Instrumental Music

At Urban Impact our Instrumental Music program offers Intro To Music, Bucket Band, Summer Bucket Band/Drum Corps, Ukulele, Urban Impact Singers, Elementary/Middle School Guitar, Summer Youth Orchestra, Jazz Band, Summer Instrumental Private Lessons.

Program Options

Buckets and More

Introductory & Intermediate | All Ages Fall/Spring, Thursdays 4:30pm-6:00pm & 6:30pm-8:00pm $30 course cost, $60 non-resident** For more info, call Lorenze Jefferson

Beginning musicians explore music by learning entry- level rhythm and reading music using Buckets and a variety of other instruments. Students are exposed to several instruments to broaden their understanding and passion for music. As students advance, they move to ensembles and audition for the Youth Orchestra, Jazz Band, or Drum Corps.

Drum Corps 203

Skill based | All Ages Fall/Spring, Thursdays 6:30pm-8:00pm $30 course cost, $60 non-resident** “Buckets and More” prerequisite and/or audition. Must also choose Youth Orchestra as 2nd class. For more info, call Lorenze Jefferson

This course is offered to students who are proficient in the basics of percussion and rhythm. Students expand their knowledge of rhythm, how to read music and the importance of persistence and practice. Classes are taught by professional musicians who volunteer their time, knowledge and talent to disciple these students in their musical abilities.

Summer Buckets and More

Invitation-only Summer, Tuesdays/Thursdays 2:00pm-4:00pm FREE, Buckets and More or Drum Corps prerequisite For more info, call Lorenze Jefferson

Beginner and intermediate instrumental hopefuls
from the previous Fall and Spring semesters continue perfecting their musicianship throughout the Summer. On Thursdays, this class joins the Youth Orchestra and learns to play their role of percussion as part of an orchestra. All progression is determined from end of the year grade assessments and/or audition.

Beginner Guitar 201

4th grade through 12th grade Fall/Spring, Thursdays 4:30pm-6:00pm $30 course cost, $60 non-resident ** For more info, call Lorenze Jefferson

Beginning guitar students learn basic guitar chords and music theory that equips them to succeed in advanced guitar study. By the end of their coursework, students perform a full-length song and are able to explain the theory behind their music.

Urban Impact Youth Orchestra

Skill Based | All ages Fall/Spring, Thursdays 6:00pm-8:00pm $10 course cost For info, call Lorenze Jefferson

Budding musicians need a place to build their skills
with other musicians. Join students and professional musicians as they explore their first orchestral experience.

Jazz Band

Skill Based | All Ages
Fall/Spring, Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00pm-6:00pm
$10 course cost: Audition only
For more info, call Lorenze Jefferson

The Jazz Band is offered to students that have experience mastering a musical instrument. This course provides
a deeper understanding of musical theory and gives students the tools needed to play music beyond high school. The course focuses on sight reading, musical improvisation, and professional musicianship.

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