Rock Valley College
CCE Music

Whether you want to join a community music group or learn a new instrument, we have something for you!

Click on any class below to learn more about it!

Current Term (Spring 2020)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
MUS-800-RV3
Community Band
4/16/20 - 4/16/20
Thur 6:45pm-9:00pm ERC 0214
3/30
MUS-800-KCDS
Old Towne Band
4/27/20 - 4/27/20
Mon 7:00pm-9:00pm KTSC BAND
12/30
MUS-800-RV2
Community Jazz Ensemble
4/29/20 - 4/29/20
Wed 6:45pm-8:30pm ERC 0214
16/30
MUS-800-RV
Community Orchestra
5/4/20 - 5/4/20
Mon 7:00pm-9:15pm ERC 0214
5/30
MUS-800-RV4
Rock Valley Master Chorale
5/5/20 - 5/5/20
Tue 7:00pm-9:15pm OSCH CLSRM
6/30
MUS-800-BLL
Bagpipes 101
5/26/20 - 5/26/20
Tue 7:00pm-8:15pm BELL 001
13/30
Tue 7:00pm-8:15pm BELL 003
MUS-010-RV
Applied Music - Non Majors
5/31/20 - 5/31/20
RVC - Mulford Road TBA TBA
N/A
MUS-020-RV
Applied Music - Majors
5/31/20 - 5/31/20
RVC - Mulford Road TBA TBA
N/A

Upcoming Term (Summer 2020)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
MUS-800-RV7
Adult Beginning Piano V,vi,vii
6/8/20 - 8/10/20
Mon 6:45pm-7:45pm CLII G22
N/A
MUS-800-BLL
Bagpipes 101
6/9/20 - 8/25/20
Tue 7:00pm-8:15pm BELL 001
N/A
Tue 7:00pm-8:15pm BELL 003 N/A
MUS-800-RV8
Continuing Piano for Adults
6/9/20 - 8/11/20
Tue 10:30am-11:30am CLII G22
N/A
MUS-800-RV9
Beginning Piano for Adults I
6/9/20 - 8/11/20
Tue 6:45pm-7:45pm CLII G22
N/A
MUS-800-RV10
Adult Beginning Piano V,vi,vii
6/11/20 - 8/13/20
Thur 11:00am-12:00pm CLII G22
N/A
MUS-800-RV5
Blues Guitar for Everyone
6/13/20 - 8/22/20
Sat 9:00am-11:00am CLII 123
N/A
MUS-800-RV6
Blues Guitar II
6/13/20 - 8/22/20
Sat 11:15am-1:15pm CLII 123
N/A
MUS-800-RV
Rvc Summer Festival Orchestra
7/14/20 - 7/27/20
Mon/Tue 7:00pm-9:15pm ERC 0214
N/A

Disclaimer: Course availability is updated often but not in real-time. Availability indicated on this page does not guarantee you a seat in the class. View live availability data when registering in Online Services.

Introduction to Guitar: Online
 

Learn to play guitar, and become the musician you’ve always wanted to be! In these fun and informative lessons, you’ll build basic guitar skills step-by-step with the help of hands-on exercises, audio and video recordings, and detailed illustrations.

The classical guitar skills you’ll master in this course will allow you to play any style of music, from hard rock to country-and-western. And that’s not all! Good guitar players know that the secret to making beautiful music is to practice, practice, practice—so that’s what you’ll do. You’ll make rapid progress as you follow a carefully planned practice schedule that reinforces each new skill you learn. Whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate student, this course will take your musical talent to the next level. By the time you’re finished, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a skilled guitar player.

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Music Made Easy: Online
 

If you enjoy music and would like to know more about what makes it work, this is the course for you. You’ll gain a complete understanding of rhythm, melody, and harmony, and you’ll be able to recognize pitches on the musical staff and on the keyboard. Each lesson will build on previous lessons, while also introducing new musical concepts.

You’ll explore the keyboard in full detail, with an emphasis on the structure of major scale and the signatures of major keys. You will examine the many significant contributions early music theorists made to the understanding of music and be able to build intervals, major scales, and chords. By the time you complete this comprehensive and full-featured course, you’ll be able to read, write, and even play simple pieces of music!  

SPECIFIC REGISTRATION PROCEDURE: