This course explores painting materials, technique and concepts with a focus on capturing realistic works from direct observation. Learn the basics of color mixing, application techniques and composition. You may choose to work in acrylic or oil as you paint still life set ups and live models.
Learn to capture the essence of any subject matter. You will learn perspective, proportions, as well as how to construct an underpainting. As the course progresses, class long setups will provide you the opportunity to explore the use of different painting mediums and techniques.
What will you do in class?
The bulk of class time will be dedicated to working from observation, demonstrations will be given.
Individual as well as group critiques will occur every class
A still life setup will be present during all class sessions, you will complete assignments at home.
This course is a wonderful way to participate in the study of voice in a group setting which will build confidence and technique. Class will deal with basic vocal techniques for beginners, including positive breathing habits, posture, good diction, phrasing, interpretation of song literature, resonation, tone, production and diction. Both group and individual singing of simple vocalises and songs are part of each week's class work. Various singing techniques are covered, including singing with a microphone.
This workshop provides a basic foundation into the craft of singing for all participants, regardless of experience, in a fun and welcoming environment.
Join us in the Kimmel Center’s Commonwealth Plaza for an hour of interactive fun! Kids learn the basics of Jazz & Musical Theater.
The Kimmel Center is the recipient of partnership funding through the nationally recognized PNC “Grow Up Great” program to help prepare children from birth to age five for success in school and life.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today.
Led by Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director, this remarkably versatile orchestra performs a vast repertoire ranging from original compositions and Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned works to rare historic compositions and masterworks by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Fletcher Henderson, Thelonious Monk, Mary Lou Williams, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Charles Mingus, and many others.
The JLCO has been the Jazz at Lincoln Center resident orchestra since 1988, performing and leading educational events in New York, across the United States, and around the globe. Alongside symphony orchestras, ballet troupes, local students, and an ever-expanding roster of guest artists, the JLCO has toured over 300 cities across six continents.
Heat up the Kimmel Center each month at La NOCHE! Experience the hottest live bands as you turn up the steam on the dance floor, led by host/dance leader Kevin Ngo. Enjoy the sexy rhythms of The Caribbean and Latin America as live bands serve up a caliente mix of music that really makes you want to move.
We kick off the party with The La NOCHE Band, led by master percussionist Arturo Stable. We then welcome a different guest group to light up the dance floor.
¡Baila a la música, bebe las cervezas!