Ensembles & Classes

Centennial Hall Jazz Band with Zach Lange

Meets on Mondays 7:00-8:15.  Must have 2+ years private lesson / playing experience
Guitar, Bass, Saxophone, Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Drums, Keyboards

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!

SAM “Bravo Ensemble” with Christine Petrucci

This is an eclectic small ensemble experience for intermediate and advanced students who play violin, viola, cello, piano and wind instruments. We will learn light classical, Latin, jazz, seasonal music and show tunes. We will strive to enlighten our musical ears for intonation and harmonic balance while tackling new forms of rhythm. All without the fear of making mistakes with honest work and great fun! At least one performance per semester.

Fall 2018 Semester: 9 Thursdays 5 -6 pm.

Sep 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 18, Nov 1, 15, 29, Dec 6

$175 non SAM students,    $157 for existing SAM Students.

Ukulele by Donation with Jamie Sokolowski

Meets Thursdays 10:00-1:00 PM and Thursdays 4:30-5:30
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.

Rock Band with Jake Smith

Meets Wednesdays 4:00-5:00. Three sessions Aug 1, 8, 15

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Singers and Keyboards. Must have 1 year of private lessons (ages 12 – 16).

Guitar Classes with John Webb

Meets Tuesdays Jul 10 – Aug 8

4:00-4:45 PM Guitar classes for young beginners (ages 6-9)

5:00-5:45 PM Guitar classes for tween & teen beginners (ages 10-14)

6:00-7:00 PM Guitar classes for adult beginners (ages 15+)

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.

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 726

North Hampton, NH 03862