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Beginning Photography, Chapter 1

Take the first steps to learning the triangle of exposure and how to control light to create great images. We will touch on the different elements of composition that can transform your images from casual snapshots to dynamic photographs. Bring your camera with a manual mode and its instruction manual to class. A valid email address and Internet access are also required for at-home projects. Instructor S. Janette Constantino, professional photographer, has a BFA and an Associates of Science in Digital Photography.

Beginning Photography, Chapter 2

If you have started taking the steps to controlling the triangle of exposure and know how to adjust aperture and shutter speed, you are ready for Chapter 2. There are so many elements of your camera to learn and explore, that can affect the quality of your images. Learn to control focus, metering and understanding your lenses. Bring your camera with a manual mode and its instruction manual to class. A valid email address and Internet access are also required for at-home projects. Instructor, S. Janette Constantino.

Country Dance

Get ready to impress as you learn a variety of Two-Step, Triple Two-Step and Country Swing steps that will prepare you for dancing to your favorite country songs. Whether they are fast, medium or slow songs you'll have choices when you hit the floor. These dances are fun and easy to learn! Instructor, Tammy Jones. Registration fee is per person. No partner required.

Fundamentals of Professional Songwriting

Part lecture and part workshop, this class covers applications of the writing process, using both lyric and melody. Topics include creative usage of vocabulary and themes for lyric composition, rhyme structure and meter, creation of original melodies using basic theory, performance and recording techniques, critical listening, publishing contracts and understanding of songwriting in the publishing and recording industries, as well as the culture at large. Instructor Renee' Coale Willis has over 30 years experience in the country music industry as a professional singer/songwriter. Her song, written for Sony artist Rick Trevino, obtained Platinum status. No discount.

Group Piano Level One (Adult)

A group piano class where students will learn the basics of music theory, music composition, technique, and performance confidence! Small electronic pianos will be provided along with sheet music and small prizes/incentives are given out to encourage practicing at home.

Group Piano Level Two (Adult)

A group piano class for students who have had some music instruction in the past where we will focus on advanced theory, rhythm, music composition. Students will be asked to take a basic music theory test upon admission and there will be a recital at the end of the programming. Small electric pianos will be provided, but students must have a piano/keyboard at home to practice with.

Hula- Dances of Hawaii (Level 1)

Learn how to dance to a popular song of Hawaii after studying basic steps of hula. Explore the 5 levels of traditional hula and how it can affect one’s life. Dance in a nurturing environment that encourages participants to continue moving. Attire for class: Leggings or sarongs, comfortable top, and hair away from face and shoulders.

Latin Mix

Salsa, Merengue and Cumbia are some of the hottest Latin American dances characterized by explosive movements and sensuous lively beat. Learn the basics to these essential dances to spice up your Latin moves. We will also learn how to combine these individual dances into one. Come enjoy these easy to learn fun dances and you might get hooked! This class is designed for beginners and is taught by Tammy Jones. Registration fee is per person. No partner required.



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