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Take the New Course - Piano Launchpad a No-Practice Piano Class, Online!
This is a 35 week online piano course for students ages 7-11. Includes a pdf student book.
By the end of a year of Piano Launchpad, most students will:
- Know their way around the piano
- Be able to name and play intervals up to a 6th
- Be able to name notes across the grand staff with a little working-out time
- Understand note values
- Be comfortable singing in solfa using mi, so and la
- Be able to play in time
Co-Practice Online Meetup for Musicians
Need some inspiration to keep you practicing?
Well now you have it! Join Co-Practice Meet Ups on Zoom!
- $20/month unlimited or $7/each
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- First one is free!
- 1- hour sessions –
- 2-25 minute blocks with a short break and an opening thought before you begin.
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$75 workshop for non-students $30/current students Payment via Venmo, Paypal, Check or Cash. Must be received ahead of time to reserve your spot. How does your practice routine stack up? Get in gear this summer and get started on the right foot for more productive practice prior to Fall. Organize your time and energy into more efficiency. Learn and refine skills to make your practice efforts better. Bring something you’re working on and play for others in break out rooms using new techniques. Included in the workshop is a PDF – Practice Workbook Examples of how to design a practice plan. Find your goals and use the practice plan to work smarter towards them. Practice notes and logs to help you organize and achieve your goals. Learn how goal setting can be organized and give yourself an assessment. What are some common practice flaws? Make a Practice Game Board Includes another game to use to make practice more focused and fun.
The Little White Chapel in Burbank, CA An intensive workshop going over all the basics of how to play French Horn successfully. This workshop comes with a Breath Builder tool that will be included in the price; Larger straw for air and breathing practices. Using a breath visualizer to help create air efficiency for playing a brass instrument. Extra – can request ordering of a B.E.R.P. for buzzing with mouthpiece. A PDF workbook of warm up and technique building exercises.
the ultimate music theory club class
$200 monthly fee Payment via Venmo, Paypal, Check or Cash. Must be received ahead of time to reserve your spot. Music Theory Club Classes are a time-saving and fun way to master music theory. A monthly subscription will give you access to live, interactive, weekly club classes. Improve your skills as you build community with fellow musicians, and learn music at an accelerated rate. Classes are customized to your level of understanding, whether you are a beginner or an experienced performer.
Cindy Deane, hornist
Dave Stoller, Former Principal Horn in Colorado Springs Symphony Colorado
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French Horn For All Ages & Levels
Cindy L. Deane has over 25 years of performing, teaching and coaching experience. Her primary instrument is french horn. She is also a lyrical soprano.
Some of her first horn students have become successful professional musicians and music teachers, and have attended schools such as Eastman, UCLA, USC and a Horn Scholarship student at Cal Lutheran University. Many students play in All-State Bands in California and Washington state, perform at Superior and Command Performance rating levels for their local Solo/Ensemble festivals and are members of their local Youth Symphonies, such as San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, Seattle Youth Symphony, and were members of their All-State Bands. Teaching has included kids in 4th grade all the way up to adults. Adult students starting after a 20 year or more hiatus have come to perform with local community groups. She also teaches other beginning brass instruments, and coaches brass sections.
Cindy has a Master’s of Music degree in Horn Performance from the University of Michigan where she studied with Lowell Greer and a Bachelor of Music cum laude, in Horn Performance from the University of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Dr. George Nemeth and Dr. Jim Winters. She has also studied with Dave Krehbiel, Sue Carroll, Scott Wilson, Mark Robbins, Brian O’Conner, Jim Atkinson, Francis Orval and Andrew Bain.
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