CLASSEs: Sep 18 - Dec 12, 2020

Beginning Piano Exploratorium -

Junior Edition

September 18 - December 12

Saturdays 12:00pm-12:50pm PT

Ages 7-10

Jump start your introduction to piano in a supportive, guided environment. Parent zoom room supervision required.

Materials: Piano or keyboard (weighted keys), Starter kit sheet music link

Mix it Up, Learn to Belt - Teen Pop/ Musical Theater Vocal Lab

September 18 - December 12

Saturdays 10:00am-10:50am PT

Ages 12-18

Belt in a healthy and sustainable way for pop and musical theater. Learn “the vocal mix” -the anatomy, breath, and coordination in a supportive environment. Basic music reading ability is helpful (ability to follow a music score), but not required. 

Materials: Access to a web browser/ tablet, Piano or piano keyboard app, Scribd app recommended for sheet music library link

Beginning Piano for Tweens and Teens

September 18 - December 12

Saturdays 9:00am-9:50am PT

Ages 10-15

Jump start your introduction to piano in a supportive, guided environment.

Materials: Piano or keyboard (weighted keys), Piano for Teens text link

Saturday Sing - Early Childhood Music Play

September 18 - December 12

Saturdays 8:30am-8:50am PT

Ages: infant- age 6 and their families

Sing out loud with your little ones, to create, laugh, dance, and share. This Fall we will focus on call and response, feelings, and five senses through our music making. 

Materials: Please bring your clapping hands, your stomping feet and your sing out loud voices! 

Where: Live via studio Instagram page, link (classes will be archived)

Cost: Free; donations accepted

Vocal Music Major

Boot Camp

September 18 - December 12

Fridays 5:00pm-5:50pm PT

Ages 15-19

Ear Training, Sightsinging, Diction, Acting and Critical text analysis, Solo repertoire vocal lab with the goal of preparation for college as a vocal music major. Concurrent study with a private voice teacher is highly encouraged. This class is intended to supplement your private study goals.

Materials: Access to a web browser/ tablet, Piano or piano keyboard app, Folk songs text link, Scribd app recommended for sheet music library link, Practical Theory text link, Pilates ring

Hymn-Singing Collaborative Project

September 18 - December 12

Sundays 12:00pm-12:50pm PT

Ages: All

In partnership with our family music guild that pre-pandemic provided music for St. Matthew’s Church, this is an ongoing weekly deep dive into hymns and their musical and spiritual offerings. Every Sunday is different, and every Sunday what all bring to the space uplifts in song and spirit. Don’t be shy about your singing voice, the class operates almost all on mute! Contact to Join!

Materials: Web browser, hymnal provided if one wishes

Cost: Free; donations accepted below:

3 Class Cost Options:
$275 (12 classes, no meeting Thanksgiving week)
$110 per 4 week session (9/18-10/9, 10/16-11/7,11/13-12/12)
$30/ individual class

Sign up anytime. Zoom link will be sent through email before session begins. Please purchase materials before class starts. No class Thanksgiving week.

For questions, contact Adriana

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Adriana Manfredi, MFA is a lifelong singer, pianist, music educator, and community music activist. After completing schooling at Oberlin Conservatory and CalArts (BMus./MFA), she settled in Long Beach in 2003 and has developed an adventurous and eclectic musical life singing for the Los Angeles Master Chorale at Disney Hall, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera, and has sung on various film scores with SAG-AFTRA singers (she can be heard on the scores of such films as Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6, Minions, The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker). Her students have been accepted at music programs worldwide, including the USC Thornton School of Music, CSU Long Beach, Mannes School of Music, the Manhattan School of Music, and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She has taught Music for Little Mozarts and has led early childhood music/ family music experiences since 2001, taught singing, collaborative music, theory and ear training for a 12 year tenure at the Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana (OCSA/Classical Voice conservatory), and currently maintains a private home studio (affiliated with the National Assocuation of Teachers of Singing and the Music Teachers Association of CA). She can be found spending time with her two sons, tap dancing (in fact, her tap shoes often make an appearance in music class), leading family coffeehouse singalongs, and teaching preschool music at two campuses of Little Sunshine House in Long Beach.

© 2020 Adriana Manfredi

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