Ensembles & Classes


Centennial Hall Jazz Band with Zach Lange

Meets on Mondays 7:15-8:30. Sixteen 75 minute sessions per semester.
Skill Level: Intermediate & Advanced

This ensemble reads through great charts from the standard jazz repertoire and performs around the Seacoast Area. Members will continue working with chord progressions, jazz harmonies and improvisation and learn how to play a creative and tasteful jazz solo while developing solid ensemble chops.

Fiddle Class with Laura King, special guests include Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki and Scott Haffercamp

Four Thursdays, 6:30-8:00. February 8, March 8, April 12 and May 10.
Non-SAM students: 1 session $25, all 4 for $90; SAM students: 1 session $20, all 4 for $76

Each jam session will include playing old favorites such as Old Joe Clark, Boil em’ Cabbage as well as more complex Irish and Scottish tunes.  Students are asked to come prepared to play a solo for the group of a favorite tune.  New tunes will also be explored and learned.  All levels welcome!

2018 Small Ensemble with Christine Petrucci


for Intermediate and Advanced players.

Repertoire: classical, popular, traditional and Latin jazz

Instrumentation: piano, violin, viola, cello, flute, clarinet

Eight Thursdays 5:00 – Feb 1, 15, Mar 8, 22, Apr 5, 19 May 3, 17 with a performance end of May

Sam students $144; non-SAM students $150

Ukulele by Donation with Cyndy Carlton

Meets Thursdays 4:30-5:30. Sixteen 60 minute sessions per semester.
Skill Level: Open to Everyone, No Musical Experience Required

A multi-generational instructional and performing ukulele group for parents, grandparents, and their children. Adults and children coming together to play music, open to all skill levels regardless of ability to read music.

Ukelyptus Ukulele Band with Cyndy Carlton

Meets Thursdays 10:00-11:00. Sixteen 60 minute sessions per semester.
Skill Level: Intermediate

A performing ukulele group that performs at community events around the Seacoast including Strawbery Banke, Calef’s Country Store, Centennial Hall, country fairs, festivals, senior centers, and more. Some prior experience and a great attitude required.

Seacoast Suzuki Strings

Meets Thursday 5:30-6:30. Twelve 60 minute sessions per semester.
Skill Level: All Skill Levels. Additional Weekly Private Lessons Required.

For dedicated string players who demonstrate the cornerstones of the Suzuki Method daily. In addition to weekly private lessons members must meet the following requirements in order to participate:

  1.  Listen to recordings of the music being studied daily.
  2.  A commitment to practice no less than five days a week.
  3.  Attend weekly group and theory classes in addition to weekly private lessons.
  4.  Must attend 3-5 performances per year.
  5.  Parental involvement in both lessons and at home practice for students under the age of 10.

Group classes will cover technique, musical communication, musicianship, intonation, chamber music, and music theory.

Get in touch


Email:

sam@seacoastacademyofmusic.org

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 726

North Hampton, NH 03862

Phone:

603-964-3660