Begin your musical journey with the guitar. During our small group lessons, you will be introduced to the beginner chords, scales, and paying techniques. You will also learn proper guitar position, study basic music theory and start to understand why and when notes are played. You will learn to play popular songs to develop basic strumming, chord changing, and picking techniques. Your instructor is seasoned musician Roger Harrison. Roger became a member of the Musicians Union at the young age of 12 and began teaching others in 1972. Playing in his family band, Roger has performed as the opening act for Conway Twitty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams Jr. and others. Roger is also a songwriter and has recorded a number of albums/CDs of original music. He loves to share his passion for music and guitar.
This course focuses on a beginning approach to drawing called contour, also referred to as an outline. We’ll develop observational skills by drawing natural objects in full detail. We will explore notions of seeing and looking at things in new ways that will enhance the ability to draw. Please bring in a natural object of your choice such as flowers, fruit, vegetables, and/or mushrooms, the more complex the better!
Your instructor is UW-Barron County Assistant Professor of Art, Ginnie Baer. Ginnie Baer obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (Painting and Drawing) from the Ohio State University and her MFA (Painting and Printmaking) from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is an artist who specializes in painting and drawing. She has experience teaching beginners as well as more advanced students. She is currently Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County. Her work has been shown nationally including exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Columbus, OH and Richmond, VA.
Materials: 18” x 24” Drawing Paper, pencils (any), markers (variety of tips from fine point to rather wide)
Learn how the justice system works, from the commission of the crime to its prosecution, from arrest to trial, from incarceration to parole. Learn how films are put together, through the talents of screenwriters, directors, producers, and actors—with the use of lighting, sound, costume, and camera angles. We will watch and discuss films the following films:
The French Connection
No Country For Old Men
My Cousin Vinny
Twelve Angry Men
The Shawshank Redemption
The Paper Chase
Cool Hand Luke
The Red Cedar Choir is a partnership with the UW-BC Music Department and surrounding communities. You will have the incredible opportunity to sing and be part of one of the best choirs in the area. The choir performs to sold-out houses in Rice Lake throughout the year, and is the cornerstone of the Holiday Festival. Beth Joosten serves as the conductor of the choir and Artistic Director of the Holiday Festival. The choir dates back to 1932 when it was associated with the Rice Lake Federated Music Club. The group is open to all community members through a voice test process.
Do you enjoy chess? Maybe you want to learn or improve your strategies? Join the Charger Chess Club. Our club allows you to cultivate your chess playing skills in a casual, fun atmosphere. Not only can you become a better player, but this is a great way to meet other chess players from the local area. Players of all skill levels are welcome, as are those who simply want to learn how to play. For more information, contact club advisor Dr. Eric Kasper at firstname.lastname@example.org.