Music

Beginning Ukulele—2018-10-22 through 2018-10-29$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. Learn how to play the ukulele! In just two sessions, you will learn basic chords and strums and work on four simple songs. You will get hands-on instruction, learn how to tune and maintain your instrument, and get resources for further learning. You will need to bring your own ukulele and purchase the book Ukulele Primer for Beginners with DVD by Bert Casey. Both are available at Traverse City Guitar Company, where the class meets (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987401
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeyond Singing in the Shower—2018-09-17 through 2018-09-10$115—Face to FaceView Details

5 Mon., 5:45-7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church in Frankfort (955 James St., Frankfort, MI 49635). Learn to use your internal instrument, your voice, by improving vocal skills of breathing for singing, tone, diction, performance anxiety and peer evaluation. Become aware of improvement in your vocal health. Sing vocal warm-ups from Sing Legato. Learn about peer evaluation as you perform your selection in a mini recital for other students. Sing on! The text Sing Legato, by Kenneth Jennings, Kjos Publishing, will be available at the NMC Bookstore.

  • Seats available: 0.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987385
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeyond Singing in the Shower—2018-09-19 through 2018-09-10$115—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 5:45-7 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 103. Learn to use your internal instrument, your voice, by improving vocal skills of breathing for singing, tone, diction, performance anxiety and peer evaluation. Become aware of improvement in your vocal health. Sing vocal warm-ups from Sing Legato. Learn about peer evaluation as you perform your selection in a mini recital for other students. Sing on! The text Sing Legato, by Kenneth Jennings, Kjos Publishing, will be available at the NMC Bookstore.

  • Seats available: 0.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987389
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCanticum Novum—2018-09-09 through 2018-12-02$75—Face to FaceView Details

12 Sundays, 3 - 5:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. The NMC Canticum Novum (kahn-tee-koom noh-voom), meaning new song, is a new choral offering at NMC. Because of the challenging literature and the abbreviated rehearsal schedule, only singers with good reading skills should inquire. Canticum Novum has several performance cycles throughout the year, with an emphasis on performances in the fall and late spring. Canticum Novum is an auditioned-only ensemble. Please email jecobb@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =317847828
Continuing Ukulele—2018-11-05 through 2018-11-12$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. Join the group for more ukulele fun. Refine your skills, learn new songs, and share your experiences learning more about this fun instrument. You will build on the fundamentals obtained in the Beginning Ukulele course. Bring your ukulele. Meets at Traverse City Guitar Company (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987404
Guitar 101—2018-10-22 through 2018-10-29$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 7:30-8:30 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. You have always wanted to play the guitar or you thought it would be fun to try but never got around to it…nows your chance to give it a go! Here you will get the basics in a fun, informative way. Learn basic chords (and what a chord is) and strum patterns, and play a few songs with a light amount of music reading and theory mixed in. Leave with resources for continued practice. Bring that old guitar that has been sitting in the closet. Meets at Traverse City Guitar Company (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987392
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Chamber Singers—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-12$99—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., 5:30-7 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to community members and college students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provide an educational and personal enrichment experience made possible through singing quality choral literature with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659308
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Concert Band—2018-08-28 through 2018-12-11$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues., 7-9 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Rm. 101 Join the band! This large ensemble is made up of community musicians and college students who play a traditional band instrument. In addition to becoming more proficient with your instrument, you will have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you will need at least high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. May also be taken for academic credit. An audition or personal interview with the conductor may be required for placement in the ensemble. Please email brumbaughpat@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659520
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Grand Traverse Chorale—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-10$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., 7:30-9:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all community members and college students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing quality choral literature selected from antiquity through the 21st century with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Grand Traverse Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659286
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-10$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., 5:30-7:30 pm, MEETING LOCATION: Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659596
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-10$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., 7:30 - 9:30 pm, MEETING LOCATION: Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659599
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVocal Jazz Ensemble—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-10$110—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., 7-9 pm, MEETING LOCATION: Dennos Museum Center Rm. 101. This small ensemble of mens and womens voices rehearses and performs vocal jazz works. Develop skills in vocal jazz styles, blending harmonies, microphone technique, and jazz theory. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email mdavis@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659612
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Grand Traverse Chorale—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-10$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., 7:30-9:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all community members and college students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing quality choral literature selected from antiquity through the 21st century with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Grand Traverse Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659286
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Chamber Singers—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-12$99—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., 5:30-7 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to community members and college students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provide an educational and personal enrichment experience made possible through singing quality choral literature with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659308
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-10$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., 5:30-7:30 pm, MEETING LOCATION: Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659596
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-10$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., 7:30 - 9:30 pm, MEETING LOCATION: Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659599
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVocal Jazz Ensemble—2018-08-27 through 2018-12-10$110—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., 7-9 pm, MEETING LOCATION: Dennos Museum Center Rm. 101. This small ensemble of mens and womens voices rehearses and performs vocal jazz works. Develop skills in vocal jazz styles, blending harmonies, microphone technique, and jazz theory. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email mdavis@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659612
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Concert Band—2018-08-28 through 2018-12-11$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues., 7-9 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Rm. 101 Join the band! This large ensemble is made up of community musicians and college students who play a traditional band instrument. In addition to becoming more proficient with your instrument, you will have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you will need at least high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. May also be taken for academic credit. An audition or personal interview with the conductor may be required for placement in the ensemble. Please email brumbaughpat@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313659520
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCanticum Novum—2018-09-09 through 2018-12-02$75—Face to FaceView Details

