Spring Classes at Champaign County Community Center for the Arts

Friday, January 1, 2016 to Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Champaign County Community Center for the Arts, 103 N. Race St,, Urbana

Community Center for the Arts NEW YEAR OFFERINGS!

The Community Center for the Arts (C4A) announces programs for the New Year! Private instruction with the region’s finest teaching artists, and a wide range of ensembles, and exciting music classes!

Adult Ensembles include:
Our new Community Chorus under the direction of Rick Murphy, open to singers of all ages; local banjoist Jeremy Koch directs our weekly Bluegrass Ensemble; the Olde Music Ensemble, under the direction of Robin Kearton is a refreshing take on music of the Renaissance and Baroque eras; the Marvelous Cretaceous Band is an extraordinarily eclectic ensemble open to all adult amateur musicians; Josh Houchin’s C4A Jazz Combo is a beginning improv group that works out on jazz standards; and our Cello Ensemble is open to cellists at all levels.

Youth Ensembles include:
Spin, Juggle and Flow! directed by Michael Braswell: learn to manipulate objects with performance artistry!
The Bow-Dacious String Band is a very popular ensemble for young bowed and plucked string players;
The Audacious Orchestra: classical music for bowed strings, ages 9 though high

Classes include:
Guitar From Scratch! Group instruction for absolute beginners, taught by renowned local musician Dyke Corson.
Violin from Scratch! Robin Kearton’s violin group instruction for absolute beginners.
Music Theory for Guitar Players: chord theory for the fingerboard taught by Tom Faux
Music Theory for Practical People: The fundamentals of music-making, taught by composer/band leader Shab Wirtel

C4A offers Private Instruction on most bowed, plucked, and keyboard instruments.

All programs are located at our C4A Studios, 103 N. Race Street.

For details, please visit the C4A website: www.c-4a.org.

Email: info@c-4a.org. Phone: (217) 384-5150

C4A is a 2014 recipient of the Urbana Public Arts Grant and is partially supported by the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency.

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