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  • Eagan Women of Note

    Eagan Women of Note is a community-based choir composed of a diverse group of women of all ages. Women, ages 18 and older, who enjoy singing are welcome to join. You do not need to live in Eagan and no audition is required. Rehearsals are Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm, September to May, at Falcon Ridge Middle School in Apple Valley and Blackhawk Middle School in Eagan. The choir performs at various venues, such as community events and senior centers, and performs concerts in December and May. New members are accepted in September and January and dues are $75 per semester. For information on scheduling a performance, go to www. and click the “Book Us” link. If you are interested in joining us go to and click the “Join Us” link. For more information email Eagan Women of Note is supported by District 196 Community Education and Eagan Parks and Recreation.
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    Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

    Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar, but simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing your favorite songs. Bring your acoustic guitar.
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    Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

    Some music teachers may not want you to know this, but you don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. Learn all the chords needed to play any song in this one session. Any song. Any style. Any key. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop.
  • South of the River Community Band

    Now in its 30th year, the South of the River Community Band is a 60 to 65 member inter-generational band. Teens through older adults are welcome. No auditions are required. Rehearsals are Sunday afternoons, September to May, from 4:30-6pm at Black Hawk Middle School (BHMS), 1540 Deerwood Drive in Eagan. Band members enjoy playing and performing an assortment of music, including marches, Big Band, classical, popular, jazz and more. Performances are presented throughout the year, including summer concerts in parks. Members are asked to purchase a band shirt to wear at concerts. if you would like to join please go to our website and read the information on the "How to Join" page. For more information about the band or upcoming concerts, visit Supported by District 196 Community Education.
  • Valley Winds Community Band

    The Valley Winds is a new community band from Apple Valley serving the south metro. Their mission is to give adults an outlet for performing a wide variety of quality wind band literature with excellence and have fun doing it. Further, the Valley Winds provides an opportunity for individual musical expression and growth among the membership. The band practices Wednesday nights from 7:00-9:00 in the Falcon Ridge Middle School Band Room at 12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Road. Valley Winds will perform several indoor and outdoor concerts during the year. For more information or to join this exciting new group, please contact director Tedd Gullickson at
  • Velvet Tones

    The Velvet Tones, the Apple Valley-based senior community choir, will begin rehearsals on Thursday, September 7th at 3:30 PM at Grace Lutheran Church in Apple Valley. This non-auditioned choir is welcome to anyone 55 years or older who loves to sing and be part of a wonderful community. Interested members are invited to attend a rehearsal. Music will be provided. The Velvet Tones perform approximately twice a month throughout the year for audiences at festivals, senior living homes, veterans homes, schools and churches. Visit our website at or contact Director Julie Berninghaus at or 612-229-7363. The Velvet Tones are sponsored by Grace Lutheran Church, the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, the Minnesota Arts Board, the American Legion and the Apple Valley Senior Center.