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Music Workshops Offered At BCC
Jul 22, 2011

Anyone interested in learning to play the guitar or brush up on guitar skills is invited to register for the following music workshops held this fall at the South County Center of Berkshire Community College (BCC). Cost for registration is $145 for each workshop. 

"Absolute Beginner's Guitar" (WKS-796) teaches the basics of guitar from tuning, strumming and finger picking to simple lead and bass lines. Classes meet Tuesday Sept. 6 through Dec. 13, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, or 6:00 to 7:00 PM, or Thursday, Sept. 8 through Dec. 15, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM.

"Absolute Beginner's Guitar: Part II" (WKS-893) is a continuation of "Absolute Beginner's Guitar" (WKS 796). Classes meet Tuesday, Sept. 6 through Dec. 13, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM or Thurs., Sept. 8 through Dec. 15, from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

"Songwriting Workshop" (WKS-1528) for all levels of experience, teaches songwriting basics. Students work on weekly assignments to improve music skills. Classes meet Thursday, Sept. 8 through Dec. 15, from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

"Ensemble Workshop" (WKS-1529), a new workshop, teaches participants to make music with a group using whatever instrument they play. Classes meet Tuesday, Sept. 9 through Dec. 13, from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

"Guitar Jam Workshop" (WKS-841) combines group play with practical applications of music theory and guitar techniques. Classes meet Thursday, Sept. 8 through Dec. 15, from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

For more information, or to register, call BCC's South County Center at 413-528-4521. For long distance (in Mass only), call 800-816-1233, ext. 5201 or 5202.


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