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Guitar/Ukulele/Mandolin Lessons- FALL 2021 MONDAYS @ OSCAR HOWE Bryan Jensen

Dates: October 4 - December 13, 2021

Meets: M from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Location: Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

Registration Fee: $144.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Online registration is not available at this time. Please contact our office for more information.

Support Person: Community Education  Phone: 605-367-7999  Email: sfsdcommunityed@k12.sd.us

Music lessons spur emotional and behavioral growth for all ages! Join our trained guitar instructor for weekly individual ½ hour lessons. Students will need to purchase instruction book(s) and have access to guitar to practice and to bring to lessons. Whether a beginner or continuing your music endeavors - train the brain! " Develops fine motor skills

" Develops attention skills, anxiety management and emotional control

" Improves verbal memory and literacy

" Benefits brain plasticity throughout a lifespan

" Develops multisensory processing skills

" Increases blood flow in the brain

" Reduces academic achievement gaps

Notes:

**No lessons on Monday, October 11th (Native American Day), and October 18th (conferences).

Guitar/Ukulele Lessons- FALL 2021 MONDAYS @ OSCAR HOWE Bryan Jensen

1 10/04/21 Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

2 10/25/21 Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

3 11/01/21 Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

4 11/08/21 Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

5 11/15/21 Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

6 11/22/21 Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

7 11/29/21 Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

8 12/06/21 Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

9 12/13/21 Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

Oscar Howe Elementary

2801 S. Valley View Road

Sioux Falls, SD

Oscar Howe Elementary
2801 S Valley View Road
Sioux Falls, SD 

MAP & DIRECTIONS Lessons will be held in Room #198

Please use Front Door A. Park in the parking lot and enter on the east side of the building. Doors will be locked due to security reasons, so the instructor will meet the student there for the allotted lesson time. Please Drop off & Pick up at the same entrance. At times, lessons may run a few minutes behind schedule. Thank you for understanding.

Please Note: Students need to be supervised at all times and cannot roam the halls until their lesson time.

Students will need: 8x11 notebook for teacher to write assignments. Acoustic or electric guitar! Please bring your guitar to every lesson. Students with an electric guitar must bring their own small amp.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO HAVE YOUR STUDENT PRACTICE EACH WEEK and check in with the instructor to discuss your child's progress.

If parents/guardians would like to sit outside classroom during student's lesson time, please let the instructor know and they can get a chair(s) for you.

Tuner https://www.amazon.com/Snark-SN1-Guitar-Tuner-Blue/dp/B003VWJ2K8 Guitar students: https://www.amazon.com/Essential-Elements-Guitar-Comprehensive-Method/dp/142345362X https://www.amazon.com/Essential-Elements-Guitar-Book-2/dp/1480350818/ Ukulele students: https://www.amazon.com/Ukulele-Chord-Dictionary-Handy-Alfred/dp/0882842080 https://www.amazon.com/Essential-Elements-Ukulele-Method-Comprehensive/dp/1480393886 https://www.amazon.com/Essential-Elements-Ukulele-Method-Ensemble/dp/1480395986 Mandolin students: https://www.amazon.com/Mandolin-Chord-Book-Compact-Reference/dp/0825622964/ https://www.amazon.com/Alfreds-Teach-Yourself-Play-Mandolin/dp/0739002864/ If you are a student that has taken lessons before and has books that you have been working out of, please bring to lessons and Bryan will assess.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR KIDS INC. STUDENTS: If your child will be going to lessons from Kids Inc. please notify the Kids Inc. instructors. We always send them the roster before the session begins, however, it would be helpful if you reminded them as well. Also, please let your child know that the instructor will accompany them to and from Kids Inc. FYI: The instructor is required to sign their students out of Kids Inc. on the 'Teacher Sign-Out Sheet' so that all Kids Inc. instructors know where the child is.

*Please notify Community Education if you will not be able to attend a lesson so that the instructor is aware of this.
*There are no refunds for missed lessons. If Community Education needs to cancel lessons, then you would either receive a reschedule date or refund for the cancelled lesson.

Music Lessons Cancellation Policy Community Education Music Lesson Policy: If you are unable to attend the semester of lessons as planned, you must call the Community Education office at least three (3) business days prior to your first lesson. With three (3) business day notice, we will be happy to transfer you to another available lesson time or apply a full class credit to your Community Education account to use towards another Community Education class. No refunds for missed lessons. *Class credits expire after one year and cannot be redeemed for cash.

Fee: $144.00

Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

Oscar Howe Elementary
2801 S Valley View Road
Sioux Falls, SD 

MAP & DIRECTIONS

Bryan Jensen


Bryan, a lifelong South Dakotan, is a multi-instrumentalist who has 20 years of experience playing guitar, bass, ukulele, mandolin, piano and violin. As someone who has learned a variety of instruments, he knows how important it is to encourage and support a student while at the same time making music and learning enjoyable. This has given Bryan a unique and comprehensive approach teaching how to learn an instrument and appreciating all genres of music. Bryan is a firm believer that learning an instrument is one of the most fulfilling and beneficial endeavors a person can take on. Numerous studies have shown the long term benefits of learning an instrument and it's Bryan's goal to make sure you get the most out of your experience while still having fun. Lessons will draw from pop music, rock & roll, country, jazz, oldies, blues and punk. Your child as a student will learn: chord formation & progression, rhythm, music theory, how to read sheet music and tablature, song structure, ear training, and many other practical skills and exercises!
Date Day Time Location
10/04/2021Monday4 PM to 6:30 PM Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198
10/25/2021Monday4 PM to 6:30 PM Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198
11/01/2021Monday4 PM to 6:30 PM Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198
11/08/2021Monday4 PM to 6:30 PM Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198
11/15/2021Monday4 PM to 6:30 PM Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198
11/22/2021Monday4 PM to 6:30 PM Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198
11/29/2021Monday4 PM to 6:30 PM Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198
12/06/2021MondayM from 4 PM to 6:30 PM Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198
12/13/2021MondayM from 4 PM to 6:30 PM Oscar Howe Elementary Room #198

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