Music Theory II with Dr. Kevin McKinney January
Harmony, part-writing, counterpoint, arranging. Learn how to put different parts together to create a greater whole. Instructor will be in contact to set up dates and times once you have registered.
A message from Dr. Kevin McKinney (Click here)
Beginning Piano with Dr. Kevin McKinney January
Learn to play piano and to read standard notation at the same time! Systematic, time-tested approach makes it easy. No book needed; teacher will provide lesson sheets to download and print. Instructor will be in contact to set up dates and times once you have registered.
Voice Lessons with Amanda Britt (Online)
Amanda Britt is a graduate of Winthrop University. She studied Opera, Musical Theatre and Classical Music. Amanda has been performing in shows at the AC for 4 years and teaches several Musical Theatre classes for all ages. She has been the musical director for the AC’s children’s shows for the last 4 years. Amanda is also available to teach music theory. Classes are paid for by the month. The teacher will contact students as to days and times once they have registered. (ages 8 to adult)
Band instruments with Ike Pitts
Ike Pitts has taught for 6 years in the Kershaw County School District most recently teaching 6th, 7th, and 8th grade bands at North Central Middle School and serving as the assistant director for the Silver Knights Marching Band at North Central High School. Ike also serves as organist and accompanist at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden.
Ike is a product of Kershaw County - a graduate of Camden High School. He received a degree in music from Newberry College and a degree in music education from Winthrop University.
Instructor will be in contact to set up dates and times once you have registered.
Paint Projects for Kids with Miss Jessie Age 4-9
Each week Miss Jessie will bring you a new paint project. She will teach you step by step how to bring your painting to life. The teacher will be in touch with the students/parents to let then know when and where to find the lessons once you have registered.
How to Read Music All ages with Amanda Britt
In this class you will learn how to read music. We will cover everything from basic music theory to how to find your notes on the piano. Knowing how to read music is very important if you want to be in a musical or a choir. It is also important for anyone interested in music. This is for all levels of readers. Some of this will be a review for some and brand new for others! Sunday (4 weeks) 6pm to 7pm
Brass Instruments with Dr. Kevin McKinney January
Improve your playing with better embouchure, technique, reading, efficient practice, and musicianship. Detailed curriculum based on student’s needs and goals. Get better fast! Instructor will be in contact to set up dates and times once you have registered.
Voice Lessons with Jaston Hawes January
Jaston Hawes graduated from the USC/Columbia earning a Performance Certificate in Voice as well as his B.A. in Music Education (K-12). He earned his Masters in Choral Conducting (under the direction of Dr. Larry Wyatt and Dr. Alicia Walker) and served as the assistant Director of the Dutch Fork Choral society). Jaston has acted as the music director for musicals at the AC for the last 3 years and teaches General Music Education for Kershaw County Public Schools. Classes are paid for by the month. The teacher will contact students as to days and times once they have registered. (ages 8 to adult)
Musicianship with Dr Kevin McKinney January
Build the ability to recognize and understand basic elements of music; learn to read notation and to “see what you hear, and hear what you see.” You’ll sing from notation, play games that sharpen your sense of rhythm, and learn the language of music. May be combined with basic keyboard or guitar. Instructor will be in contact to set up dates and times once you have registered.
Songwriting/Composition with Dr. Kevin McKinney January
Learn to write your own songs, or sharpen your existing skills. Create lyrics, chords, beats, or melodies as unique as you are. All skill levels welcome. Instructor will be in contact to set up dates and times once you have registered.
Piano Lessons with Jaston Hawes January
Covid Protocols for in person classes
Music Theory I with Dr. Kevin McKinney January
Learn the fundamental building blocks of music! Notation of pitch and rhythm, scales, intervals, chords, basic harmony. Instructor will be in contact to set up dates and times once you have registered.
Creating a Self Portrait with Lori Isom
Learn the basics of creating a self-portrait. We'll be using charcoal sticks (to make learning how to shade easy), and white Bristol paper.
6 weeks (30 minute sessions). Class size 4-10 students; Ages 13 and up. Instructor will be in contact to provide links for the class once you have registered.
Click for video for a message from Lori Isom!
Beginning Guitar with Dr. Kevin McKinney January
Learn to play guitar and to read standard notation at the same time! Systematic, time-tested approach makes it easy. No book needed; teacher will provide lesson sheets to download and print. Instructor will be in contact to set up dates and times once you have registered.
Project: Photo with Richard Kiraly
This series is for Ages 10 through Adult.
Entry-Level Class: designed to be fun and interactive - students work independently (parental supervision recommended for minors).
Each session will focus on one single theme, technique, or subject. Students will be given a photo assignment weekly and will take the whole week to complete a final piece or pieces. Sessions will be a live online (Zoom) session, which will include a presentation and review of the piece(s), discussion, and constructive critique, followed by a new Mission.
Each session is designed to be modular so that students can take on a single project, or a series of projects. Pricing is available per-class or per-four week session. Can't make the LIVE Session time slot? Purchase the Single-Class option for access to the recorded sessions at your convenience. Projects will continue indefinitely as long as there is interest.
All equipment is allowed. There are no special supplies or equipment required other than access to a portable camera such as a cell phone, laptop, instant, film, digital, or video camera. This series is for ages 10 and up.
Richard Kiraly is a photographer who's primary goal is to celebrate and document the Arts in all of its forms. A South Carolina resident since 2001, he has worked with Town Theatre, Trustus Theatre, and The Arts Center of Kershaw County to spotlight theatrical art and artists from all over the state and beyond.
Voice Lessons with Jaston Hawes February
Piano Lessons with Jaston Hawes February
Music Classroom protocols for in person lessons
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