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Veterans and the Arts

Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series Fall 2020, Level I

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 06, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Veterans and the Arts Initiative

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Have you always wanted to try the guitar, or are you looking for tips to improve your technique? Musicians of all skill levels are invited to participate in an 8-week series of virtual lessons with Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University. These teleworkshops will take pla...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series Fall 2020, Level II

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 06, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Register


Have you always wanted to try the guitar, or are you looking for tips to improve your technique? Musicians of all skill levels are invited to participate in an 8-week series of virtual lessons with Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University. These teleworkshops will take pla...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Songwriting Series for Military Kids

Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Oct 03, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 1:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Join us for a 6-week series designed for military kids and teenagers where they will learn songwriting skills in a virtual, collaborative environment. Students may bring melodies in-progress, or come seeking fresh ideas and creative ways to approach music composition. Students will also explore tech...Read More


Past Events

Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level 1

Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 7:00pm

Update: The Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series will continue to take place through teleworkshops as of Tuesday, March 17!  We invite all who are registered for this class to join us every Tuesday evening for our usual guitar workshop at its regularly scheduled time....but through your c...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level 2

Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 8:00pm

Update: The Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series will continue to take place through teleworkshops as of Tuesday, March 17!  We invite all who are registered for this class to join us every Tuesday evening for our usual guitar workshop at its regularly scheduled time....but through your c...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Drawing from Photographs

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 1:00pm

Instructor: Martin Cervantez, Master Sergeant, USA (Ret.)


This class covers the fundamentals of drawing from photographs and offers an opportunity to enhance creative skills during the indoor winter months.  Instruction with demos covers basic drawing materials, composition, scaling, details, tonal v...Read More


CANCELLED: Exploring Self & Social Identity with Women Veterans: A Mixed Media Workshop

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 1:00pm

Instructor: Andi Benge, School of Art, George Mason University


Want to learn to paint? Join us for this three-part workshop that explores women Veterans’ self and social identity through mixed media. By combining several mediums such as water based media and collage techniques, learn to utilize your ...Read More


Research Opportunity: Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Ukulele Workshops with Glen McCarthy

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 7:00pm
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 7:00pm
Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020 7:00pm
Wednesday, Apr 08, 2020 7:00pm

UPDATE: Currently, we are planning for the ukulele workshops to continue through teleworkshops!  We invite you to join us....but through your computer or smart phone!


We are working to determine when the ukulele workshops can take place, and what remote platform we will use to conduct them. As soon a...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Ukulele Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:30pm

This class has reached capacity and is closed.


UPDATE: This will now be an online series.  Please see the registration form for further information.


Instructor: Glen McCarthy, Guitar Instructor, School of Music, George Mason University


If you have ever wanted to try your hand at the tiny, musical marve...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Ukulele Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:30pm

This class has reached capacity and is closed.


UPDATE: This will now be an online series.  Please see the registration form for further information.


Instructor: Glen McCarthy, Guitar Instructor, School of Music, George Mason University


If you have ever wanted to try your hand at the tiny, musical marve...Read More


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