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Group Classes & Combos

Minimum/Maximum enrollment is required for all group classes. Please enroll in classes as early as possible to secure a spot, and to enable us to determine if enrollment figures have been met to hold the class. In case of cancellation of any class, all students already enrolled will be notified immediately.


Piano for Fun logo
FOR ADULTS (18 and older)
Fall 2021
Registration opens: September 21st, 2021

Instructor
Dr. Hooi Yin Boey

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Piano for Fun designed for adult students who are interested in playing the piano for their own enjoyment. Lessons are taught in a group setting, enabling students to experience the fun and incentive of learning together with others. The instructor focuses on the abilities of each person within the group, and offers suggestions and options so that members can learn within their own comfort zone. At all levels a wide variety of styles of music is included, with work on chords as well as traditional music reading. Two levels are offered for this semester.


Capacity
To prioritize the health of our faculty, staff, and patrons, this group class will have a maximum capacity of 6 students. First come, first served. We ask that you respect our response to COVID-19 and wear a mask for the full duration of instruction.


Duration

8 Weeks, October 5, 2021 - November 23, 2021
Room 2075

Level 1: I Want to Learn to Play the Piano
For beginners who have no previous or limited experience
Tuesdays, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM, Room 2075


Level 2: I Want to Continue Learning to Play the Piano
For students who have completed the first level or students who have some prior experience

Tuesdays, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Room 2075


Cost
$120.00 +  $10.00 processing fee for either Level 1 or Level 2

$200.00 +  $10.00 processing fee for both Level 1 and Level 2

*there may be an additional in-class fee or request to purchase material


Harp On It! logo
FOR ELEMENTARY, OLDER YOUTH, ADULTS, AND SENIORS
Fall 2021
Registration opens: September 21, 2021

Instructor:
Prof. Christine Mazza

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Duration:
6 Weeks, October 4, 2021 - November 8, 2021
Room 1074

*The days and time of this class are a mutual agreement between the instructor and the student(s).*

 

This class is open to all age groups, with a limit of 2 students per class, and catered to student needs and scheduling.
No musical background is necessary. Students will study hand position and simple tunes. Materials are included. One hour daily practice time on the WVU Lyon Healy Troubadour harp is available for an additional $45 fee and $50 key deposit ($50 key deposit to be refunded on key return).


Cost:  $90.00 + $10.00 processing fee for either 6-30 minute private lessons or 6-60 minute group class for 2 students


DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Digital Photography Picture


For Ages: 13-adult

Fall 2021
Registration opens: September 21, 2021

Instructor:
Dr. David Bess, Award-winning Photographer/Artist Instructor

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Duration:
6 Weeks, September 30, 2021 - November 4, 2021
Room 3113

Learn how to get the most out of your digital camera. In this informative class students will learn how to most effectively capture those once-in-a-lifetime moments. This course will emphasize basic photographic skills including equipment, lenses, focusing, ISO, depth of field, shooting modes, using artificial light, composition, and basic editing on computer. Students must provide their own digital cameras. Students’ cameras must have the capacity for shooting in the following exposure modes: aperture priority, shutter priority, and manual.


Cost:  $135.00+ $10.00 processing fee


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Spring 2022

Duration:
12 Weeks, February 3, 2022 - April 21, 2022


Learn how to get the most out of your digital camera. In this informative class students will learn how to most effectively capture those once-in-a-lifetime moments. This course will emphasize basic photographic skills including equipment, lenses, focusing, ISO, depth of field, shooting modes, using artificial light, composition, and basic editing on computer. Students must provide their own digital cameras. Students’ cameras must have the capacity for shooting in the following exposure modes: aperture priority, shutter priority, and manual.


Level 2 is designed for those who have completed an introductory photography course and wish to continue to expand their skills as digital photographers. Course content will be based largely on students expressed needs and goals. Content may include, but will not be limited to, advanced composition, lighting, metering, and editing, as well as sports photography, nature photography, and studio photography. Students in this class will be invited to shadow Dr Bess during professional photo shoots. The course will be limited to a maximum of six students so that the instructor can provide as much individual attention as possible.


NOTE

To attend only the Digital Photography Level 2 class, you must either be a returning student who has completed the Level 1 course or be registered for the 12-week Spring 2022 bundle (Level 1 + Level 2). Selected community members can attend only the Level 2 class, after sending their portfolio to Dr. David Bess for evaluation.

 

Cost:  $131.00+ $10.00 processing fee (for Level 1 or Level 2)
           $220.00 + $10.00 processing fee (for Level 1 and Level 2 bundle)