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Community Education: Music

Join a community music group, or learn a new instrument, find a class that fits you!

Musical Groups for the Community

Miss your Music, Band, Choir School days? Tired of practicing solo and want to join a group of fellow musicians? Try one of our Community Music Groups and Reignite your skills! Choose from Orchestra, Band, Master Chorale, and Old Towne Band.

Piano with Inger Langsholt 

INGER LANGSHOLT is a well-respected private instruction piano teacher, instrumental in developing community piano lessons in a group setting at Rock Valley College. Inger’s teaching style and classes are best described by one of her adult students: “She taught me (to play the piano) as a child. This is an easy, laid-back approach for the beginner. The student enjoys it!”  

To register for piano classes: 
  • Choose appropriate level 
  • Attend first class, register and pay (check only please)
    OR Register and pay online, attend first class 
  • Dates/times and class level assignments subject to change at instructor’s discretion 

Must have: Piano or keyboard with standard size keys is needed for home assignments. 

Current Term (Fall 2022)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
Community Orchestra
12/5/22 - 12/5/22
Mon 7:00pm-9:15pm ERC 0214

Upcoming Term (Spring 2023)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
Old Towne Band
2/27/23 - 5/1/23
Mon 7:00pm-9:00pm KTSC BAND
All Available
Community Orchestra
1/23/23 - 5/16/23
Mon 7:00pm-9:15pm ERC 0214
Tue 6:00pm-9:30pm ERC 0214
Community Band
1/12/23 - 4/20/23
Thur 6:45pm-9:00pm ERC 0214
Rock Valley Master Chorale
1/24/23 - 4/18/23
Tue 7:00pm-9:00pm OSCH CLSRM
Beginning Guitar
2/15/23 - 4/5/23
Wed/Fri 5:00pm-7:00pm CLII 120

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.

Virtual Music Classes 

Two options to choose from:
  • Instructor-Led Courses: Study and interface with a cohort over a 6-week schedule. Includes twice-weekly lesson plans.
  • Self-Paced Tutorials: Provide access to all lessons immediately for 3 months – available anytime!

Music Made Easy 

Fundamentals of music theory. Be able to read, write, and play simple music.

Register for "Music Made Easy" (Virtual)

Introduction to Guitar 

Master basic guitar skills and become the musician you've always wanted to be.

Register for "Introduction to Guitar" (Virtual)