English handbells have been played and enjoyed by millions of people since the early 1700s. This class is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a real performance ensemble. You will not only learn a new instrument, but also music theory, teamwork, musicianship, coordination and fun! Class begins in September and culminates with a performance at the end of the semester. Come and be a part of the ringing team! No experience necessary.
Ages: 10+ years (mature 8 & 9 year olds will be considered, please contact Kelly at [masked]) - new ringers welcome!
Dates: 11/5, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10 (no class on 11/12)
Cost: $62.50/student for 5 weeks
Join us as we learn a holiday song or two. We plan on a short performance at the end of the session. The location of the class will move to Kelly's home on 11/26, 12/3 & 12/10. She lives near CSULB - address will be given in class.
Instructor: Kelly Summer. Ms. Summer is a career singer, choral director, handbell director, and voice teacher. She has performed all over the US, including Chicago, Miami, and Los Angeles. She has a Master's Degree in jazz, blues, and popular music from the University of California. More recently, Kelly has become interested in the healing power of music. She has completed a music therapy credential at CSU, Northridge and has been a practicing music therapist for the past six years.
Sky Mountain vendor: George A. Castro, gee!
This is a drop-off class, but as always, parents are invited to stay and observe.
To sign up one child, please RSVP as yourself; to sign up two children, RSVP +1 guest, etc.
If you are not using Sky Mountain funds, please bring payment to the first day of class or pay online.
Let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!