Our Programs

To reserve your spot in any of these programs, please mail a check for the full series by June 1st to:

Warehouse 21 1614 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501

 
 

GUITAR INSTRUCTION

Class size: limited to 8. Those students who wish to continue can register for a second and succeeding week sessions after a one week hiatus.

Guitars are provided at no charge, but students may bring their own. Respectful behavior required

Well known professional guitarist and educator, Pat Malone is offering guitar instruction classes at Warehouse 21.  There will be two classes offered:

Beginning Guitar: (Mondays 1-2 PM) For students who would like to learn guitar but have played very little or not at all. This class will cover the basics; parts of the guitar, names of strings, guitar tuning, identifying the notes on the guitar fretboard, open position scales and chords, right and left-hand technique, an introduction to playing ensemble music together and reading music. This class is intended to give students the knowledge and tools they need to get started playing guitar.

Intermediate Guitar: (Mondays 2:30-3:30) for serious students that have been playing for a while and want to get a more in-depth knowledge of music theory applied to guitar, chord construction and inversion, understanding the modes and Major keys, interval studies, etc.

Mr. Malone has been a student of guitar since childhood and began work as a professional guitarist and teacher in the late 70’s.  He  studied with guitar greats Joe Pass, Jack Cecchini and Joe Diorio. He has been a studio guitarist on many Jazz, Country, Rock and Fusion  recordings. He produces his own albums and has performed and taught in Santa Fe in multiple locations since 1994.

Instructor

Pat Malone

Program length

Mondays June 10 - July 15 (6 weeks)

Beginners 1 - 2pm

Intermediate 2:30 - 3:30pm

$30 registration to reserve spot

Location

Warehouse 21

Fees: $5 per class

 

Music Technology Levels 1, 2 and Advanced

Level 1: Using Garage Band students will create their own music projects by adding loops, recording their voice and/or instrument and arranging and mixing the result. Students will develop their ability to edit their recordings using audio, midi and drumming regions and discrete audio files. They will become proficient in mixing their project in order to balance different parts and mix them into a whole. The resulting songs and compositions will be distributed and shared using iTunes, iCloud, AirDrop and MailDrop and will be exported and burned to CD.

Level 2 and Advanced Classes: Students will be introduced to Logic Pro and will use its multi-level functions to produce sophisticated projects. They will master the Arrange Page, utilize the Sound Library, use Smart Tempo and Flex Time to produce professional quality audio projects. Utilizing Logic Pro X students will learn to play any software instrument. Intermediate and advanced students will learn to customize their sound with Drum Kit (acoustic) and Drum Machine (electronic) Designer. Students will learn production effects and mixing and will explore transforming their MIDI performances into music notation.

Advanced students will use Logic Pro X to score film and design special effects for film and video. They will import Quick Time Movies, XML and AAF to move content between various professional music and video applications. Students will render and share their projects in various formats.

instructor

Maurice Oliver

www.electronfarm.net

itunes.apple.com/us/artist/chill-factor-5/65691705

Program length

Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 11 - July 16 (6 sessions)

Level 1: 11:30 - 12:30pm

Level 2: 12:30 - 1:30pm

$30 registration to reserve spot

Location

Warehouse 21

Fees: $5 per session

 

The Art Film and Popular Movies: Image, Story and Sound

For teens and others wanting to know how movies are made and the history of the development of film.

This course is for youth who want to understand the history of development of image, story and sound from early film to the present day. We will identify and examine the full range of moving image practices through an introduction to the basic technical processes and aesthetic principles used in film and movie production. We will watch and then discuss several classic films and the directors responsible for their vision. We will examine the role of cinematographers, film and sound editors, production designers and digital art and special effects leaders. Genres such as documentary film, experimental film, animation, noir/mystery, westerns, musicals, comedies and science fiction will be presented.

Instructors

Peter Grendle, General Manager Violet Crown

Elliot Stern, President: Warehouse 21

program length

Thursdays 10 - 1pm

June 27 - August 15

8 three-hour classes

$40 registration to reserve spot

Location

Violet Crown

Fees: $5 per session

 

Youth Theater Arts

For all who wish to pursue and understand the dramatic arts

The youth theatre program is produced and directed by the Blue Raven Theatre and Warehouse 21. It will provide high caliber theatrical training and performance opportunity to Santa Fe and New Mexican youth. We will, through the school year, provide instruction in various theatrical areas and, during the summer, will host a theatre camp. We intend for the first theatre camp to be more modest in scale and involve in large part musical theatre scene study; in future years, the camp will allow students to be cast in, learn, and perform a full-scale Broadway musical in a week’s time.”

Instructors

Talia Pura and Zoe Burke

program length

Monday - Friday, July 23rd to August 2nd

Weekdays 10 - 1pm (10 days total)

Location

Warehouse 21

Fees: $250 for the whole series (a few scholarships available)

Final showcase on Saturday, August 3rd

 

Introduction to Entertainment Design

Learn the fundamentals of concept design for film, games, and other media. Understand the principles of story telling through characters, environments, and props. What are the benefits of storyboards and color scripts? For serious artists who want to learn why visual intelligence is a powerful tool when telling stories in any media.

