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World Music

The World Music Department is a new department focused on the music traditions from around the world.

Percussion

November 29, 2022 – February 28, 2023
Tuesdays: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Instructors: Clarice Cast and Stevie Ray Hernandez
Tuition: $144

The course focuses on beginning techniques and rhythms as they apply to Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian percussion. The class incorporates the musical styles of son, rumba, salsa, latin-jazz, samba, bossa-nova, and merengue. Sticks and a drum practice pad required.

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November 29, 2022 – February 28, 2023
Tuesdays: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Instructors: Clarice Cast and Stevie Ray Hernandez
Tuition: $144

For those with previous experience, this course explores Latin percussion techniques while focusing on the rhythms of son, salsa, rumba, and samba.

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Although PCM will provide instruments during class, students will be required to purchase a practice drum pad and proper drum sticks.

November 29, 2022 – February 28, 2023
Tuesdays: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Instructors: Clarice Cast and Stevie Ray Hernandez
Tuition: $144

This class is open to anyone who enjoys drumming with others to create a sound experience while having fun. All levels are welcome and instruments will be provided.

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Although PCM will provide instruments during class, students will be required to purchase a practice drum pad and proper drum sticks.

Mariachi Pasadena!

November 28, 2022 – February 27, 2023
Mondays: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Instructor: Sarah Bauzá
Tuition: $144

Whether you are an experienced mariachi musician or looking to begin playing and singing for the first time, this is your chance to explore vocal technique and instrumental performance through mariachi standards in an ensemble setting. This includes learning songs and instrumental tunes from all over Mexico and Latin America.

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November 29, 2022 – February 28, 2023
Tuesdays: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Instructor: Sarah Bauzá
Tuition: $192

Mariachi Pasadena! students will learn to play and sing mariachi standards in an ensemble setting. This includes learning songs and instrumental tunes from all over Mexico and Latin America.

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