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Iowa Western Community College

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Music

Classes

Beginning Blues Harmonica

This exciting workshop will get you jammin' the blues immediately! Play and have fun as you are introduced to many of the tricks and techniques used to make the harmonica laugh, cry, wail and scream! No previous musical experience is required - only a love of the blues and a desire to play the harmonica. A Key of C Major Diatonic harmonica is needed and is available for purchase the night of class from the instructor for $13. Instructional CD and handouts included in the course fee. Register for both Harmonica classes for a discounted tuition of $70. Fee $39

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MUSIC 99*02 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus T 10/10/2017 7:45-9:15PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3361

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Beginning Folk Harmonica: Songs & Rhythms

Breathing is the foundation when playing the harmonica; and breathing correctly calms the body, mind and spirit. Join us as we take basic pop, folk and blues melodies and invigorate them with simple, but powerful techniques to make any song deeply expressive. No previous ability to read or play music required. A Key of C Major Diatonic harmonica is needed, and is available for purchase the night of class from the instructor for $13. Instructional CD and handouts included in the course fee. Register for both Harmonica classes for a discounted tuition of $70. Fee $39

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MUSIC 99*01 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus T 10/10/2017 6:00-7:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3361

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Online Learning

Whether you're looking for professional development or personal enrichment, these six-week online courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones. You'll spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course, and you'll be able to interact with them and with fellow students in lively online discussion areas. New sessions start every month, so you can sign up anytime. Upon completing a course with a passing score, you'll get an award of completion from your learning institution. Most courses start at $100! 

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Music Made Easy

If you enjoy music and would like to know more about what makes it work, this is the course for you. You'll gain a complete understanding of rhythm, melody, and harmony, and you'll be able to recognize pitches on the musical staff and on the keyboard.Your course begins with an introduction to rhythm and the various aspects of rhythm; including beat, meter, note, and rest values. You'll then learn about the role of melody in music, and you'll gain proficiency in identifying pitches by octave, building major scales, and understanding the role of keys in creating melodies.You'll explore the keyboard in full detail, with an emphasis on the structure of major scale and the signatures of major keys. And you'll understand the many significant contributions early music theorists made to our understanding of music. By the time you complete this comprehensive and full-featured course, you'll be able to read, write, and even play simple musical pieces on a keyboard. Cost $100
Register online at www.ed2go.com/iwcc 

Introduction to Guitar

Learn to play guitar, and become the musician you've always wanted to be! In these fun and informative lessons, you'll build basic guitar skills step-by-step with the help of hands-on exercises, audio and video recordings, and detailed illustrations.Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate student, this course will take your musical talent to the next level. By the time you're finished, you'll be well on your way to becoming a skilled guitar player. Cost $100 Register online at www.ed2go.com/iwcc