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Parents, Take While You Wait
Dave Chisholm, Instructor
ages 21+

All classes below are on Saturdays from 10:00-11:00 am

Take these fun classes for a short 4-week session to get your feet wet and get your creative juices flowing! Parents of Hochstein students can register for these classes for only $5 per class meeting! Take one of these While You Wait! offerings below.

GarageBand 101 - October 1-22, 2016
Have you ever wanted to make your own music? Produce your own hip-hop beat? Add a soundtrack to a video? Whether you want to record a song you wrote or just goof around with music, now is your chance. Join Dave Chisholm in the Hochstein’s Music Lab for a four-week crash course in the Apple App Garageband. 

Help Your Kids Practice - October 29-November 19, 2016
This class is built for parents of kids enrolled in lessons or orchestra at Hochstein but who themselves have limited music experience. Designed to give parents a basic overview of the inner-workings of music notation, Help Your Kids Practice will also provide parents with strategies for encouraging, developing, and cultivating a practice routine for their kids. 

The Basics of Recording Music – January 14-February 4, 2017
Whether you want to record your child for an audition or for pedagogical purposes or you want to record a song in your heart, this class is for you. Join Dave Chisholm in the Hochstein’s Music Lab for a 4-week survey of recording and mixing techniques. Topics include: digital-analog interfaces, microphone selection and placement, and mixing techniques. Students will get ample hands-on time to record as a group. 

Music Theory for Parents/Adults - March 25-April 15, 2017
Have you ever heard a piece of music and been moved emotionally? Of course you have. Can you explain why? This class offers a nuts-and-bolts approach to music listening that involves the basics of music concepts such as tempo, meter, melody, and harmony. Let Dave Chisholm help demystify music for you and increase your understanding of this beautiful language. 

Topic TBA - April 29-May 20, 2017

FEE: $60 tuition per 4-week session. For students enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein, tuition is $44 per session. For parents of Hochstein students, reduced tuition is only $20 per session. (Fees are as of Fall 2016.)