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Village Marimba Classes - Winter/Spring 2019


Village Marimba Classes - Winter/Spring 2019

Village Marimba for students and adults. Sue Ford is spreading the joy of playing marimba music in a community ensemble. Classes will be available to students from any school in Western North Carolina and adults of all ages. Village Marimba is a program of Asheville Rhythm, an organization that seeks to create a culture that promotes wellness through rhythm and bridges musical traditions through innovative collaborations.

In a 10-Week Session, students will:

Learn a variety of repertoire based on the group’s interest, including popular songs, multicultural songs and original music.

Work on proper mallet/stick technique, which is also applicable to other percussion instruments.

Have fun making music with other young people and their friends.

Work toward a big performance at the end of the session.

Winter/Spring session will begin on February 5 and end with performances on April 26 & 27.

All classes are held at Rainbow Community Center, 60 State Street in West Asheville. Students are expected to attend all classes in this session. 

          Level 1: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:45-5:00 $250 for the 10 week session/ 20 classes                          For children grades 5-12*

          Level 2: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00-6:15 $250 for the 10 week session/ 20 classes                           For children grades 5-12*

          Adults and mature teens: Wednesdays 5:00-6:15 $100 for the 10-week session/ 20 classes                          * Level 1 is for students with a beginner / intermediate skill level. Level 2 will be for advanced students and requires the approval of the instructor

Classes: February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28; March 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21; April 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25No classes: March 26 & 28 (Rainbow’s spring break) and April 16 & 18 (Asheville City School and Evergreen’s spring break) Final informal performances: Friday, April 26 (in the auditorium for invited guests) and Saturday, April 27 from 9:00am to noon at the Asheville City Market. 

For more information contact Sue Ford - c3VlZjQ0NCB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t,  828-776-7918

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