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Community Education: Music

Join a community music group, or learn a new instrument, find a class that fits you!

Musical Groups for the Community

Miss your Music, Band, Choir School days? Tired of practicing solo and want to join a group of fellow musicians? Try one of our Community Music Groups and Reignite your skills! Choose from Orchestra, Band, Master Chorale, Jazz Ensemble & Old Towne Band.


Piano with Inger Langsholt 

INGER LANGSHOLT is a well-respected private instruction piano teacher, instrumental in developing community piano lessons in a group setting at Rock Valley College. Inger’s teaching style and classes are best described by one of her adult students: “She taught me (to play the piano) as a child. This is an easy, laid-back approach for the beginner. The student enjoys it!”  

To register for piano classes: 
  • Choose appropriate level 
  • Attend first class, register and pay (check only please) OR   Register and pay online, attend first class 
  • Dates/times and class level assignments subject to change at instructor’s discretion 

Must have: Piano or keyboard with standard size keys is needed for home assignments. 


Other Class Offerings

Upcoming Term (Summer 2022)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
MUS-800-RV
Summer Pops Orchestra
7/18/22 - 8/2/22
Mon/Tue 6:30pm-8:30pm ERC 0214
28/30
Mon/Tue 6:30pm-8:30pm ERC 0214
Tue 6:30pm-8:30pm SC 1118
MUS-800-RV10
Advancing Piano for Teens
6/16/22 - 8/18/22
Thur 2:30pm-3:30pm CLII G22
All Available
MUS-800-RV7
Continuing Piano for Adults
6/14/22 - 8/16/22
Tue 10:00am-11:00am CLII G22
7/8
MUS-800-RV8
Adult Beginning Piano Ii, III
6/14/22 - 8/16/22
Tue 5:30pm-6:30pm CLII G22
3/8
MUS-800-RV9
Beginning Piano for Adults
6/14/22 - 8/16/22
Tue 6:45pm-7:45pm CLII G22
3/8

Upcoming Term (Fall 2022)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
MUS-800-KCDS
Old Towne Band
9/19/22 - 11/28/22
Keith School N/A ()
N/A
MUS-800-RV
Community Orchestra
8/29/22 - 12/5/22
RVC - Mulford Road N/A ()
N/A
MUS-800-RV10
Teens Continuing Piano
9/17/22 - 12/10/22
Sat 2:30pm-3:30pm CLII G22
N/A
MUS-800-RV2
Community Band
8/18/22 - 11/17/22
RVC - Mulford Road N/A ()
N/A
MUS-800-RV3
Community Jazz Ensemble
9/7/22 - 11/30/22
RVC - Mulford Road N/A ()
N/A
MUS-800-RV4
Rock Valley Master Chorale
9/6/22 - 12/6/22
Our Savior's Lutheran Church N/A ()
N/A
MUS-800-RV5
Beginning Piano for Adults
9/19/22 - 12/12/22
Mon 6:30pm-7:30pm CLII G22
N/A
MUS-800-RV6
Adult Beginning Piano II
9/19/22 - 12/12/22
Mon 7:45pm-8:45pm CLII G22
N/A
MUS-800-RV7
Continuing Piano for Adults
9/13/22 - 12/13/22
Tue 10:30am-11:30am CLII G22
N/A
MUS-800-RV8
Adult Beginning Piano Vi, Vii
9/13/22 - 12/13/22
Tue 11:45am-12:45pm CLII G22
N/A
MUS-800-RV9
Adult Beginning Piano Iii, IV
9/13/22 - 12/13/22
Tue 6:45pm-7:45pm CLII G22
N/A

Disclaimer: Course availability is updated often but not in real-time. Availability indicated on this page does not guarantee you a seat in the class. View live availability data when registering in Online Services.


Virtual Music Classes 

Two options to choose from:
  • Instructor-Led Courses: Study and interface with a cohort over a 6-week schedule. Includes twice-weekly lesson plans.
  • Self-Paced Tutorials: Provide access to all lessons immediately for 3 months – available anytime!

Music Made Easy 

Fundamentals of music theory. Be able to read, write, and play simple music.

Register for "Music Made Easy" (Virtual)

Introduction to Guitar 

Master basic guitar skills and become the musician you've always wanted to be.

Register for "Introduction to Guitar" (Virtual)