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EVENTS RESCHEDULED due to inclement weather:
Jazz and Puppet Show presented by ImagineJazz will be held on Apr 18th
FREE Conducting Workshop by Jan Pellant of the CDA Symphony will be Feb 7th
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Sing, Say Dance & Play classes for pre-school age kids!
Thursdays at 10:30 am and 4:00 pm. Next session begins January 23, 2020.


FREE Conducting Workshop by Coeur d’Alene Symphony director Jan Pellant
Friday, Feb 7th at 4 pm in the McNally Recital Hall here at HNMC!conductor workshop
Free to the community!

What makes conducting so important to any musical group.
What a conductor does behind the scenes.
Why conducting is the lifelong passion.
Who are the greatest conductors of all time?
How a student musician can become guest conductors of the Coeur d’Alene Symphony!
Discussing Coeur d’Alene Symphony’s unique sound.

Jan Pellant
As Music Director of the Lexington Chamber Orchestra and Artistic Director of the Coeur d’Alene Symphony, Mountain Lake Music Festival and Summer Music Nights at the Bohemian Forests, Jan Pellant has conducted the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra, Talich Chamber Orchestra, Pavel Haas Chamber…  www.janpellant.com


FREE Beginner’s Music Notation Workshop by April Young
Thursday, February 20th in the Conference Room at HNMC
Participants must already read music to attend this class. They also must come with a laptop (not a tablet, we use free software online). You may bring a melody you would like to notate if you wish (optional). The software we are using is MuseScore.


HNMC Student Recital
Sunday, Feb 16th at 3pm in the McNally Recital Hall
Come out and support our students and celebrate their progress. Refreshments to follow.


FREE Orff Music Workshop taught by Mary Ella VanVoorhis
Thursday, March 19th at 4pm in room 205 at HNMC
Explore, Create, Experience. A workshop open to everyone engaging mind and body through singing, dancing, acting and the use of percussion instruments.


FREE Exploratory Melodic Improvisation Workshop by Rachel Bade-McMurphy
Friday, March 20th at 5pm in the McNally Recital Hall here at HNMC!
Exploratory Melodic improvisation for beginners and intermediate performers of all ages and instrument types.  Consider how to improvise around the melody including drills and exercises on how to expand and change a theme, and introduction to key and scale based improvisation including tips for scale exploration and creative development.  Hands on – please bring your instruments, and a pencil.  No improvisation experience necessary – but must be willing to play, sing, try and trust.  


Jazz and Puppet Show
Saturday, April 18th at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm in HNMC’s McNally Recital Hall

Presented by ImagineJazz $5 Admission. Kids 12 and under are free. Profits will benefit Imagine Jazz & Holy Names Music Center

A Jazz concert & Puppet show in 1!

Featuring some local Spokane Students and led by jazz artists and teachers Rachel Bade-McMurphy and Laurent McKinley.

Show starts at 11am with kids games/snacks to follow.

Tickets available through Facebook event

*Pre-purchased tickets for the originally scheduled date will be applied towards this show OR ticket holders can receive a credit (in the amount paid) towards any other Imagine Jazz show including:

Jeremy Pelt Jan 15th
Jonathan Barber March 6th
Unsung Heroes April 25th
Greta Matassa May 8th
 
Email rachel@imaginejazz.org with any questions. 
 

HNMC Student Recital
Sunday, Apr 19th at 3pm in the McNally Recital Hall
Come out and support our students and celebrate their progress. Refreshments to follow.


HNMC Student Music fest Preparation Recital
Sunday, May 3rd at 3pm in the McNally Recital Hall
Musicfest standards expected. There will be no refreshments.


FREE Group Improvisation Workshop by Rachel Bade-McMurphy
Saturday, May 16th from 11am-2pm in the McNally Recital Hall here at HNMC!
Group Improvisation.  A workshop for all instruments, voices and genres. Intro to various group improvisation techniques including improvising to a single groove or vamp.  Modal and Diatonic (key based) exercises and and introduction to  conduction (hand signals).  All Ages and levels welcome including adults.  


Our deepest thanks to all who attended and contributed to our annual fundraiser
Starry Night in Paris in October 2019!

Thank you for your support of HNMC and our mission to provide quality instruction and performance opportunities for all!


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