Music at the RAG!

Group Piano Workshop with Rosalee Bailey

Ages 15+
Every Monday, July 9-August 27, 6:30-7:30 pm
$ 135 members, $ 145 nonmembers
Enrollment Deadline is July 3.

Has learning to play piano been on your bucket list? This summer cross that item off your list as you delve into learning the basics of piano with Rosalee Bailey. Learn from a UNCG graduate and music teacher all the functions of basic piano. Required book: Alfred 101 An Exciting Group Course Book 1 ISBN-13: 978-0739002551. There are only “5” spots available so sign up soon!

 

Randolph Ukulele Players

WARNING! THIS IS NOT A CLASS! THIS IS A FUN EXPERIENCE!!
All Ages!  $35 for all
Enrollment Deadline is August 3.

Do you play the Ukulele? Have you ever wanted to play? is 2 week experience is designed for those who would like to learn to play Ukulele as well as those who already play Ukulele. Make new friends and good music all while playing one of the most fun instruments around! (Pro- ceeds for this 2 week experience go to purchase Ukuleles for the Randolph Arts Guild). Contact thill@randolpharts- guild with speci c questions. ( e Randolph Ukulele Players is a new group, which consists of regular everyday folks who want to meet and play Ukulele for the fun of it. 1 day a week from October 1- June 1) 6 days: Monday August 6 and 13, Wednesday August 8 and 15, and Friday August 10 and 17 (6:30 pm – 7:30 pm)

Speaker Series:

Mark Dillon with “The Blues and Randolph County”

Friday, November 9, 6-8 pm

Asheboro, NC: Mark Dillon is a native of Indiana who started playing guitar at the age of 5, and after graduating, studied music as a profession.  While in Valparaiso, Indiana he established the Songwriters Association of Northern Indiana (SWANI).  Mark moved to Chatham County, NC and taught English and Band.  He currently plays guitar and banjo with The Zinc Kings and is the Music Technology professor at Guilford Technical Community College.  Join us at the RAG on Friday, November 9th from 6-8 pm in Gallery 101 to hear Mark talk about the history of the blues and its effect on Randolph County!

 

 

Songwriter Royalties with Wes Frank Norman

Saturday, September 15 11 am- 2 pm
$ 30 for all
Enrollment Deadline is September 1.

ATTENTION SONGWRITERS! Do you perform your work in the public? This 3 hour workshop will inform you of the legalities behind protecting your work as well as how to begin making money from your work. which is played in public. Did you know someone else could be collecting royalties on your songs, if the songs are not registered?  We will also be having a small jam session so all students are asked to bring a song to play and their instrument if they would like (piano is provided). Instructors will be on site to educate you and help you begin collecting royalties you deserve. Minimum of 5 students


 

Beginning Ukulele-13 Week Course Ages 10+

Have you ever thought about learning to play Ukulele?  This fun and mobile instrument was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands by Portuguese immigrants and has been part of the Hawaiian culture for over a century.  It was brought to the U.S. in the early 1900’s and has been a big part of our pop culture ever since.  This 13 week course will teach you all about chords, strumming patterns, techniques and much much more!!   Each student must have their own soprano, concert, or tenor ukulele!  $170 (members) / $180 (nonmember). Let us know if you are ready to begin a new and fun musical journey!

**If you are interested in learning more about the historical influences of the Ukulele and Asian and Hawaiian influences on music here in the US, join us this May 12 (Asian Pacific and Hawaiian American Month) from 11:00am-1:00pm as Mr. Mark Dillon brings us on a fun and exciting journey into this wonderful culture.


Beginning Guitar – 13 Week Course Ages 10+

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play guitar?  Join us as we delve into the world of chords, progressions, strumming patterns and much much more in this 13 week course for beginners!  Class is open to basic beginners ages 10 and up.  Each student must have their own acoustic or classical guitar. 170 (members) / $180 (nonmember).

 

 

 

 

Private Piano for Ages 6 to 99

Learning piano gives us the opportunity to experience the beauty of an instrument that is used in a variety of ways. From personal enjoyment to professional playing, building a musical foundation helps to develop cognitive and developmental skills. Sign up now with one of our trained pianists and teachers for either 1/2 hour or 1 hour lessons. $65/mo (30 min/week) $110/mo (60 min/week)
CURRENT TEACHERS AVAILABLE:  Andrew Lyon, Rosalee Bailey

Private Guitar for Ages 12 and Up

Whether you are looking to cross this off of your bucket list or just want to learn a new and enjoyable skill, we at RAG are happy to offer our services.  Our talented music instructors have been educated in their specialized instrument, to give you the type of music learning that is best for you.  Sign up now with one of our trained guitarists for either 1/2 hour or 1 hour lessons. $65/mo (30 min/week) $110/mo (60 min/week)
CURRENT TEACHERS AVAILABLE:  Wes Frank Norman