own sticks, brushes, and mallets.
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