Upcoming Music Classes

    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    Piano Lessons with Jaston Hawes 

    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)

    Once you register, the teacher will contact you about lessons.

    All classes subject to following CDC covid19 guidelines.



    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • Music Studio
    Register

    Piano Lessons with Cheryl Black 

    Cheryl Black is a retired music teacher who has been giving private piano lessons for over 20 years. 

    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)

    All classes subject to following CDC covid19 guidelines.


    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    Songwriting/Composition with Dr. Kevin McKinney 

    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. 

    All classes subject to following CDC covid19 guidelines.

    A message from Dr. Kevin McKinney (Click here)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8odTXSblaM



    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    Beginning Guitar with Dr. Kevin McKinney 

    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.

    A message from Dr. Kevin McKinney (Click here)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8odTXSblaM

    All classes subject to following CDC covid19 guidelines.



    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    Music Theory I with Dr. Kevin McKinney

    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.

    A message from Dr. Kevin McKinney (Click here)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8odTXSblaM

    All classes subject to following CDC covid19 guidelines.




    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    Brass Instruments with Dr. Kevin McKinney 

    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.

    A message from Dr. Kevin McKinney (Click here)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8odTXSblaM

    All classes subject to following CDC covid19 guidelines.


    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    Musicianship with Dr Kevin McKinney 

    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.

    A message from Dr. Kevin McKinney (Click here)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8odTXSblaM

    All classes subject to following CDC covid19 guidelines.


    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    Beginning Piano with Dr. Kevin McKinney

    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.

    A message from Dr. Kevin McKinney (Click here)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8odTXSblaM

    All classes subject to following CDC covid19 guidelines.

    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    Voice Lessons with Jaston Hawes 

    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)

    Lessons will follow CDC for proper protocol
    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    Keyboard 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.

    Center will follow CDC for Covid19 Guidelines


    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register

    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.

    Instructor will be in contact to set up dates and times once you have registered.


    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • online
    Register


    Music Composition 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.

    Center will follow CDC for Covid19 guidelines

    • Wed, September 01, 2021
    • 3:30 PM
    • Thu, September 30, 2021
    • 6:00 PM
    • Music Room
    Register

    Violin (beginner to advanced) or viola (beginner) - We will study student’s choice of either Classical, Bluegrass, or Celtic music, while also establishing strong foundational skills utilized in all styles of violin/fiddle playing.

    Sarah Gavin is a violinist of 20 years proficient in Classical, Bluegrass, Irish and Scottish Celtic Fiddle performance and training. She studied violin at West Virginia University as well as the Music Life and Eastern Shore School of Music.  She is not only classically trained, but also trained in a variety of folk music.  She has orchestral and chamber experience with an extensive repertoire in all violin/fiddle genres for solo, orchestra and group. She has competition experience in Celtic and Bluegrass and is an experienced teacher of private and group lessons. Sarah’s bachelors in Japanese language and literature from Ohio State University and study abroad in Tokyo, Japan has provided her experience on Japanese traditional stringed instruments. Classes are paid for by the month. Once you register, the teacher will contact you about lesson times.

    All classes subject to CDC covid19 guidelines.


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