Music Department / Group Music Lessons

Group Music Lessons

Beginning Guitar Class

Emphasis on chording, folk style and an introduction to the guitar. One 50-minute class per week, Tuesdays from 5-5:50 p.m. or Wednesdays from 4-4:50 p.m. Contact Ed Stephenson at for more information.

Beginning Voice Class

An introduction to singing for students ages 16 and up who have not had any previous vocal training. Topics include breathing, projection, registration, and the development of a positive vocal identity. The goal of this course is to prepare participants for private voice instruction or involvement in a choral organization. No audition is required. One 50-minute class per week, Wednesdays, from 5-5:50 p.m. Contact DeMar Neal at for more information.

Intermediate Strings Orchestra (Formerly Triangle Community Orchestra)

This class will serve the student who has had some prior instruction in playing the violin, viola, cellor or bass and is able to perform Grade 2/3 level literature.Previous ensemble experiences is helpful but not required.  Areas of focus will include study of standard literature at the Grade 2/3 level with emphasis on playing in tune, group bowing techniques for string players, balance, blend, and ensemble playing techniques. Outcome would be a public performance at the end of each semester. Class will meet on Wednesday,   7:00-8:50 pm  in 121Wainwright. Contact Marta Partridge at or LuAnn Roth at llroth@meredith for more information.

Adult Improvisation Class

This class will serve adult instrumentalists age 17 and up. It is a dynamic experiential class using the methods of Music for People (  Both serious musicians and novices are welcome to join and express their creativity using musical instruments, voices, and bodies.  The semester class will conclude with a community concert.

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Contact Information
Jeanie Wozencraft-Ornellas
Head, Music Department and Associate Professor of Voice
104 Wainwright
(919) 760-8575