Music

Beginning Ukulele— 2018-02-19thru 2018-02-26$39— Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon, 6-7 pm. 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'll 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 14 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260057824
Continuing Ukulele— 2018-03-05thru 2018-03-12$39— Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon, 6-7 pm. 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 14 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260058125
Guitar 101— 2018-02-05thru 2018-02-12$39— Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon, 7:30-8:30 pm. Traverse city Guitar Company. You've always wanted to play the guitar or you thought it would be fun to try but never got around to it…now's your chance to give it a go! Here you'll 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 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260057487
Course ClosedMusic Appreciation— 2018-01-16thru 2018-05-03$360— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thur, 11:20 am - 12:50 pm. Fine Arts Rm 115. We'll survey Western European classical music from the medieval period to the present. Examine the important composers and musical compositions from each period of music while listening to these great works and discussing the elements that made them come alive and move people's hearts through the ages. Together, we'll experience the soothing Gregorian Chant of the Medieval period, the lively music of Renaissance, the motion and ornamentation of the Baroque style, the refinement and maturity of the Classical era, the stirring emotion of the Romantic period, and the many harmonic and rhythmic surprises of 20th century music. You do not need to have a music background to enjoy and succeed in this class. May also be taken for academic credit. Text is not included.

  • Seats available : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062383
NMC Chamber Singers— 2018-01-15thru 2018-05-02$99— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Weds, 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 : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063297
NMC Concert Band— 2018-01-16thru 2018-05-01$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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'll have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you'll 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 jocampbell@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available : Approximately 39 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063702
NMC Grand Traverse Chorale— 2018-01-15thru 2018-04-30$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 78 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062926
NMC Jazz Band— 2018-01-15thru 2018-04-30$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7:30-9:30 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063997
NMC Jazz Band— 2018-01-15thru 2018-04-30$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 5:30-7:30 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260064829
Vocal Jazz Ensemble— 2018-01-15thru 2018-04-30$110— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm. University Center Rm 14. This small ensemble of men's and women's 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 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260065179
NMC Grand Traverse Chorale— 2018-01-15thru 2018-04-30$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 78 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062926
NMC Chamber Singers— 2018-01-15thru 2018-05-02$99— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Weds, 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 : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063297
NMC Jazz Band— 2018-01-15thru 2018-04-30$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7:30-9:30 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063997
NMC Jazz Band— 2018-01-15thru 2018-04-30$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 5:30-7:30 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260064829
Vocal Jazz Ensemble— 2018-01-15thru 2018-04-30$110— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm. University Center Rm 14. This small ensemble of men's and women's 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 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260065179
Course ClosedMusic Appreciation— 2018-01-16thru 2018-05-03$360— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thur, 11:20 am - 12:50 pm. Fine Arts Rm 115. We'll survey Western European classical music from the medieval period to the present. Examine the important composers and musical compositions from each period of music while listening to these great works and discussing the elements that made them come alive and move people's hearts through the ages. Together, we'll experience the soothing Gregorian Chant of the Medieval period, the lively music of Renaissance, the motion and ornamentation of the Baroque style, the refinement and maturity of the Classical era, the stirring emotion of the Romantic period, and the many harmonic and rhythmic surprises of 20th century music. You do not need to have a music background to enjoy and succeed in this class. May also be taken for academic credit. Text is not included.

  • Seats available : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062383
NMC Concert Band— 2018-01-16thru 2018-05-01$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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'll have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you'll 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 jocampbell@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available : Approximately 39 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063702
Guitar 101— 2018-02-05thru 2018-02-12$39— Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon, 7:30-8:30 pm. Traverse city Guitar Company. You've always wanted to play the guitar or you thought it would be fun to try but never got around to it…now's your chance to give it a go! Here you'll 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 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260057487
Beginning Ukulele— 2018-02-19thru 2018-02-26$39— Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon, 6-7 pm. 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'll 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 14 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260057824
Continuing Ukulele— 2018-03-05thru 2018-03-12$39— Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon, 6-7 pm. 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 14 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260058125
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