Music

GROOVE WITH YOUR GRANDPARENTS
Bond with your grandchild through music. You will sing, play with instruments and groove together. No class October 9. Instructor: Susie McGregor
#44591 Mondays, September 18 - October 30, 9:30 - 10:30 am, Lewis Salish Building, $50/6

BLUES HARMONICA
The harmonica is a versatile instrument that can be heard in music ranging from folk and country to jazz and rock, but the harmonica is truly at home with the blues.  No previous musical experience is necessary. No class November 13. Instructor: Larry Ayre
#44219 Mondays, October 16 - November 27, 6:00 - 7:00 pm,
#44220 Thursdays, October 19 - November 23, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, $75/6

BEGINNER BLUES GUITAR
Get happy while strumming the Blues!  This course will focus on 12 bar blues songs and cover strumming patterns, turnarounds, blues scales and simple blues licks (phrases). No class November 13.
Instructor:
Larry Ayre
#44252 Mondays, October 16 - November 27, 7:15 - 8:30 pm
#44252 Thursdays, October 19 - November 23, 2:15 - 3:30 pm, $90/6

BEGINNER PIANO
(55 years & over)
Have you always wanted to play the piano? Music makes your brain work better and here’s your chance to learn your favourite songs. These small group classes study the basics of music, then you choose more! The first book costs $30 and a piano or keyboard is recommended for practicing at home.
Instructor: Debbie Ross
#44254 Thursdays, September 14 - November 30, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $192/12

BEYOND BEGINNER PIANO
(55 years & over)
Are you looking for a way to continue to improve your piano skills? These small group classes are for participants with a little experience that would like to study the basics of music, and then choose more! The first book costs $30 and a piano or keyboard is recommended for practicing at home. Instructor: Debbie Ross
#44255 Thursdays, September 14 - November 30, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $192/12

RECORDER
Because music makes your brain work better! Try a new instrument, join a small group ensemble, and meet new friends. This is a great way to learn to read music as well as keeping your brain and fingers agile. Soprano recorder and book cost will be $30, bought from the instructor at the first lesson. Alto and tenor recorders will be available to try.
#44260 Thursdays, September 14 - November 30, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $144/12

BEGINNERS AFRICAN DRUMMING
Drumming in community is good for your physical and mental health, and a great way to balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain. This class is for those new to drumming or those not ready to move to the beyond beginner level. Please contact instructor if unsure. Instructor: Monica Hofer
Thursdays #44246 September 14 - October 26, $98/7, #44247 November 2 - December 21, $112/8,
5:00 - 6:00 pm, Native Sons Lower Level  

BEYOND BEGINNER AFRICAN DRUMMING
If you are looking for a place to enhance your drumming skills, but you aren’t a beginner and not quite ready to leap to intermediate level, this is the class for you! Please contact instructor if unsure of your level. No class November 15 or 22. Instructor: Monica Hofer
Wednesdays, #44248 September 6 - November 8, $140/10, #44249 November 29 - December 20, $56/4
5:30 - 6:30 pm, Native Sons Grand Hall

INTERMEDIATE AFRICAN DRUMMING
Join Monica Hofer, local hand drumming instructor and drum circle facilitator, and get into your weekly ‘groove’! New rhythms taught every week; opportunities to work on djembe as well as bass (dun) drums! Great for the mind, the body and the spirit. This class is intended for those with previous experience. No Class October 9 or November 13. Instructor: Monica Hofer
Mondays, #44250 September 11 - October 23, #44251 October 30 - December 11, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm,
Native Sons Grand Hall, $84/6

DRUMS ALIVE POWER BEATS
Combining dance, aerobic exercise and drumming, Drums Alive is a whole-body/mind workout that can’t be beat! Participants work out to their comfort level, pounding on fitness balls while grooving to great music. Drums Alive is movement therapy with music, sound and dance that is perfect training for the whole body! Have fun getting fit! No Class November 22. Instructor: Monica Hofer
#44116 Wednesdays, September 6 - December 20, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Native Sons Grand Hall, $105/15

GOLDEN BEATS DRUMS ALIVE
‘Golden Beats’ is a new Drums Alive offering especially designed for seniors and those recovering from injuries. It is a lighter workout for the entire mind, body and spirit that is modified for those who would like to enjoy a slower pace. No Class November 16. Instructor: Monica Hofer
#44115 Thursdays, September 7 - December 21, 10:30 - 11:30 am, Native Sons Grand Hall, $105/15