Music and Dance

GUITAR I BEGINNER - ADULT     FEE: $170 (SR CIT $162)

Monday, 7-8 p.m.       (plus $15.00 mat. fee due at reg.)

(10 sess. Sept. 23) (no class 9/30)      Dater School, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School. Register through M.P.C.E.

Learn to play melodies and scales by ear and by reading music. Develop chordal accompaniment in pick and finger style. This course will delve into rhythm and strumming patterns, popular song repertoire, open position and starting barre chords, and improvisation. Bring to class: electric or acoustic guitar, a pencil, and notebook. Instructor: ETHAN FIKS

 

GUITAR II ADVANCED - ADULT FEE: $170 (SR CIT $162)

Monday, 8-9 p.m. (10 sess. Sept. 23) (no class 9/30) Dater School, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School. Register through M.P.C.E

This course is excellent as a follow up to Guitar for Beginners and is a suitable next step for a guitarist with 4 months experience. This course will delve into scales, note reading, strum patterns, popular songs, more advanced chords including barre chords, and improvisation. The material covered is different every term and adjusts to the levels of the students present - making it an ideal choice for repeat students. Bring to class: electric or acoustic guitar, a pencil, and notebook. Instructor: ETHAN FIKS

 

GUITAR FOR KIDS (Age 10-17)      FEE: $170

Monday, 6-7 p.m.       (plus $15.00 mat. fee  due at reg)

(10 sess. beg. Sept. 23) (No class 9/30)         Dater School, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School. Register through M.P.C.E

Learn to play the guitar! This course is for kids with little or no guitar background, but repeat or advanced beginner students will be accommodated as well. Play for enjoyment and all educational benefits that learning a musical instrument brings. Work on techniques, scales, chords, melodies, chord progressions, and rhythmic strums. Start building a repertoire of familiar songs. Material fee: $15 handout fee payable at time of registration. Bring to class: electric or acoustic guitar, a pencil and notebook. Children under 16 years of age must be signed in and out of each session by an adult/guardian. Instructor: ETHAN FIKS

 

PIANO (PRIVATE LESSONS)  BEG./INT./ADV. LEVELS           FEE: $250

Wednesday (beg.  Sept. 25)(No class 10/9)   Midland Park H.S.

(8 thirty-minute individual lessons weekly)              

Call the MPCE office at  201-444-2030 to schedule your lesson slot between 6-9 p.m.       

Each student will receive 8 individual lessons. Each lesson is one half-hour, beginner, intermediate, or advanced. Instructor: GAIL SINGER

             

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

A WORKOUT FOR THE BODY AND BRAIN       FEE: $60

Tuesday, 7-8 p.m.  (6 sess. beg. Sept. 24)     

Class held at the Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus, 400 Warren Ave., Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

If you’re looking for a different, enjoyable form of exercise, then read on. Scottish Country Dancing provides a workout not only for the body but also for the brain! No partner nor special clothes are needed  for this class and any soft-soled flat shoe is acceptable. Your instructor, certified by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS), will teach you the 5 common steps and some of the simple formations that are used  in many Scottish Country dances. Your hour-long lesson will be followed by an additional 15 minutes to try out your new steps with a warm-up and simple dance. Exercise your body AND your brain to lilting Scottish music and the skirl o’ the pipes. We’re sure you’ll have fun. Come dance wi’ us. Limited enrollment. Instructor: KEN SAUNDERS

 

SOCIAL Ballroom & LATIN DANCE-Beginner      FEE: $99 (SR CIT $94)

Monday, 8:30-9:30 p.m.  (10 sess. beg. Oct. 7)         Hubbard School Gym, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School. Register through M.P.C.E.

Come and experience how dancing can add excitement, fun, and healthy exercise to your life. Enrich your world with the sounds of wonderful music and make new friends. We will teach two Ballroom dances (Foxtrot and Swing) and two Latin dances (Cha Cha and Rumba). Please sign up with a partner as we cannot guarantee a dance partner (price is per person). Wear to class: soft or suede leather soles, or regulation ballroom shoes. No sneakers please. Instructor: MATT HAUER

 

SOCIAL BALLROOM & LATIN DANCE-INTERMEDIATE   FEE: $99 (SR CIT $94)

Monday, 7:30-8:30 p.m.  (10 sess. beg.  Oct. 7)        Hubbard School Gym, Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School. Register through M.P.C.E.

Let’s soothe our souls and improve our dancing with the Intermediate class. We will add some more variations in the Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Swing and introduce TANGO and WALTZ. Completion of the Beginner class is a must. Please sign up with a partner as we cannot guarantee a dance partner (price is per person). Wear to class: soft or suede leather soles, or regulation ballroom shoes. No sneakers please. Instructor: MATT HAUER

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