12 Sundays, 3 - 5:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. The NMC Canticum Novum (kahn-tee-koom noh-voom), meaning new song, is a new choral offering at NMC. Because of the challenging literature and the abbreviated rehearsal schedule, only singers with good reading skills should inquire. Canticum Novum has several performance cycles throughout the year, with an emphasis on performances in the fall and late spring. Canticum Novum is an auditioned-only ensemble. Please email jecobb@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =317847828
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeyond Singing in the Shower—2018-09-17 through 2018-09-10$115—Face to FaceView Details

5 Mon., 5:45-7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church in Frankfort (955 James St., Frankfort, MI 49635). Learn to use your internal instrument, your voice, by improving vocal skills of breathing for singing, tone, diction, performance anxiety and peer evaluation. Become aware of improvement in your vocal health. Sing vocal warm-ups from Sing Legato. Learn about peer evaluation as you perform your selection in a mini recital for other students. Sing on! The text Sing Legato, by Kenneth Jennings, Kjos Publishing, will be available at the NMC Bookstore.

  • Seats available: 0.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987385
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeyond Singing in the Shower—2018-09-19 through 2018-09-10$115—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 5:45-7 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 103. Learn to use your internal instrument, your voice, by improving vocal skills of breathing for singing, tone, diction, performance anxiety and peer evaluation. Become aware of improvement in your vocal health. Sing vocal warm-ups from Sing Legato. Learn about peer evaluation as you perform your selection in a mini recital for other students. Sing on! The text Sing Legato, by Kenneth Jennings, Kjos Publishing, will be available at the NMC Bookstore.

  • Seats available: 0.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987389
Guitar 101—2018-10-22 through 2018-10-29$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 7:30-8:30 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. You have always wanted to play the guitar or you thought it would be fun to try but never got around to it…nows your chance to give it a go! Here you will get the basics in a fun, informative way. Learn basic chords (and what a chord is) and strum patterns, and play a few songs with a light amount of music reading and theory mixed in. Leave with resources for continued practice. Bring that old guitar that has been sitting in the closet. Meets at Traverse City Guitar Company (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987392
Beginning Ukulele—2018-10-22 through 2018-10-29$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. Learn how to play the ukulele! In just two sessions, you will learn basic chords and strums and work on four simple songs. You will get hands-on instruction, learn how to tune and maintain your instrument, and get resources for further learning. You will need to bring your own ukulele and purchase the book Ukulele Primer for Beginners with DVD by Bert Casey. Both are available at Traverse City Guitar Company, where the class meets (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987401
Continuing Ukulele—2018-11-05 through 2018-11-12$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. Join the group for more ukulele fun. Refine your skills, learn new songs, and share your experiences learning more about this fun instrument. You will build on the fundamentals obtained in the Beginning Ukulele course. Bring your ukulele. Meets at Traverse City Guitar Company (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312987404
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