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ArtFare and its instructors are not liable for any injuries sustained while in class, or on the premises.  As with any fitness program, you should contact your physician for approval and any limitations you need to follow.  Please notify instructor(s) if you have any concerns about physical problems or injuries. Always work at your own pace.

Our instructors have met the critiria of a certified CSA.   ArtFare will offer an array of opportunities to instructors and the community. The new downtown location is ideal for both the instructional programming as well as a retail center.
 
ArtFare will offer life enriching workshops for adults and teens with a focus on an end product.

 

Speak Up! 

INCREASING CONFIDENCE & JOY IN PUBLIC SPEAKING FOR PERSONAL OR STAGE PURPOSES

Course Description: 

This course is designed to use improvisation and other theatre related skills to teach the students a variety of skills that will benefit the student in all future endeavors where public speaking and creative thinking skills will benefit them. Students will increase in confidence, creative thinking and public speaking skills, through a safe, supportive environment.

 Course Syllabus:

 Through this course: 

Students will learn the fundamentals of better communication.

Students will learn creative thinking skills and improvisation skills.

Students will learn critical listening skills.

Students will learn how to provide cooperation and support in a group setting.

Students will be encouraged to do public speaking in front of his/her fellow students.

Students will increase his/her public speaking skills beyond the classroom as a result of participation in this class.

Students will learn how to handle stage equipment.

Students will learn how to do stage set up.

 The students will have demonstrated for them: 

Techniques for warming up and setting stage for public speaking

Skills and techniques to assist the students in how to overcome the fear of public speaking

Technical stage skills having to do with the set/stage set-up

 

Fall Program-2005
 

For sceduling  and fees please call 520-903-0918

 

Classical Guitar 101

A beginners course in the rudiments of classical guitar playing.  This course adheres strictly to the Segovia technique - i.e., proper hand position and instrument positioning, and prepares the student for the highly challenging music of the solo classical guitar repertoire.  No prior musical experience or music reading skills are necessary as these topics are part of the curriculum.  Course requirements - a nylon string guitar. Course Difficulty - Easy.

 

Classical Guitar 201

This intermediate course picks up where CG 101 leaves off.  Students will learn the cycle of fifths and it’s application, with an emphasis on composition and the types of form used throughout this type of music.

Course Difficulty - Moderate.

 

Classical Guitar 301

This advanced course focuses primarily on the specialized techniques that are unique to the instrument such as artificial harmonics, rasquado and other flamenco style elements which are covered in depth.

Course Difficulty - Demanding.

 

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Classical Keyboard 101

A beginners course in the rudiments of classical piano/keyboard playing.  Students will learn the basic scales and chords used in classical music.  No prior musical experience or music reading skills are necessary as these topics are part of the curriculum.  Course requirements - an portable electronic keyboard.  Course Difficulty - Easy.

 

Classical Keyboard 201

This intermediate course picks up where JG 101 leaves off.  More challenging pieces are studied in this course, and techniques such as finger substitution for legato phrasing and thumb turns for position shifting are covered in depth.  Course Difficulty - Moderate.

 

Classical Keyboard 301

This advanced course focuses primarily on virtuoso piano.  Course Difficulty - Demanding.

 

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Jazz Guitar 101

A beginners course in the rudiments of jazz guitar for ensemble and solo playing.  Students will learn the basic scales and modes used in jazz music.  No prior musical experience or music reading skills are necessary as these topics are part of the curriculum.  Course requirements - an electric guitar and amplifier.  Course Difficulty - Easy.

 

Jazz Guitar 201

This intermediate course picks up where JG 101 leaves off.  Students will learn the cycle of fifths and it’s application, as well as chord comping and the systematized aspects of improvisation, and will begin to build a repertoire of standard tunes in the vernacular.  Course Difficulty - Moderate.

 

Jazz Guitar 301

This advanced course focuses primarily on solo playing, i.e. without a rhythm section, and will cover the topics of chord substitution, re-harmonization, and special emphasis will be placed on specific arrangements in the solo genre.  Course Difficulty - Demanding.

 

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Jazz Keyboard 101

A beginners course in the rudiments of jazz piano and organ for ensemble and solo playing.  Students will learn the basic scales and modes used in jazz music.  No prior musical experience or music reading skills are necessary as these topics are part of the curriculum.  Course requirements - an portable electronic keyboard.  Course Difficulty - Easy

 

Jazz Keyboard 201

This intermediate course picks up where JG 101 leaves off.  Students will learn the cycle of fifths and it’s application, as well as chord comping and the systematized aspects of improvisation, and will begin to build a repertoire of standard tunes in the vernacular.  Course Difficulty - Moderate.

 

Jazz Keyboard 301

This advanced course focuses primarily on solo playing, i.e. without a rhythm section, and will cover the topics of chord substitution, re-harmonization, and special emphasis will be placed on specific arrangements in the solo genre.  Course Difficulty - Demanding.

 

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Stick 101

A beginners course in the rudiments of technique for the ten and twelve string Chapman Stick.  This fascinating instrument now gaining in popularity is a true soloists instrument, and emphasis on solo performance starts on day one.  No prior musical experience or music reading skills are necessary as these topics are part of the curriculum.  Course requirements - a ten or twelve string Chapman Stick.  Difficulty - All Stick Courses Are Demanding.

 

Stick 210

This intermediate course picks up where Stick 101 leaves off.  Students will learn to read Staff Tab Notation, with emphasis on hand independence.  Course Difficulty - All Stick Courses Are Demanding.

 

Stick 301

This advanced course focuses primarily on the systematized aspects of improvisation as they apply to the instrument.  Course Difficulty - All Stick Courses Are Demanding.

Workshops Enrollments Made Available
    To Community Service Agencies!

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ArtFare Expands Services

 ArtFare/TMCAC in response to the needs of local Artist and Community are expanding its youth programing with a pilot workshop where Artist Instructors will  instruct children and teens in their respective fields, combining their efforts producing a collaborative end product. 
 
During the pilot program we are opening our workshops to include  Behavioral Health Service recipients.  Some of the services will be offered to teens enrolled in La Frontera, Providence Service Corporation and Pantano programs.
 
The Day of the Dead not just a parade and Winter Program ( Milagros and Gifts) with it's collaborative component allows for individual expression to be developed , creating a collaborative Performance Gala Event.

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