Global Music & Dance Classes

Join us as we explore the Global Village.

Baroque Dance: Intermediate

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Sunday with Staff

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($23 members)

Bollywood, Bhangra & More!

Beginner

Monday or Saturday with Alka Nayyar or Anjali Julka

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $138 ($118 members)

Traditional and modern Indian dance in one energetic class!

Brazilian Dance 1

Beginner

Tuesday with Trish Carolan

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Learn to move your hips, feet and body to samba and more!

Brazilian Dance 2

Intermediate

Saturday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Learn to move your hips, feet and body to samba and more

Brazilian Dance 3

Intermediate

Wednesday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Learn to move your hips, feet, and body to samba and more!

Brazilian Dance 4

Advanced

Monday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Brazilian Dance 5

Advanced

Monday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Capoeira

Open to All

Wednesday with Marisa Cordeiro

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Combine elements of martial arts, dance, and music in one challenging and social class.

Flamenco Dance 1

Beginner

Wednesday with Maya Tatiana

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $138 ($118 members)

Learn the rhythms, footwork, hand gestures and duende of Flamenco.

Flamenco Dance 2

Intermediate

Wednesday with Maya Tatiana

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $154 ($134 members)

Passionate and challenging dance from Spain.

Flamenco Dance 3

Advanced

Wednesday with Maya Tatiana

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $164 ($144 members)

Passionate and challenging dance from Spain.

Irish Step Dance: Beginning

Beginner

Thursday with Cheryl Ziemba

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $138 ($118 members)

Irish Step Dance: Advanced Beginner

Beginner

Wednesday with TBA

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $0 ($0 members)

Irish Step Dance: Intermediate

Intermediate

Wednesday with TBA

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $138 ($118 members)

Irish Step Dance: Advanced

Advanced

Thursday with Cheryl Ziemba

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $138 ($118 members)

Latin Dance 1

Beginner

Wednesday or Thursday with Saladeen Alamin

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $154 ($134 members)

Let's Mambo with a master!

Latin Dance 2

Intermediate

Wednesday or Thursday with Saladeen Alamin

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $154 ($134 members)

Let's Mambo with a master! More focus on turns and partnering

Middle Eastern Belly Dance 1

Open to All

Tuesday with Erika Ochoa

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $138 ($118 members)

Middle Eastern Belly Dance 2

Intermediate

Tuesday with Erika Ochoa

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $190 ($170 members)

West African Dance 1

Beginner

Tuesday or Sunday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $180 ($160 members)

Dances from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali, and more. Live drumming, too!

West African Dance 2

Intermediate

Sunday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $180 ($160 members)

Dances from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali and more. Live drumming, too!

West African Dance 3

Advanced

Tuesday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $180 ($160 members)

Dances from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali and more. Live drumming, too!

Zumba

Open to All

Wednesday with Laura Riebock

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $138 ($118 members)

More than exercise, Zumba is a weekly party - you're invited!

Brazilian Percussion Technique

Open to All

Sunday with Heitor Garcia

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Explore the rhythms like of Samba, Baião, Bossa Nova, xote, maracatú and Frevo.

Introduction to Djembe (West African Drumming)

Beginner

Wednesday or Sunday with Michael Taylor

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Discover the fun playing the djembe! No experience necessary.

Djembe Ensemble

Intermediate

Sunday with Michael Taylor

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Embody the poly rhythms of West Africa playing djembe, dundun and bells.

Bodhran Ensemble

Open to All

Tuesday with Mike Austin

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Afrobeat Ensemble 1

Intermediate

Saturday with Gros Ngolle Pokossi

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Join with others to celebrate the music of a continent.

Brazilian Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Luciano Antonio

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $222 ($202 members)

Voices and instruments join together to play this infectious music.

Introduction to Irish Session Ensemble

Beginner

We alternate this introduction class every session with the repertoire class.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Gypsy Jazz Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with TBA or Rick Veras

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Come join the Hot Club of Lincoln Square.

Latin Jazz Ensemble

Advanced

Sunday with Manny Bances

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz performance will inform your jazz study.

Klezmer Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Marianne Bossert

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Celebrate the expressive melodies of this Eastern European music of Jewish descent.

Latin Grooves and Roots Ensemble

Intermediate

Sunday with Manny Bances

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Add some spicy flavorings to whatever style you play: Jamming with Latin Roots music and contemporary funky fusions.

Reggae Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with Gregg Ostrom

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Come get you some ska, rocksteady, roots reggae, and dancehall from the great nation of Jamaica.

Acoustic Zeppelin

Intermediate

The plan is to offer this class in Session 4 2019.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Introduction To Flamenco Guitar

Beginner

Wednesday with Mehran Jalili

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Examine the basic chords and rhythmic attacks of flamenco.

Flamenco Guitar 1 Skills

Beginner

This class is offered on a rotating basis. If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Flamenco Guitar 2 Repertoire

Intermediate

Wednesday with Mehran Jalili

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Develop a strong repertoire in this exciting musical idiom.

Intro to Desert Blues: Guitar Music of Mali

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Saturday with Nathaniel Braddock

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($23 members)

Discover the deep roots of blues guitar

Introduction to African Mandolin

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Saturday with Nathaniel Braddock

100 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($524 members)

Take your playing style to another continent.

Ukulele 3: Ukulele Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Michael Hammerman or Vanda Kay

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)