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Music Group Classes

Piano

Beginning Piano Music (4-5yrs)

The comprehensive Music Funtime program is an action packed, fun introduction to the piano, rhythm instruments and reading musical notation. Students will receive a Music Funtime instrument bag that includes rhythm instruments and flashcards.

Each week students learn about musical note values, the musical alphabet and as the classes progress, they learn to play their first songs on the piano. Each student has their own keyboard to play in class. A piano or electronic keyboard is required for home practice. Class size: 4 students

4-5 years old


Beginning Piano (6-7yrs)

This Music FunTime class is designed for older beginners and to be a fun and dynamic approach to playing the piano and reading music. Included with the class are rhythm instruments and flashcards that are used to teach note reading in an interactive social setting. Once students have the basics, they progress through piano lesson books and learn to master the piano. Each student has their own keyboard to play in class. A piano or electronic keyboard is required for home practice. Class size: 4 students

6-7 years old



Guitar

Beginner Group Guitar Class (7-9yrs)

In this weekly class, beginners learn play the guitar in a fun, social setting. Students learn basic chords, popular songs, how to keep time in a group, and how to tune the guitar. They will quickly begin strumming chords to multiple songs while learning to read TAB & notation. The limited class size of 4 students allows for individual attention within the group dynamic. Students receive a Free Beginner Guitar Notebook and will be required to purchase an additional book.

7-9 years old



Rock Band

Beginner Rock Band Class (Ages 8-12yrs)

Previous music experience is not required to join this Rockin' 12 week Level 1/Beginner Course for students just starting out in music. Students learn to perform, improvise & compose using popular musical styles they know & love, including Rock; Pop; Reggae; Hip Hop & other modern styles. Instruments include piano, guitar, bass guitar & drums. Students will create a name for their band and learn skills such as song forms & chords; dynamics (loud/soft); rhythm styles & tempos. All while working towards a live performance at the end of the session.

Sessions: August 17th - Nov 4th; Nov 9th – Feb 10th ; Feb 15th – May 12th


Rock "Star" Rock Band Class (Ages 8-16yrs)

This is our Level 2/Intermediate rock band class for rock stars with 1-2 years of private lessons or prior rock band class experience. Students play in a band under the guidance of professional musicians with others of a similar skill level. Band members name their band, choose songs to learn & perform live at the end of the course! Past camps have featured music from bands such as: Beach Boys; Rolling Stones; Nirvana; Queen; Jason Mraz and others…. Instruments included: Piano, Guitar Bass Guitar, Vocals & Drums. Singers need to bring their own microphone to and from class.

Sessions: August 16th - Nov 3rd ; Nov 8th – Feb 9th ; Feb 14th – May 11th


Rock "Legend" Rock Band Class (Ages 11-16yrs)

Rock Legends is our Level 3/Advanced Rock Band Class for students with 2-4 years of private music lessons and prior rock band class experience. Class focuses on performing legendary songs exactly like the original bands, including stage presence. Students name their band, choose their songs and perform at the end of the session! Past camps have featured music from bands such as: AC/DC; Cream; The Beatles, Coldplay, Imagine Dragons; Nirvana; System of a Down and others…. Instruments included: Piano, Guitar Bass Guitar, Vocals & Drums. Singers need to bring their own microphone to and from class.

Sessions: August 18th - Nov 4th; Nov 10th – Feb 10th ; Feb 16th – May 12th



Who we are

Anchorage Music & Dance Center is celebrating 25 years of private & group music instruction and 10 years of dance!

Convenient

We are a unique school offering quality private & group music and dance classes at one convenient location. Multiple students from the same family can take private or group music lessons and dance classes on the same day. That means parents only have to drive to one location for everyone's lessons & classes. What a time saver for the entire family!

Homeschoolers

We work with most all homeschool & charter schools in the State of Alaska. We are a direct bill vendor which means we invoice the school, so there is no "out-of-pocket" expense for the family!

Our network of schools include: Family Partnership; Frontier Charter School; PAIDEIA; IDEA; Mat-Su Central; Twindly Bridge; Denali Peak, PACE, CyberLynx & Raven.

Don't see your school here? Contact us and we'll see if we can work with them too!