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Music Programs

The Champaign Park District offers music programs at Springer Cultural Center. View our opportunities below. Please see our Program Guide for our current music related programming.

2017 Parent Information & Participant Forms

 

Individual Guitar or Bass Lessons

Ages 8+
These one-on-one guitar or bass lessons will provide instruction on theory, chord structure, melody, and popular song structure. This course is great for those who are just beginning to those just wanting to jam. They are individualized to fit your particular goals. Lessons are 30 minutes in length and meet once per week. Please bring your guitar or bass to class. Students who wish to have a longer private lesson may register for more than one time slot.

Registration only taken at the Springer Cultural Center. No online registration available for this program.

Individual Drum Lessons

Ages 8+
These one-on-one drum lessons are designed for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. All styles including rock, jazz, funk, Latin, and blues are taught. Lessons are 30 minutes in length and meet once per week. A drum set is available for the lessons, but a drum pad and sticks are recommended for students to purchase for practice. Students who wish to have a longer private lesson may register for more than one time slot.

Registration only taken at the Springer Cultural Center. No online registration available for this program.

CUperStars

Ages 13-19
The Champaign Park District has teamed up with Champaign Urbana Area Project to bring you CUperStars Competition! CUperStars (pronounced “Superstars”) is a local “American Idol” style talent competition that has been showcasing youth ages 13-19 for nine years. More than a talent show, CUperStars is also an enrichment program in which the selected contestants will have the opportunity to work with vocal and performance coaches and display their talent at various venues and events throughout the community including the Taste of Champaign-Urbana. Keep an ear out for your chance to hear one of these great vocalists
Questions: Patricia Avery, 217-373-2827 (office), 217-766-3059 (cell) or email patricicavery@gmail.com

Youth Theatre

See the Youth Theatre page.

Concerts

Bach’s Lunch – Savor the harmonious atmosphere of the Bach’s Lunch Concert Series. Over the lunch hour (from noon-1pm), performances featuring classical, jazz, and world music transpire in the Historical Lobby of the Springer Cultural Center. Bring your own lunch. All ages are welcome, and there is no charge for this event. Click Here for more information.

 

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