Music Courses

Summer 2014


Fall 2014


Music Made Easy

If you enjoy music and would like to know more about what makes it work, this is the course for you. You'll gain a complete understanding of rhythm, melody, and harmony, and you'll be able to recognize pitches on the musical staff and on the keyboard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-030-B1 | 08/20/14-09/26/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Music Made Easy

If you enjoy music and would like to know more about what makes it work, this is the course for you. You'll gain a complete understanding of rhythm, melody, and harmony, and you'll be able to recognize pitches on the musical staff and on the keyboard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-030-C1 | 09/17/14-10/24/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Music Made Easy

If you enjoy music and would like to know more about what makes it work, this is the course for you. You'll gain a complete understanding of rhythm, melody, and harmony, and you'll be able to recognize pitches on the musical staff and on the keyboard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-030-D1 | 10/15/14-11/21/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Music Made Easy

If you enjoy music and would like to know more about what makes it work, this is the course for you. You'll gain a complete understanding of rhythm, melody, and harmony, and you'll be able to recognize pitches on the musical staff and on the keyboard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-030-E1 | 11/12/14-12/19/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Music Made Easy

If you enjoy music and would like to know more about what makes it work, this is the course for you. You'll gain a complete understanding of rhythm, melody, and harmony, and you'll be able to recognize pitches on the musical staff and on the keyboard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-030-F1 | 12/10/14-01/16/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Beginning Guitar

This course is designed for students with no prior guitar playing experience. Students will learn how to hold the guitar, left- and right-hand positioning, basic chords, music notation, strum patterns and fingerpicking techniques. The skills learned in this class can be applied to the performance of many styles of music including rock, country, blues and folk. Each student must provide his/her own guitar, picks, and a portable music stand. Textbook included in course fee. Book will be delivered in the first class session. Please contact instructor Candice Mowbray, cemowbray@hagerstowncc.edu if you have any questions.

Fee: $85 Materials Fee: $15 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-248-C1 | 09/11/14-11/13/14 | C. Mowbray | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


History of Opera-Classical

A mystical forest. A tempting gingerbread house. Two imaginative siblings embark on a precarious adventure to find something to eat when their fortunes turn for the worst. This enduring fairytale of lost children, candy sweets and an evil witch comes to life in an enchanting production of Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel a nineteenth-century opera admired for its fun and folk-music-inspired themes, including the famous, Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep. Lectures will be held on Saturday 9/20 and 9/27 from 10:00AM-12:00PM in the Kepler Theater. Participants may choose to attend one the following performances as part of their class session. 9/28 Sunday Matinee, 3:00pm 10/4 Saturday, 7:30pm 10/5 Sunday Matinee, 3:00pm All performances will be held in the Kepler Theater.

Fee: $35 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-292-C | 09/20/14-09/27/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Classical Guitar

Join instructor Candice Mowbray for an innovative class that combines master class-style instruction, ensemble performance, listening experiences and historical study into one weekly class. Students will have opportunities to develop techniques as well as performance skills while deepening their appreciation for this fine art through listening and discussion. Students of all ability levels are welcome, however, this class will most benefit students who can play a few solo selections (ex. etudes by Shearer, Giuliani, Carcassi, etc.) and have basic music-reading abilities. You are welcome to contact the instructor by email if you have questions, cemowbray@hagerstowncc.edu. Students must provide their own guitar and music stand. An additional sheet music purchase may be required.

Fee: $82 Materials Fee: $14 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-295-C1 | 09/11/14-11/13/14 | C. Mowbray | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Beginning Bluegrass Banjo

This course is for beginner banjo players, no prior experience or very little experience needed. Students are taught to play by ear, no music or tablatures are used. Students learn traditional bluegrass tunes.

Fee: $50 Registration Fee: $8

BLU-013-C1 | 09/15/14-11/10/14 | E. Bradley | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Bluegrass Jamming

Can you strum a song using G, C, F, D, A and E chords? Do you envy those people that can jump into any jam session? Then Join us Monday evenings for these "beginner to advanced beginner" jam sessions. There are three levels of participation available: Learning to hear and play chord changes - beginning Learning to sing and play - beginning Learning to play, sing and take simple solo breaks - intermediate to advanced beginner All levels of participation are welcome. Acoustic guitars, banjos, mandolins, bass, resonator guitars, dulcimers and fiddles, and other instruments by permission. If you have always wanted to try a joining a jam session then now is your chance. The course is taught by Ernie Bradley, well known band leader and instructor

Fee: $40 Materials Fee: $5 Registration Fee: $8

BLU-015-C1 | 09/15/14-11/10/14 | E. Bradley | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register