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Jun
23
Tue
Sunshine Music Time @ Glen Echo Park
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – Jul 28 @ 10:45 am

At Glen Echo Park. Summertime is a great time to share music. Fun for child and caregiver. Dance, clap, sing and march to music ranging from folk to pop to classics. Great for siblings. Fun introduction to the world of music. More info: 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org. 6 sessions.

Sunshine Sing Along @ Glen Echo Park
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – Jul 28 @ 11:45 am

At Glen Echo Park. Sing new and familiar songs as we learn to sing together, breathe properly, care for the young voice, and reinforce the elements of music. Performance for parents and friends last class. 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org. 6 sessions.

Jul
2
Thu
Acoustic Guitar For Beginners @ Glen Echo Park
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Learn a few chords and strums; you will be playing satisfying versions of your favorite songs in this fun class. You know a lot about music just from years of listening. Use that knowledge and you will be playing by ear in no time at all. Bring guitar and notebook. For more information, contact the instructor at: 301.320.2770 or washingtonconservatory.org. Minimum age 13. 8 sessions.

Intermediate Acoustic Guitar @ Glen Echo Park
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 9:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. So you’ve taken beginning guitar or you’ve been playing for a while and want to get to the next level. Learn some finger picking and other techniques that will make your playing more interesting. Use these skills to play songs you love. Bring guitar and notebook. For more information, call the instructor at 301.320.2770 or go to washingtonconservatory.org. Minimum age 13. 8 sessions.

Songs With Friends @ Glen Echo Park
Jul 2 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 10:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. From blues to Bob Dylan to Bono to Beyoncé and beyond, expand your guitar technique and repertoire while playing great music with others. We all pick suitable songs and learn to play them as individuals and as a group. Ukuleleists welcome too. For more information, call the instructor at 301.320.2770 or go to washingtonconservatory.org. Minimum age 13. 8 sessions.

Jul
6
Mon
Little Prince and Princess Singers Camp @ Glen Echo Park
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – Jul 10 @ 3:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Learning to use the young voice through popular songs from classic and recent children’s movies, while developing imagination and having fun with music. Final performance for parents. More info: 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org. 5 sessions.

Jul
13
Mon
Drumset and Percussion @ Glen Echo Park
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Rhythm is all around us. A fun hands-on experience of making the beats of music in a variety of exciting ways. Even buckets and boards can be turned into modern-day rhythm instruments, along with traditional drumming, drumsets, and more! All instruments provided. More info: 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org. 5 sessions.

Jul
18
Sat
Pressenda Chamber Players Virtual Summer Concert @ Washington Conservatory of Music
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm
Pressenda Chamber Players Virtual Summer Concert @ Washington Conservatory of Music | | |

Pressenda Chamber Players, the Washington Conservatory Ensemble in Residence, will be performing three free summer Facebook Live Concerts at 8pm on June 20th, July 18th, and August 15th. Click Here to for the Washington Conservatory of Music’s Facebook page. Program and performers can be found below:

June 20, 2020 at 8pm
Beethoven: Piano Trio Op. 1 #1 in E-flat major
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio Op.66 in c minor
Juliana Pereira, violin
Tobias Werner, cello
Read Gainsford, piano

July 18 at 8pm
Beethoven: Trio Op. 11 in B-flat major
Brahms: Trio Op. 114 in a minor
Joey Velez, clarinet
Tobias Werner, cello
Read Gainsford, piano

August 15 at 8pm
Beethoven: Sonata in C major, Op. 102/1
Brahms: Sonata in F major, Op. 99
Tobias Werner, cello
Read Gainsford, piano

Jul
20
Mon
Meet the Instruments @ Glen Echo Park
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. A fun introduction to the instruments through demonstrations of a stringed, brass or woodwind instrument, with hands-on experiences, too. Explore the different voices and personalities of instruments that use bows and those that use air. Play musical games, create musical crafts, and try the recorder. A great way to inspire and engage a child’s musical interest. Recorders provided. More info: 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org. 5 sessions.

Jul
27
Mon
Around the World Music Camp @ Glen Echo Park
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Visit the world through music. From singing folk songs from around the world, to an African, drum circle, campers will see the world through the eyes of music and movement within traditional cultures. All instruments provided. More info: 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org. 5 sessions

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