Jazz, Blues & Latin Music Classes

All classes are taught by the Outpost team comprising saxophonist, Kanoa Kaluhiwa; pianist, Jim Ahrend; trombonist/percussionist, César Bauvallet; and guitarist Claudio Tolousse. We aim to build positive attitudes, trust, teamwork, cooperation, confidence, compassion, and a sense of humor—everything you could ever want from music. Both Youth and Adults will perform a recital for family and friends at the end of their second session. It is expected that students will have their own instruments to bring to class. Outpost will provide a piano, a drumset, and guitar & bass amplifiers.

TO ENROLL FOR CLASSES: AGES: MINIMUM AGE 10 UP TO (AND INCLUDING) HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR. CLASS LIMIT: 12 (MINIMUM OF 5 IS REQUIRED). WE ASK THAT STUDENTS (YOUTH & ADULT) SHOW UP A FEW MINUTES EARLY ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE CLASS THEY WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND. THAT SAID, IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS THE BEST EXPERIENCE FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS, WE MAY HAVE TO ASSIGN STUDENTS TO A DIFFERENT CLASS BASED ON THEIR AGE, SKILL LEVEL AND SCHEDULES. CALL US AT 268-0044 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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NEW THIS SPRING: NOTHIN’ BUT THE BLUES!

Tuesdays, February 18-April 14, 7:45-9:15pm

Taught by guitarist, singer-songwriter, Claudio Tolousse, this 9-week class will cover various styles of the Blues as well as its connection and relationships to Jazz, Rock and African music. The class will explore the roots of blues music and how it has changed and developed. Learn how to improvise, compose, accompany and explore this uniquely American music. Open to all levels, ages 14 and up!


Music Together Family Classes at Outpost

presented by the Harmonic Kids Center of ABQ

Maryse Lapierre Director & Instructor


YOUTH PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES AT OUTPOST

Outpost offers opportunities for the youth of the community to perform on the Outpost stage:

Roust the House Teen Performance Nights

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Kids Variety Shows

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Outpost Scholarship Programs

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Kids Field Trips to the Outpost Performance Space

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