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Cuban Salsa - Fundamentals
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Cuban Salsa - Fundamentals

$75

with Anna Golendukhina

Join us for an introduction to Cuban Salsa! Students will learn the basics of the Salsa footwork and some simple, fun moves that will get you out on the dance floor. You will learn tempos of music. Partner is not required but recommended! This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Cuban Salsa – Level 2
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Cuban Salsa – Level 2

$80

with Anna Golendukhina

Join us for Cuban Salsa level 2 class! Students will continue learning new moves and different Salsa footwork. You will learn how to connect with any partner, and build your confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music. Partner is not required but recommended! This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Guitar Class
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Guitar Class

$95

with Randy Lindsey, MMA

Learn to play songs in just a few classes this fall! While we discuss technique and practice chords and strumming, we'll work on reading music in standard notation and guitar tablature. Get some new strings, start practicing, and bring lots of enthusiasm and questions about guitar! New students: $20 materials fee paid to instructor. No class Oct. 14 and Nov. 11. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Mixed Level Belly Dance
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Mixed Level Belly Dance

$145

with Josephina Gasca

Authentic Belly Dance, or raks sharqi, is an ancient form of dance. Raks sharqi means “dance of the east” in Arabic. Belly dance celebrates every body type and every stage of life. The dance is proud and powerful and soft and sinewy with elegant and isolating movements emanating from the core. It’s the Pilates of dance. And so much fun! In this mixed level class, we will work with improvisation and group choreography, as well as continually working with subtleties of technique at whatever level you are. Please wear comfortable clothing, similar to what you might wear to a yoga class that will allow for free movement and the ability to see your movement. Hip scarves make it even more fun. You can dance barefoot or in a pair of comfortable dance shoes. Zils (finger cymbals) and veils will also be used in class and are available for purchase from the instructor. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Singing Class
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Singing Class

$95

with Randy Lindsey

This fall we will have fun singing songs in parts (SATB) while discussing vocal production to help you become a stronger, more confident singer. Our singing class is not only for enjoying singing together; we will also address concepts such as accuracy of pitch, projection, pronunciation, and personal style. Discover the capabilities of your own voice! New students: $15 materials fee paid to instructor. No class Oct. 14 and Nov. 11. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Jam Time Class
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Jam Time Class

$80

with Randy Lindsey, MMA

This class is for musicians who are past the beginner stage. Our Jam Time Class will have discussions and hands-on practice with how each musician can be an integral part of the overall sound of making music with others. If you can tune your instrument and you can play through basic chord changes and/or melodies, and you are looking for something more to complete the joy of making music, this class is for you. We're talking guitar (even electric), voice, bass, keyboard, mandolin, fiddle, ukulele, sax, whatever. Come ready to build your skills by playing with other musicians. Materials supplied by the instructor. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.





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