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Beginning Guitar
 
Students will learn the basics of playing guitar chords and reading notes in a variety of musical styles in a group environment. Learn how to care for the guitar and tune the instrument properly. Students will learn some basic music theory, with discussion of intervals, chord structure, and scales. Students should bring their own instruments to class.


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BGUIT
Cohn School
121
18 - &up Moore 9/9 - 11/25 Mo 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $89.00 View 14

Beginning Ukulele
 
Bring your ukulele and join the “ukegroup”. Students will explore ukulele history, tuning, chords and strum patterns. Learn new tunes and note reading in a group setting. Students need an instrument, 3-ring binder and pencil.

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Ukulele
Cohn School
121
18 - &up Moore 9/3 - 10/1 Tu 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $45.00 View 19

Creative Personal Journaling
 
Studies have shown that keeping a private journal can help improve mental health and creativity, but finding the time to journal in today's hectic society is tough. Students will get the space & time to slow down and write while clearing their minds and releasing anxiety. Through a series of prompts and discussions, students will learn how to create their own unique journaling style, set goals and "Dreamscape." Bring your own personal journal and a pen.

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Jour
Cohn School
112
18 - &up Anderson 11/12 - 12/3 Tu 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM $25.00 View 8

Creative Writing
 
Discover creative writing abilities through imaginative and innovative activities. Exercises will include icebreakers, team building, power writing, progressive stories, writing prompts, peer review sessions, read aloud, and group discussion. Students will produce several types of writing; sharing with the group is encouraged.

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CRWRITE
Cohn School
117
18 - &up Writers 9/3 - 10/22 Tu 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM $40.00 View 1

Explore Nashville's Public Art
 

Great art isn’t just in museums. All over Nashville there are sculptures, murals, and pieces created to enhance our public places. While these artworks make bold visual statements, have you ever wondered about the stories behind them? Metro Arts staff will guide you through the city’s public art collection, exploring the artists, inspirations, materials, commissioning organizations, and ongoing care and conservation of our most notable pieces.

Note: This is an indoor “armchair tour” with slides. No walking is required. Artwork location information will be provided and participants are encouraged to visit artworks on their own.



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PublicArt
Cohn School
111
18 - &up Owens 9/10 - 10/1 Tu 06:00 PM - 07:15 PM $0.00 View 11

Film Scoring Basics
 

A class for composers of all abilities with little or no knowledge of scoring to picture and multi-media. The class specializes in distinct orchestration and compositional techniques that enable composers to write specifically for post-production projects. Students will also learn how to properly sync their original score to picture.



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FilmScore
Cohn School
117
18 - &up Madatian 10/29 - 12/3 Tu 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $90.00 View 13

How Films Tell Stories
 
Class will examine numerous scenes from films, discussing how film conveys the story through techniques of time manipulation, cinematography, editing, and sound.

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films
Wright Middle School
124
18 - &up Brown 9/10 - 11/5 Tu 07:00 PM - 08:15 PM $40.00 View 10

Instant Piano
 

Learn secrets of the trade to make piano playing a part of your life, learning chords, not notes. You will learn all the chords needed to play any pop song, any style, any key. Topics covered will include chords; musicians' shortcuts; how to derive all major, minor, and  7th chords, time signatures; simple techniques for counting; and how to substitute for 12,000 complex chords. Fee includes workbook.

Enrollment requirement: students must be able to find middle C and know the meaning of "Every Good Boy Does Fine" before attending class.



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Piano
Cohn School
111
18 - &up McMillan 10/22 - 10/22 Tu 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM $70.00 View 20

Intermediate Guitar
 
Do you already know your basic chords? Students continue developing on their prior knowledge of guitar by playing more challenging musical selections. Learn the basics of finger-style posture, playing in harmonics, and using a capo. Students will analyze vocal and piano music to determine chords to be played. Students must bring their own instrument.

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INTGUIT
Cohn School
121
18 - &up Moore 9/9 - 11/25 Mo 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM $89.00 View 22

Music as Memoir
 

Explore the intersection of music and memories to jumpstart your memoir, spice up your journal, or gift yourself some dedicated writing time. We’ll spin–and stream–tunes, sample a variety of personal narratives, and try framing our own stories with the music that makes them special. Be prepared to draft, workshop, polish, and share; just bring your groove, a favorite writing utensil, a dedicated notebook, and/or your laptop.

Please note: the date in the catalog is incorrect. This class ends December 9, not 29.



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MusicMemoir
Cohn School
117
18 - &up Malman 11/18 - 12/9 Mo 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM $40.00 View 12

Parenting Performing Artists
 
Participants will learn parenting strategies to successfully guide their pre-professional student's training, education, and professional development. Course will focus on communication, network building, personal branding, and creating channels for opportunity.

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Parenting
Cohn School
111
18 - &up Croushorn 9/9 - 9/16 Mo 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $30.00 View 20

Rhythm-Guitar Styles
 

Do you already know some chords and want to jam with friends and family? Upskill your current rhythm-guitar playing with four strums for your toolkit: easy-pop, country-rock, island and reggae. Student must bring an acoustic guitar, tuner, 3 picks, and a capo.

Note: Must play chords: A, A7, Am, B7, Bm, C, C7, D,D7, Dm, E, E7, Em, F, G. Students should purchase 8 Easy Right-Hand Guitar Styles, Vol. 1 ($25, plus free downloads) at the first meeting.



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Rhyth-Guitar
Cohn School
112
18 - &up Kerr 10/30 - 12/11 We 07:00 PM - 08:15 PM $45.00 View 11

Telling Your Life Story
 

This class is designed to evoke memories and personal stories in an effort to compose a life. Prompts are given to help participants sketch out the events, themes, and people of importance to them. This is not a critique-based writing workshop, but instead provides the time, space, and permission needed to tell the stories that need to be told.

 



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TellStory
Cohn School
121
18 - &up Lyles Wilson 10/15 - 11/5 Tu 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $35.00 View 7

TV Pre-Production
 
Your next step to becoming a producer! TV Production must be completed prior to attending. This class teaches you all of the elements of putting a series together, managing a studio, collaborating with crew, and becoming a NECAT Producer.

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TVPrePro
NECAT Network
Room 1
18 - &up Network 10/23 - 10/24 We Th 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM $50.00 View 1

TV Production
 
Students will learn all of the technical elements of working in a TV studio: Camera, Audio, Lights, Video Switcher, Teleprompter, Audio Mixing. You will also learn the Floor Director and Technical Director roles. Class is fun, interactive, and hands-on. Beginners welcome!

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TVPro
NECAT Network
Room 1
18 - &up Network 10/3 - 10/4 Th Fr 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM $0.00 View 0