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Pottery for Teens: Wheel Techniques (Ages 12-18)

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

A basic introduction to the potter's wheel: wedging, centering, throwing and decorating techniques. Glazed and unglazed formats will be explored. Free expression is encouraged in both functional and nonfunctional ware.  Tuition includes tools and supplies.  For students attending Middle and High School. Teen classes do not include open...

$118

6 sessions

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Handbuilding Plus! Basic Through Advanced

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Instruction in pinch, coil, and slab construction techniques, plus surface decoration, glazing, and firing at cone 10 reduction. Individual guidance for all levels of experience; special attention to newcomers.  Experienced potters can pursue independent projects with guidance of instructor.   Students may only enroll in one handbuilding...

$188

12 sessions

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Beginning Glassblowing

at Glen Echo Glassworks - Glen Echo
7300 McArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

For the novice student interested in learning the basics of glassblowing and building skill. There will be demonstrations and lectures by the instructors with a focus on learning through doing. The use of color will be introduced and teamwork will be emphasized.

$425

5 sessions

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Advanced Irish Dance Solos & Figures for Adults

at Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

This class is open to students who have progressed beyond the intermediate level. The class focuses on advanced soft shoe dances, and slow speed hard shoe dances, as well as figures. Prerequisite: Existing Culkin Adult dancer or permission of instructor. 

$200

8 sessions

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Intermediate Irish Dance Solos & Figures for Adults

at Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Open to adult students who have completed at least one year of beginner class. The class covers intermediate level soft shoe dances and traditional, fast speed, hard shoe dances, as well as figure dances. Prerequisite: Existing Culkin Adult dancer or permission of instructor.

$200

8 sessions

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Beginning Irish Dance Solos & Figures for Adults

at Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Irish Dance is a jumping, stamping, fast moving, fun traditional dance form with intricate footwork. Learn beginning techniques and steps of a new dance each session. Take as many or as few sessions as you like: Session 1: Reels Session 2: Jigs Session 3: Figures No experience necessary.

$200

8 sessions

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Discover Glassblowing Workshop

at Glen Echo Glassworks - Glen Echo
7300 McArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

This exciting 1-day workshop will introduce you to the world of glassblowing. Includes demo by the instructors & discussions of studio equipment, techniques, safety & the history of glass. Come with questions. You will then have a chance to experience glassblowing when you create a piece of your own. Wear cotton clothing & closed-toed...

$110
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Handbuilding: Basic Through Advanced Independent Study

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Ongoing adult students of GEP may pursue Independent Study during Spring and Summer classes; however, there will be NO instruction. Independent Study students may use the studio during the time for which they registered and during open studio hours. Eligibility: ongoing students or students with at least 1 previous handbuilding class at GEP. No new...

$188

6 sessions

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Writing For Film & TV

at The Writer's Center - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

These are exciting times to be a screenwriter. With more shows and television channels than ever, the opportunities for inventive ways of storytelling increase daily. This hands-on workshop will guide beginning and intermediate screenwriters through the process of crafting a professional-grade screenplay and/or TV pilot.  Participants will examine...

$115
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Continuing Wheel: Intermediate - Advanced

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Intermediate and advanced techniques. This class allows students to throw at their own skill level and evolve at their own rate. Emphasis is on shape, function, and surface decoration.  All students must have previous experience. The course includes demonstrations and critiques.

$188

6 sessions

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Handbuilding: Basic Through Advanced

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Instruction in pinch, coil, and slab construction techniques, plus surface decoration, glazing, and firing at cone 10 reduction. Individual guidance for all levels of experience; special attention to newcomers.  Experienced potters can pursue independent projects with guidance of instructor.   Students may only enroll in one handbuilding...

$188

6 sessions

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Movie Songs for Kids!

at Washington Conservatory of Music - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd , Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Become a singing star! Sing songs from popular children's films while having fun learning to breathe and care for the young voice and reinforce the elements of music. Performance for parents and friends at last class. This class applies the fundamentals of Level 1 and 2 in a vocal performance setting. Prior Conservatory Kids classes not required.

$360

15 sessions

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Conservatory Kids: Levels 1 & 2 (Ages 18 mo-5 yrs)

at Washington Conservatory of Music - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd , Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Sing, clap, dance, play to music of all styles: movie, classical, popullar, traditional children's music. Awakens awareness of the elements of music (pitch, rhythm, tempo, timbre; enhances range of motor and learning skills. Perfect for siblings. Class may be repeated multiple times. For caregiver and child.

$345

15 sessions

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Conservatory Kids: Ages 1 - 3 yrs.

at Washington Conservatory of Music - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd , Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Tap into your child’s magical sense of wonder. Our youngest musicians will enjoy singing, moving and playing instruments to help awaken the basic sense of pitch and rhythm during this criticial stage of development. Class includes classical, Broadway, folk, pop, jazz and children’s favorites. Weekly lesson plans offer both repeated and new musical...

$345

15 sessions

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Songs with Friends

at Washington Conservatory of Music - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd , Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

From Blues to Bob Dylan to Beatles to Bono and Beyond (and even Beyonce too). Expand your guitar technique and repertoire while playing great music with others. We all pick suitable songs and learn to play them as individuals and as a group too. Ukuleleists welcome too. Bring guitar and notebook.

$160

8 sessions

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