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Stand-up comedy, guitar, piano, singing and other fun music classes.

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Guitar 1 

ID:38527
Play along with songs you hear on the radio the very first week! Michael's play-along method is both effective and fun. We won’t promise that you’ll become a guitar master overnight, but you'll learn how to tune your guitar, read lead sheets (lyrics and chords), and create the notes on the instrument. You’ll also learn basic strumming and chords. Bring your guitar to class.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 2/24/2018, ending 4/14/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/10/2018, 3/31/2018)

Instructor : Michael Wilde 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $79.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 02/24/18

End date: 04/14/18



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Guitar 2 

ID:38528
Don’t fret! You can continue what you started in Guitar 1. Using your lead sheets form Guitar 1, review the basics of playing guitar, reading lead sheets and right-hand technique. Then get an overview of where to go from there - with things like more advanced bar chords, some basic scales, and improvising theory that can be applied toward playing simple songs you’ve heard on the radio. By the end of the course, you’ll be performing confidently for family and friends. Bring your guitar. Prerequisite: knowledge of notes on the first three frets of the guitar and basic open chords. Bring your guitar to class.

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 4/21/2018, ending 6/2/2018

Instructor : Michael Wilde 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $79.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 04/21/18

End date: 06/02/18



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Find the bold, genuine, confident person inside you! Improv training is a wonderful way to overcome social anxiety and your inner critic. Get comfortable expressing yourself—plus enhance your memory, focus, courage, creativity and spontaneity. We'll use games, exercises, and other activities designed to help you express yourself freely, all in a supportive environment. Learn to think on your feet in any situation. Skills gained are great life skills for leadership, business, social, and family settings. If you're feeling apprehensive or have questions about this class, you may email Matthew at matt@mattgaffneyexperience.com

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 3/6/2018, ending 3/27/2018

Instructor : Matthew Gaffney 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 03/06/18

End date: 03/27/18



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"...the best comedy class I've ever taken."    ~ Jaimsyne Blakely "I keep taking it over and over again."   ~ William D. Ruffin   “He knows how to make you funny!” Student evaluations are also full of words like supportive, encouraging, and positive. If you’re interested in performing, writing or producing comedy, award-winning stand-up comic Barry Weisenberg can do for you what he’s done for so many. Learn the fundamentals of stand-up comedy technique, nuances, joke construction, comedic theory, marketing, and producing your own comedy show. Also learn ways to improve material you already have, performance tips (including how to relax before going on stage), how to read an audience and work a crowd, using attitude in your act. Get constructive feedback as you put your routine together, then showcase your talents for family and friends at a graduation performance at a comedy club. *$15 comedy room rental fee, due at registration.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 2/24/2018, ending 3/24/2018

Instructor : Barry Weisenberg 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $15.00

Start date: 02/24/18

End date: 03/24/18



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