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Apr
14
Tue
Conservatory Kids @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – Jun 16 @ 10:45 am

For child and caregiver. Tap into your child’s magical sense of wonder. Music supports development of beginning language, listening, and motor skills. Singing, movement, and fun age-appropriate instruments help to develop cognitive abilities, awaken a sense of pitch and rhythm, and nurture an early love of music. These classes can be taken individually, but are designed to be taken consecutively for maximum musical benefit. Info: 301.320.2770; info@washingtonconservatory.org. 10 sessions.

Apr
16
Thu
Continuing Ukulele @ Washington Conservatory of Music
Apr 16 – Jun 4 all-day

At Glen Echo Park. Take your basic skills to a new level as you learn more picking and some melody playing too, and tackle the songs you really want to play. Beginning Uke or equivalent required. Bring ukulele and notebook. More info: 301.320.2770 or washingtonconservatory.org. Minimum age 13. 8 sessions.

Young Yukes @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Join this fun class and learn to play the ukulele, a small member of the guitar family. It’s easy to start, and the possibilities are endless! You’ll learn the basics of chords, strumming, fingerpicking, and more so you can play your favorite songs solo or in our ukulele band. Info: 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org. 8 sessions.

Acoustic Guitar for Beginners @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 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.

Irish Tenor Banjo and Mandolin @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 16 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 9:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Covers Irish melody style playing for mandolin and four-string banjo tuned GDAE. For advanced beginner and intermediate level players. Students must already have at least basic proficiency on their instrument and be able to play and learn by ear. Well-known session tunes serve as examples and include reels, jigs, hornpipes. Recording device helpful. Must provide own instrument. More info: 703.969.6909 or keithcarr@mac.com. Minimum age 15. 10 sessions.

Apr
18
Sat
Let’s Sing @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 20 @ 12:45 pm

Learn songs from popular films and other genres while having fun learning to breathe and care for the young voice and reinforce the elements of music. Performance for families and friends at last class. Info: 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org.10 sessions.

Jun
1
Mon
Virtual Summer Art Camp @ zoom.us
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Virtual Summer Art Camp @ zoom.us | | |

Stay in this summer while staying creative with VIRTUAL ART CAMP!

Join us this June for an all-online artistic adventure with CREATE Arts Center! Each week-long camp meets daily for 90 minutes via Zoom. For maximum flexibility, both morning sessions (9-10:30 am) and afternoon sessions (1-2:30 pm) are available. Please make sure that you register for the correct time slot.

Led by CREATE’s talented teaching artists, campers will work on both single-day and multi-day projects to create 2-D and 3-D artworks using a variety of mediums. Project types include drawing, painting, cartooning, collage, sculpture, mixed media and more!

Ages: 5 – 7yrs and 8 – 13yrs

Jun
2
Tue
Drawing: Still Life ONLINE @ CREATE Arts Center
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Drawing: Still Life ONLINE @ CREATE Arts Center | | |

Discover the art of still life in this new online class for beginner to intermediate-level artists. Students will explore the beauty of working from life with teaching artist Jose Piedra. Learn the elements of art: composition, perspective, form, colors, texture, and values. No prior experience necessary. This class will meet on Zoom.us

Materials:
pencil
color pencils
washable markers
pencil sharpener
eraser
drawing paper- 9×12 size

*Suggestions on where to get materials will be in your registration confirmation email.

Ages 8 – 12 yrs

Jun
3
Wed
Drawing for Beginners ONLINE @ CREATE Arts Center
Jun 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Drawing for Beginners ONLINE @ CREATE Arts Center | | |

Pick up a pencil and learn to draw in this 4-week online class designed to teach the fundamentals of drawing. Whether it’s your first time drawing or you want to learn some techniques to upgrade your artistic style, this class will teach you the basics needed to create works of art in pencil and ink.

Materials:
pencil
color pencils
washable markers
pencil sharpener
eraser
drawing paper- 9×12 size

*Suggestions on where to get materials will be in your registration confirmation email

Ages 6 – 12 yrs

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