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How to Play Piano or Guitar by Ear

$59

with Craig Coffman, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 10, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Class is held online using zoom.

Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music. A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing-all expressed in everyday language. This is an ideal follow-up to the “Instant Piano” or the “Instant Guitar” class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. Expand your musical horizons, and free yourself from sheet-music dependence, and be the life of the party! Prior experience with chords recommended. Fee includes the online book, online follow-up lessons, a recording of the class and an optional monthly question and answer session.  

Topics include:                                               

How to find the starting note                           

How to determine when chords change

How to predict the chord progression            

How chords help you find the correct melody

How the melody helps you find the correct chords       

How to learn songs from recordings

How to transpose                                       

The Universal Key Signature

How to use the Circle of Fifths                         

How to recognize the most common chord patterns

How to Play Piano or Guitar by Ear

$59

with Craig Coffman, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Nov 10, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music.  A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing-all expressed in everyday language.  This is an ideal follow-up to the “Instant Piano” or the “Instant Guitar class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument.  Expand your musical horizons, and free yourself from sheet-music dependence, and be the life of the party!  Prior experience with chords recommended.  Fee includes the online book, online follow-up lessons and an optional monthly question and answer session.   Class is held online using zoom. 

Thursday, Nov. 10, 6:30-9 p.m.

Living the Dream (New Introductory Price!)

$20

with (Dorothy) Anne Sirois, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Nov 10, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Living the Dream

Learn to recognize your real dreams and follow them, trust and rely on your intuitive voice in this guided journaling workshop led by Anne Sirois. There is so much content out there to absorb. We are inundated with information, but have little time to curate it into our lives. Join Anne as she creates a conversational community where you can listen to yourself and begin to sift through the decisions you face from a place of self-understanding.

Learn more about Anne’s practice at hazelmariesgarden.com.

Instructor: Anne Sirois

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

Location: Maranacook Community High School

Registration: New introductory price: $20

 

Try Out the Potter's Wheel

$40

with Joshua Rysted, MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Calendar Nov 11, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Experience working on the potter’s wheel in this two-hour session for adults. Working on the wheel is an age-old practice of using your hands and a spinning wheel to create useful and beautiful objects out of clay. You will learn the basics of centering the clay on the wheel, opening the form, and pulling up the walls to make everything from bowls to vases. Up to three completed pieces per person will be glazed in your choice of color and will be ready for pick up approximately two weeks after class. 

Full Course

MAINE DRIVING DYNAMICS, Age 65 & Over

$25

with Eddy Naples, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 12, 2022 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Sponsored by the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety, this five-hour course is designed to improve your defensive driving abilities, including collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits, and attitudes in a format that engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussion/participation. Those completing the course will receive a three point credit on their driving record. Students, aged 55 and older can receive a discount from their insurer. Best of all, we believe students will be safer drivers. Please provide your date of birth and driver’s license number on your registration form. Registration must be paid for this course by November 3. Please preregister as we need a minimum of 6 people to run this course. 

 

How to Enjoy A Poem

$50

with Valerie Lawson, Washington County Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 12, 2022 at 10 am

In this class we will discover ways to enjoy poetry; how to understand some of the tricks poets use with language, sound and image; and much more!

Instructor: Valerie Lawson

Class is online via Zoom

Requirements: Computer with a WIFI connection

Schedule: November 12th and 19th @ 10AM-11:30AM

Cost: $50

Please email classes@aetc.us for any questions

Windows 10 - Enjoy Navigating Your Windows 10 Computer 11.12.22

$20

with Michael Wilson, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 12, 2022 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week
Need help with your recently purchased computer? Your instructor will define and demonstrate the Windows 10 operating system and related features. See how to navigate the desktop, use the taskbar, and work with icons. Learn about apps and how they are organized in Windows 10 and use the start menu to explore even more features. (Not for Apple/Mac users.) Enter your instructor-led classroom with 3 simple clicks from your email!

HOW TO USE A SMART PHONE: NO YOU’RE NOT A DUMMY, SESSION 2

$8

with Megan Brown, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 14, 2022 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Afraid to ask someone how to use your phone? Don’t be! The truth is most of us “find out as we go”. Different phones often have the same things in different places. Let’s join forces and figure this out together! Please preregister as space is limited. 

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