Through lectures, reviewing film snippets, analyzing other concept designer’s work, sketching, and brainstorming, the student will learn visual development techniques. Understanding the timeless principles of communicating a storyline is crucial for employment in the entertainment industries as well as the industry they may create around themselves. 

This is not a class on technique or about creating finished pieces of art. Students will be exploring ideas through sketches so any dry media they are comfortable with can be used, including the computer. In addition there will be reviews of portfolios, a review of individual artistic goals along with insight on entertainment design careers.

Instructors

Greg Spalenka

spalenka.com

program length

Wednesdays June 12, 19, 26, July 3

10 - 12pm

$20 registration to reserve spot

Location

Warehouse 21

Fee: $5 per session

 

BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL: CAREER CLARITY AND SUSTAINABILITY

Choosing a career can be a daunting task. It generally begins in High School  when students are pressured to choose a college to further their education.  This process can be stressful and even counterproductive if the heart and  mind are not in agreement. In this class you will find clarity through an introspective approach to who you are, what you love, and your talents.  A strategy is designed to research career options, then seek out those opportunities. College, online education, mentorship, financial aid are reviewed as the final steps to realizing your dream career. Through lectures, personal introspection, exercises, discussions,  online research, and connecting with prospects one on one, students will learn through direct experience what career they want to pursue and how to go about making it a reality.

Must have a computer or device for online research.

Instructors

Greg Spalenka

spalenka.com

program lengtH

Mondays June 10, 17, 24, July 1st

10 -12 pm

$20 registration to reserve spot

Location

Warehouse 21

Fees: $5 per session, plus $25 fee for packet

 

ARTIST AS BRAND

Are you an artist that would love to make income from your creations? You can! First you must know who you are, and how your talent connects to your personal vision. Learn the secret to finding your purpose and how your art becomes more powerful through this knowledge. Then we design a plan to share your art with the world and make a living from it.

Instructors

Greg Spalenka

spalenka.com

program length

Wednesdays June 12, 19, 26

1 - 3pm

$15 registration to reserve spot

Location

Warehouse 21

Fees: $5 per session, $25 additional fee for packet

 

The Art of Illustration

There is a grand tradition of story telling through the eyes of illustrators. This is an introductory course on the history, and timeless principles that illustrators use to make great art. We will make art with the purpose of telling stories in unique and powerful ways. The focus of this class is to learn how to distill down the components of a story into images that communicate uniquely and beautifully. 

This is not a class on technique or about creating finished pieces of art. Students will be exploring ideas through sketches so any dry media they are comfortable with can be used, including the computer. In addition there will be reviews of portfolios, a review of individual artistic goals along with insight on illustration careers.

Instructors

Greg Spalenka

spalenka.com

Program length

Mondays June 10, 17, 24, and July 1st

1 - 3pm

$20 registration to reserve spot

Location

Warehouse 21

 

Mixed dry media

Using charcoal, graphite, pencils, dry pastels we will use different techniques and processes to push the potential of these tools to create different effects. Integrating the camera, and the computer we will push the initial drawings further integrating more process into mix.

Instructor

Greg Spalenka

spalenka.com

program length

Wednesdays June 12, 19, 26

4 - 6pm

$15 registration to reserve spot

Location

Warehouse 21

Fees: $5 per session

 

Introduction to Fantasy Art

A study of fantastic art as it relates to print media. Students conceptualize, design and produce fantastic and fictional content using their own art techniques (either traditional art materials or computer generated). Topics covered include imaginative creatures, worlds and environments aligned with concept design and story telling principles. Students will explore and create elements of a unique fantasy world.

This is not a class on technique or about creating finished pieces of art. Students will be exploring ideas through sketches so any dry media they are comfortable with can be used, including the computer.

Instructor

Greg Spalenka

spalenka.com

program length

Mondays June 10, 17, 24, and July 1st

4 - 8pm

$20 registration to reserve spot

Location

Warehouse 21

Fees: $5 per session

 

Sound Art and Audio Editing Workshop

Class size limited to 12 students.

In this workshop, students learn how to operate digital audio recording devices and compose and edit sound within a digital audio workstation (DAW). They will first be introduced to a brief history of sound art and experimental music through examples of key figures from the mid-20th Century to contemporary visual culture to provide a contextual foundation for using sound as a visual art material. They will then be led on guided sound walks while learning audio recording best practices. 

Learning Outcomes: Students will

1. Have a broad and basic understanding of the historical context of sound art and its influences to contemporary art, experimental music, and pop culture

2. Operate digital audio recording device and record quality sound objects

3. Transfer recorded audio into a DAW interface and organize tracks for efficient workflow

4. Produce a soundscape or compositional sketch by cutting, looping, arranging, applying effects, and manipulating plug-ins

Instructor

Renee Lauzon

program length

Fall season; times and duration to be announced

5 two-hour sessions

Location

Warehouse 21

Fees: $5 per session