Music at the RAG!
Group Piano Workshop with Rosalee Bailey
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: Historical look at Music in Randolph County
Friday, August 17 5:00 pm- 8 pm
From Trinity to Bennet and Liberty to the Pisgah forest, Randolph County NC has been a central pivot point to the talented musical history of our state, as well as to the US. Join Mark Dillon, area expert in musical history, as he shares a rich culture of our local musical history and how these small towns influenced much of the music we hear today.
Sit back and enjoy as Mark gives you live examples of this rich music that still exists today.
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
PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS IN:
Voice, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Woodwinds, Brass and much more!
Contact us today and let us know what instrument you have been dreaming about learning!
Lessons are through the RAG Music Program and available in various locations around Randolph County. Lesson time and location will be arranged in advance between each music teacher and student. Time is ongoing based on student interest. Contact thill@randolphartsguild. com now to arrange for private lessons.
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 bring us on fun and exciting journey into this wonderful culture.
Beginning Guitar – 13 Week Course Ages 15+
Tuesdays starting April 3rd from 2:30-3:30pm
Thursdays starting April 5th 5:00-6:00pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play guitar? This13 week course for beginners in guitar is just for you! Each student must have their own guitar. $170 (members) / $180 (nonmember). Enroll now!
Music Theory Clinic
All 3hr clinics are $75 (members)/$80 (nonmembers) for Ages 10+
-Music Theory Class 4- Chords, Inversions and Progressions- Basics of reading and building chords of all types inversions of chords as well as progressions. Focuses on using and understanding chords in progressions in everyday life.
Saturday, April 14 from 10am-1pm
-Music Theory Class 5 – Melodic Harmonizations, Transposing Music and Analyzing Music
Saturday, May 19 from 10am-1pm
Are you interested in delving into what music really is? Do you want to learn the basics of reading music, identifying notes and keys and learning your scales? Or could you use a refresher in music theory? Let us teach you more about the fascinating world behind the music you play.
All classes are $75 (members)/$80 (nonmembers) for Ages 10+
-Voice Clinic 1- Breathing, Posture and General Vocal Health Saturday, April 21 from 10am-1pm
-Voice Clinic 2- Warming up, Learning the Material and Singing Clearly- Saturday, May 26 from 10am-1pm
-Voice Clinic 3- Music Preparation, Mental Preparation and Movement- Great Class for those preparing for auditions or performances! Saturday, June 16th from 10am-1pm
Whether you are a Singer or a Speaker, just like every other muscle, your vocal cords need constant TLC to stay in shape! We are offering you the opportunity to further your knowledge on the voice, how to use it properly and how to prepare for various situations.