Vallejo Community Center
Nicole Benbow
Recreation Coordinator
707-648-4640
nbenbow@gvrd.org  

225 Amador Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
 

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Music


  BEGINNING PIANO  Ages 16+
  This is an introductory class designed for adults who have never
  played piano, or haven't played for many years. Students will learn
  to read music, develop an understanding of music theory, rhythm,
  chords, and learn how to play songs, all in a fun group setting.
  Students are encouraged to bring their own headphones for this
  class. Instructor: Steven Logoteta. Class size is limited. Adult
  All-In-One Course Level 1 Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course
  (w/CD optional but recommended) by Willard A. Palmer, M.
  Manus & A. Vick Lethco must be purchased in advance of
  taking this class.
Books may be purchased locally at Consumer
  Music or online at www.amazon.com. ISBN-10: 0-88284-931-X

Location: Vallejo Community Center, Auditorium
Cost: $25/month resident, $30/month nonresident
Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
For more information or to register, please click here.


INTERMEDIATE PIANO 
 Ages 16+
This is an intermediate level class designed for adults who have basic fundamentals down. Students will learn to read music, develop an understanding of music theory, rhythm, chords, and learn how to play songs, all in a fun group setting. Students are encouraged to bring their own headphones for this class. Instructor: Steven Logoteta. Class size is limited. Adult All-In-One Course Level 2 Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course (w/CD optional but recommended) by Willard A. Palmer, M. Manus & A. Vick Lethco must be purchased in advance of taking this class. Books may be purchased locally at Consumer Music or online at www.amazon.com. ISBN: 0882849948
Location: Vallejo Community Center, Auditorium
Cost: $25/month resident, $30/month nonresident
Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00pm
For more information or to register, please click here.



JAZZ BAND  Ages 16+
This course is designed to engage students in the refinement and mastery of "big band" jazz skills and will include performance/production techniques. Students will engage in activities that promote understanding of instrumental jazz for lifelong involvement, including the potential for careers. All styles of "big band" jazz will be taught including traditional, swing, be-bop and fusion. The fine points of improvisation will be demonstrated. Sight reading skills will also be developed. Class size is limited. Requirement: Intermediate level of performance on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, or rhythm section (guitar, piano, bass, and drums). All musicians must read music. All members must audition with instructor. Instructor: Steven Logoteta; Assistant Instructor: Pat Martin
Location: Benicia High School Music Room, 1101 Military West
Cost: $10 per month
Mondays, 7:00-9:30pm   

SYMPHONIC BAND  Ages 16+
This course is designed to engage students in the refinement and mastery of symphonic skills, both individually and in a group setting, including performance/production techniques. Students are engaged in activities that promote understanding of the arts for lifelong involvement, including the potential for careers. Class size is limited. Requirement: Intermediate level of performance. Instruments included are: Piccolo, flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, alto clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, French horn, trumpet, cornet, baritone, trombone, tuba, string bass, percussion. All musicians must read music. Instructor: Steven Logoteta; Assistant Instructor: Pat Martin
Location: Benicia High School Music Room, 1101 Military West
Cost: $10 per month
Wednesdays, 7:00-9:30pm