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Dance - It’s All Swing!
with Katie Tranzillo
Explore four dance styles within the genre known as “Swing”: rockin’ East Coast Swing (aka jitterbug), smooth West Coast Swing, cheerful Charleston, and joyful Lindy Hop. The instructor will teach moves, styling and music for each dance, and technique and partnering skills you can apply to any dance style. Learn enough in class to get right onto the dance floor! No partner or experience needed as we can rotate partners. Class size limited to 6 leaders and 6 followers. Registration $35 single/$50 couple (includes friends) 4 weeks 6:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 3/19 CHRHS Dance/Wrestling Rm Katie Tranzillo is an independent dance instructor in midcoast Maine, with 17 years of experience. Through her business, JoyfulDancing, she provides professional dance programs, fosters a community of dancers and friends, and spreads the joy of dance to everyone. Find her at www.joyfuldancing.com
Native American Flute for Beginners
with Laura Perkins
The Native American flute possesses a haunting sound that has been described as "touching the soul." In this class musicians and non-musicians will learn how to play this unique instrument. No music reading ability is required because the instructors use a finger numbering system. 6-hole flutes in G are provided which you can sign out for home practice. There is a $25 charge, payable to the instructor, for the Learn to Play book/cd combo. Registration $35. 3 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Tues 5/1 CHRHS Rm 228 Laura Lee Perkins, of Maliseet ancestry, is a professional flutist, educator and writer. She has taught at Bowdoin, Bates, Prescott and Rio Salado Colleges. Her husband Ken Green, of Mic-Mac heritage, is known world-wide for his beautifully hand-crafted Native American-style flutes. Visit www.whiteowlproducts.com for more information.