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Approaching Arkansas State University from Johnson Ave., turn into the college on Caraway Road. The Eugene Smith building is across the road from the parking garage. There is a sign to identify the front of the building. Park in the parking garage, in any available visitor parking space, across the street from the Smith building.
Wednesday, April 18
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Instructor: David Haynes
No experience necessary & repeat students welcome.
A Workshop for Anyone Who Has Always Wanted to Play the Piano
Learn to play by chords. No experience necessary & repeat students welcome. If you yearn to experience the joy of playing piano, but don't want years of weekly lessons, this short course is for you. If you’re a true beginner in music, or an experienced note reader who wants to be freed from reading notes, in just one enjoyable session you can learn enough secrets of the trade to make piano playing a part of your life. This innovative approach shows you the easy way to play several songs right in class, and then develop your techniques on your own piano or keyboard using the CD provided by the instructor. You'll learn all the chords needed to play any song and get a healthy dose of insider secrets on how to embellish songs. This is an absolutely beginning class in chord piano techniques that will have you playing your favorite songs soon after only one session. It’s a proven fun and relaxed approach to professional-style playing. No one will be embarrassed or put on the spot in class. People are amazed at how much they learn in just one session!
Cost: $55 prepaid to ASU plus a $25 material fee paid in class to instructor for a 32-page book and a 68-minute practice CD.
Instructor: David Haynes has taught music for over 30 years, and enjoys inspiring thousands of people in his classes all over the eastern United States with his enthusiasm and love of music. Prepare for a wonderful and dynamic experience while learning “Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People.” David holds a Master’s of Music degree (M.Mus.Ed.) from Andrews University.
Note: This activity is a non-academic, non-degree seeking workshop offered as a community outreach initiative and is not affiliated with the university’s degree credit programs. This class is not endorsed by the College of Fine Arts.