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Beloved Community Arts Center (BCAC) Classes and Schedule

BCAC Classes

Class Schedule

To participate in the fall session, children must be registered prior to August 18.

Saturday, August 18                    9:00am – 11:45am Class/Rehearsal 1

Saturday, August 25                    9:00am – 11:45am Class/Rehearsal 2

Saturday, September 1                No Classes Labor Day Weekend

Saturday, September 8                9:00am – 11:45am Class/Rehearsal 3

Saturday, September 15              9:00am – 11:45am Class/Rehearsal 4

Saturday, September 22              9:00am – 11:45am Class/Rehearsal 5

Saturday, September 29              9:00am – 11:45am Class/Rehearsal 6

Saturday, October 6                     9:00am – 11:45am Class/Rehearsal 7

Saturday, October 13                   9:00am – 11:45am Class/Rehearsal 8

Saturday, October 20                    9:00am – 11:30pm – Last day of Instruction
                                                     11:30am – 12:30pm – Musical presentation                                                                                                                     12:30pm – 1:30pm Family Picnic after Performance                                              

Class Descriptions

Beginning Guitar

Do you think the guitar may be right for you? Enroll in our Beginning Guitar Class and find out! Beginning Guitar is a ten week course designed to introduce basic guitar playing to beginners, with no previous music study needed. Emphasis is placed on learning guitar skills through playing classic pop songs. Essential guitar skills and basic note-reading are taught in a fun, supportive setting that allows students to develop at their own pace. Classes are formed by age group, and class materials are flexible to accommodate the interests of each class group. 

Beginning Hand Drumming

Learn how to play the basic drum tones on your hand drum while staying relaxed and at ease. This class is geared towards those who have little or no prior drumming experience, but can also easily accommodates intermediate players. For the warm-up we cover the basics such as holding and striking a drum and basic coordination drills. After that we will learn and play the rhythms listed on the class handout.

Topics include…

  1. Universal hand drum techniques

  2. Exercises for timing and speed

  3. Poly-Rhythms (more than one rhythm at the same time) and Improvisation

  4. Community Drum Circle Confidence

Group Singing

This class is designed to introduce young beginning singers, with no previous experience, to various basics skills of healthy vocal production through the teaching of diverse songs from all cultures.  We will learn through the oral-tradition of paperless singing as well as learn some basics about how to read music. This class is open to students of all ages and is offered free of charge.