Classes

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    • 11 Sep 2018
    • 21 May 2019
    • 27 sessions
    • Carlton Avenue School
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    Carlton Avenue School Intermediate Band 2018-19

    Tuesdays 2:50-3:40
    Open to 5th graders who have completed Beginning Band
    • 17 Sep 2018
    • 20 May 2019
    • 27 sessions
    • Carlton Avenue School
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    Carlton Avenue School Beginning Band 2018-19

    Mondays 2:50-3:40
    Open to 4th and 5th graders
    • 19 Sep 2018
    • 5:15 PM
    • 19 Dec 2018
    • 6:15 PM
    • Blach Middle School Band Room
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    Los Altos Community Jazz Band - Fall 2018

    Age: 6th – 8th grade
    Wednesdays 5:15-6:15pm
    Tuition: $175.00
    The Los Altos Community Jazz Band is a public jazz band class open to kids from 6th grade to 8th grade.  The class is sponsored by West Valley Music.  Students from Los Altos School District as well as surrounding school districts, private schools and home schoolers are welcome to come and participate.  All classes are held at Blach Intermediate School at 1120 Covington Road in Los Altos.

    Rehearsal times are from 5:15pm to 6:15pm every Wednesday during the school year from the third Wednesday in September until the last Wednesday in May.  Jazz band is not held during the summer.  If a school or legal holiday falls on a rehearsal Wednesday, jazz band is canceled for that day and will resume on the next Wednesday that school is back in session.

    Mr. Lewis can be contacted by emailing losaltoscommunityjazzband@gmail.com or vlewis@lasdschools.org or call/text Mr. Lewis at 408 422 9625

    *Exact dates subject to change
    • 03 Nov 2018
    • 15 Dec 2018
    • 6 sessions
    • West Valley Music
    • 4

    Beginning Guitar

    Ages 10 and up 
    Saturdays 1:15-2
    Instructor: Jim Witzel

    Intro to basic skills of playing guitar - chords, strumming, finger picking, sight reading and songs.  Students must provide their own instrument. Rentals are available at West Valley Music store.
    • 30 Nov 2018
    • 21 Dec 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • West Valley Music
    • 0
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    Beginning Ukulele (ages 10+)

    Instructor: Ernie Aguirre
    Fridays 6:30-7:15pm

    Just that ... the basics of playing the ukulele. Focus is on learning chords, strumming, and melodies through playing contemporary and traditional Hawaiian songs. Notes in the open position will be covered as well.

    Students must provide their own instrument. Ukuleles are available for purchase at West Valley Music.


    • 10 Jan 2019
    • 21 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • West Valley Music
    • 6
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    Beginning Guitar

    Ages 10 and up 
    Thursdays :15-2
    Instructor: Tom Bockhold

    Intro to basic skills of playing guitar - chords, strumming, finger picking, sight reading and songs.  Students must provide their own instrument. Rentals are available at West Valley Music store.


    No class on February 14. Happy Valentines Day!

    • 11 Jan 2019
    • 01 Feb 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • West Valley Music
    • 6
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    Beginning Ukulele (ages 10+)

    Instructor: Ernie Aguirre
    Fridays 6:30-7:15pm

    Just that ... the basics of playing the ukulele. Focus is on learning chords, strumming, and melodies through playing contemporary and traditional Hawaiian songs. Notes in the open position will be covered as well.

    Students must provide their own instrument. Ukuleles are available for purchase at West Valley Music.

    • 12 Jan 2019
    • 16 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • West Valley Music
    • 6
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    Beginning Guitar

    Ages 10 and up 
    Saturdays 1:15-2
    Instructor: Jim Witzel

    Intro to basic skills of playing guitar - chords, strumming, finger picking, sight reading and songs.  Students must provide their own instrument. Rentals are available at West Valley Music store.