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Performing Arts Resources and Thanks

posted Apr 22, 2013, 10:40 AM by
Thanks to All who came to the Performing Arts day on Friday! 
Thanks to Tom, Cindy, Trudi & Carolyn who helped make it run smoothly, and to Trudi & FUND for getting the piano tuned.

And even if you did not attend, you may find the following info useful...

As promised, here are ways you can follow up and contact the presenters or find more resources.

Performing Arts Day April 2013 SLV Charter Homeschool Programs    Artist Referrals
Here are some ways to get more, if you feel inspired...

11-11:20  Harmonica & music careers-- George Galt (Not a music teacher, but a heck of a vehicle mechanic and nice guy: 338-3660)
Recommends our local music stores
BC Music 338-3018
Sylvan Music 427-1917
Starving Musician (831) 426-1975
Union Grove Music 427-0670
More Music 458-2438
Thomas Music 425-0110
Guitars-- many local luthiers. See --list with links.

11:20-11:40  Ukelele-- "Tiki King"/ Pat
Ukeleles of Felton--6235 Highway 9, Suite B, Felton, CA. 95018 Directly across Highway 9 from New Leaf Market
Ukelele club of Santa Cruz
Other random Ukelele learning

11:40-12:00 Salsa Dance & Line Dance workshop-- Jeremy & Marinda
Palomar Ballroom 426-1221
They will add kids classes with enough demand, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for, email or call and ask for it.

12:00-12:30 Marimbas-- Singing Wood/ Laura

12:30- 1:00 Circle Singing-- Jonathan Arthur
An open circle sing event happens every month in Oakland:

1:00-1:30 Piano and Voice, Jazz Improvisation, etc--Martan Mann & Jayme Kelly Curtis
Martan teaches piano, has many performances every month, has recordings for sale, and is an all-round well connected knowledgeable local musician, based in Boulder Creek. Check out his website at
Jayme is a songwriter and instrumentalist, and has lots of interesting links on her webpage Find her upcoming performances, recordings, and other resources there. She is based in Felton.

1:30-1:45 Music Production magic (Multi track recording & mixing demo)-- Jonathan Arthur

1:45-2:00 Spoken Word -- Lex

2:00-2:30 African Drumming-- Beth Dyer & friends

2:30-3:00 African Dance --Debbie Nargi-Brown
Weekly African inspired drop-in dance class with live drummers open to all ages at Louden Nelson Center, Santa Cruz. Thursdays 6:15-7:45

Other Resources:
Community Music School: Has teacher referrals, Kids Camps, recordings, classes, etc.  (831) 426-9155 

JamCamp West A New Hip Music Camp for Youth ages 10-15. 

National Dance Week==lots of free classes this week!: