Music Appreciation PLUS

Music Appreciation PLUS: A Four-Part Course

This 4 part course is for all who want to improve their listening and focusing skills, to recognize truly outstanding artists, and to gain music-appreciation-picfundamental knowledge of piano performing.

Each class will be dedicated to different elements of music, and will involve activities, such as dancing, meditations, conducting, sketching. Comfortable clothing and shoes are advisable.

Course taught by Polina Sisman, certified member of the California Association of Professional Music. Polina is a certified member of Music Teacher Association of California, passionate and accomplished musician and caring teacher, will share with you her recipes from the Musical Kitchen. Every class with Polina is a Cocktail of Musical elements with an Essence of Soulful Energy.

Children and seniors are welcome!

Fri, Feb 23: The Ingredients of Music
Fri, Mar 2: Sound – Piano from the inside out
Fri, Mar 9: Rhythm – The Heartbeat of Music
Fri, Mar 16: Musical Phrase is the Thought

Friday, February 23, March 2, 9, 16. 12:30-1:30pm.
Course price: $45/M, $55/NM.
Drop-In Price: $12/M, $15/NM.
Min 10 students required. Advanced registration required. (858) 459-0831

About Polina polina
Mrs. Polina Sisman moved to San Diego in 1989 from the former Soviet Union. A native of Lviv, Ukraine, she earned an Honorable Bachelor Diploma in Music and Conducting from Kolessa Music Pedagogy College. While in college Mrs. Sisman was privileged to study piano under the guidance of Maria Kokotailo, now an esteemed Professor at the Wroclaw Music Academy in Poland. After her arrival in the United States Polina enhanced her pedagogic skills at San Diego State University under the tutelage of Professor Nancy McDonald.

Mrs. Sisman has worked as an accompanist for the California Ballet Company, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, Dance Department of Grossmont College, Campobello Dance Co. Mexico, and Ballet des Arts International, Montreal, Canada. Mrs. Sisman was chosen to accompany for Master Classes of the legendary dancers Maya Plisetskaya and Alonso King. Currently Mrs. Sisman lectures throughout San Diego and works as an accompanist for Youth America Grand Prex Ballet Competitions.