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Upcoming Classes!

Fun with Accordian! - call MAEC

Group Strings for Adults - call MAEC

Using Finale Software for Arranging and Writing Your Own Music - Jan 9

Classical Music: A Primer-Nov 27

Guitar Classes - call MAEC
Ukulele Classes - call MAEC

Piano Classes - call MAEC

Reading Music I -  call MAEC
Reading Music II - call MAEC
Music Theory - call MAEC

Preparing for Auditions: Nov 29, Jan 10
Decrease My Stress: Relaxation through Music! - Nov 12, Dec 10
Stage Fright: Performance Anxiety - call MAEC
Coping with Grief & Loss - Dec 14

Maximizing Performance - Nov 29

Hear My Voice: Social Fun - Nov 28

Creating Your Life Story in Song: Give a Gift to Your Family - Dec 3

Improving Your Church Choir - call MAEC

Drum Circles - Call MAEC

3M - Music, Movement & Meditation - call MAEC

Celebration Singers- starts Sept 12
New Horizons Beginner Band - starts Sept 11
 New Horizons Bands - starts Sept 11

PCC Symphony Orchestra - starts Aug 21

(Enroll with Pitt Community College's Department of Continuing Education)

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You can still make it to MAEC!  


As they are completing the construction, the intersection of 10th & Evans will close periodically.  You may need to use Charles and Read Circle to come around to us on Evans Street.

10th Street is closed between Evans St and Dickinson.  However, you can still make it through for MAEC!  It looks confusing with road closure and detour signs, but no worries!

 See you at MAEC!



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    • Group Violin for Adults

      Want to play violin with others, but don't think you are ready for the orchestra? Come try this group - a fun and social atmosphere while learning ensemble playing with your violin.

    • New Horizons Band- Beginner

      A band for beginning adults! It's never too late to start a band instrument!

      Learn in a fun group and enjoy making music with others!  Bring a friend along, too!

    • Fun with Accoridan!

      Calling all who are interested in playing accordion!

    • Coping With Grief and Loss

      Music is a great tool for coping with life's loss and grief.  Learn healthy coping skills while you find your path towards healing and growth.

    • Piano for Adult Beginners

      Always wanted to play piano? It's never too late to learn!

      Come, learn piano in a group class!

    • Decrease My Stress: Relaxation through Music!

      Want to lower your stress or anxiety? Use the power of your mind and through music to attain a sense of relaxation. (PCC Continuing Education for Adults Class)

    • New Horizons Band

      Do you play a band instrument, flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion or others? Come join the band!

    • STAGE FRIGHT: Performance Anxiety

      Feel paralyzed or filled with butterfiles at the thought of performing? Let us help you.

    • Drum Circles

      Experience the uplifting power of rhythm! (PCC Continuing Education for Adults Class)

    • Creating Your Life Story in Song

      Capture your life journey through music and create a forever gift for your family!

    • Classical Music: A Primer

      Learn about local classical music concerts and explore the music to be performed.

    • Ukulele to Accompany Singing

      Ukulele is a small, lightweight and portable accompanying instrument.  Learn more ways to use this fun instrument for your classes and groups.

    • Guitar for Adult Beginners

      Professional guitar instrustors will guide you through a review of guitar basics and progress with the participants.

    • Group Piano for Adults With Previous Experience

      This course builds on skills you have learned in previous piano lessons or classes.  (PCC Continuing Education for Adults Class)

    • Ukulele for Beginners

      Explore the fun of playing ukulele!

    • Hear My Voice

      Through participation in goal-directed music therapy activities, you activate your mind and body to heal in new pathways. (PCC Continuing Education for Adults Class)

    • Preparing for Auditions

      Do you have an audition pending?

      Let us help you succeed in your perforamnce with audtion strategies and skills.

    • Maximizing Performance

      Perform at the top of your abilities! Do you feel you have physical or emotional performance obstacles? Let us help you work with these and improve your love of making music.

    • Finale Software


      Learn how to notate music in Finale, the industry recognized music notation software,

    • Improving Your Church Choir

      Let our experienced church choir directors and choral instructors help your choir!

    • Songwriting

      Learn tecniques for creative lyric and songwriting.  

    • Reading Music 1: Decipher the Code

      Presenting basic skills and demystifying terms, symbols and the basic theory of the written music, this course will help you understand music reading.  Whether you are singing in a choir, playing music at home or playing in a music ensemble, this class will be of help for you.

    • Reading Music II

      This course will build on concepts learned in Reading Music I. (PCC Continuing Education for Adults Class)