Performing Arts

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Monday, Oct 27, 2014
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A Conceptual Approach to Music Technology

October 27, 2014 to November 17, 2014 — 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Alex DiCicco

Learn live sound, recording, editing, and production concepts in ways you can apply to a variety of contexts. In this hands on class we will cover a variety of software platforms and hardware applications. Instruments, microphones, etc. will be provided for practice, but students are encouraged to bring their own materials as well. Topics include: setting up and operating a live sound stage with multiple mixes; recording guitars, singers, pianos and amplifiers; introduction to digital audio workstations and signal flow; post production basics including editing and adding effects; using technology to streamline creative tasks including song writing and composing with MIDI. Ages 13 and up welcome!

Sunday, Nov 2, 2014
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Making Toy Theatre

November 2, 2014 to December 14, 2014 — 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Morgan Kelly

Dating back to the early nineteenth century, Toy Theater, (or Paper Theater), is a form of miniature theater now seeing a resurgence among theater and film artists, with a number of international festivals, including one in NYC. In this one-of-a-kind class. You will design, build, and then perform with your very own toy theater! The class will culminate in a series of performances where students can share their toy creations. THIS CLASS QUALIFIES FOR OUR CREATIVE FAMILIES PRICING. No class 11/30.