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York Adult Education



E-Learning

Intro to Google Drive & Google Docs

Free

with National Digital Equity Center

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 26, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Learn how to use Google's free cloud-based apps to create and store files online.

An active Gmail account.

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Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

$59

with Craig Coffman

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 14, 2022 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session on Feb 21, 2023

In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. Learn to play piano the way professionals do-using chords. The chord method is LOTS of fun and dramatically easier to learn than reading notes. Fee includes the online book, online follow up lessons, a recording of the class and also an optional periodic question and answer session. Class is held online using zoom and is partly hands on instruction and partly lecture demonstration.

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

$59

with Craig Coffman

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 15, 2022 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session on Feb 22, 2023

In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Fee includes the online book, online follow up lessons, a recording of the class and also an optional periodic question and answer session. Class is held online using zoom and is partly hands on instruction and partly lecture/demonstration. For ages 13+.

Chromebook Basics

Free

with National Digital Equity Center

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 15, 2022 at 7 pm

In this class, we will introduce you to the fundamentals of operating your Chromebook, look at how to navigate the platform, best use practices, and how to get more from your Chromebook.

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How to Play Piano or Guitar by Ear

$59

with Craig Coffman

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music. A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing-all expressed in everyday language. This is an ideal follow-up to the “Instant Piano” or the “Instant Guitar class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. Expand your musical horizons, and free yourself from sheet-music dependence, and be the life of the party! Prior experience with chords recommended. Fee includes the online book, online follow-up lessons and an optional monthly question and answer session.Class is held online using zoom. Topics include: How to find the starting note, How to determine when chords change, How to predict the chord progression, How chords help you find the correct melody, How the melody helps you find the correct chords, How to learn songs from recordings in all keys, How to transpose, The Universal Key Signature, How to use the Circle of Fifths, How to recognize the most common chord patterns





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