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Active Arts® at the Music Center

From: Dolores
Sent on: Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:11 PM
Get Your Chops Back - Jazz

Remember blues scales?
Want to experience rhythm changes and chord progressions again?

In partnership with the Los Angeles Jazz Collective, Active
Arts at the Music Center invites you to recapture and
rediscover the joy and exhilaration of playing jazz and
improvising in a stress-free, mistakes-allowed environment.

Reconnect with the joy of playing in a group, learn customized
arrangements of jazz standards, review and relearn techniques
and concepts for creative soloing, create an original
composition in collaboration with fellow players, and more.

Save the Dates!
Once confirmed, Jazz Combo rehearsals are 3 hours long, 9:30am
to 12:30pm, on July 18, August 1, August 15, August 29, Sept 5,
and Sept 19, and held in DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES with a final open
rehearsal on September 26 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

GYCB Jazz Combo is for adult learners (18 years or older), non-
professional/ recreational musicians with basic playing and
reading skills (standard music notation). Please provide your
own instrument: saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, keyboard
or drum set.


Register online anytime by July 5. Sign up in 3 easy steps:
1. Go to musiccenter.org (Key Word Search: Active Arts)
2. Complete either the registration form.
3. Submit no later than July 5th.

Admission Fee: Sliding scale from $10 to $25.
Registration required by July 5, 2009.
You will receive final confirmation by July 8



Get Your Chops Back - Snare Drum Choir


Active Arts? at the Music Center
Get Your Chops Back -Snare Drum Choir

Haven?t played in a while and need some stick control?
Ready to tune up your drum and get your chops back?

Participate in an ensemble of snare drums of different sizes
and tuning played with a variety of implements. Participants
will explore drumming with a melodic sensibility, experience
original compositions, regain solid hand technique, learn
concepts for tempo/rhythmic awareness, drum maintenance, and
tuning advice.

Save the Dates!
Once confirmed, Snare Drum Choir rehearsals are 3 hours long, 9:
30am to 12:30pm, on July 11, July 25, August 8, August 22, Sept
5, and Sept 19, and held in ATWATER VILLAGE with a final open
rehearsal on September 26 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

GYCB Snare Drum Choir is for adult learners (18 years or
older), non-professional/ recreational musicians with basic
playing and reading skills (standard music notation). Please
provide your own stand and snare drum (No marching drums).


Register online anytime by July 5th. Sign up in 3 easy steps:
1. Go to musiccenter.org (Key Word Search: Active Arts)
2. Complete either the registration form.
3. Submit no later than July 5th.

Admission Fee: Sliding scale from $10 to $25.
Registration required by July 5th, 2009.
You will receive final confirmation by July 8

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