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Eastern Iowa Arts Academy - Professional Instructors

Instructors

Eastern Iowa Arts Academy provides students with excellent leadership and instruction in all areas of the arts. Currently, EIAA has over 45 staff members who specialize in art, dance, drama, creative writing, cultural arts and music instruction.

 

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Clint Cornell

BIO
Clint has been teaching guitar for the past 23 years, and he currently performs with the High Road Band in Vinton. He has performed in Illinois, Quebec, Arizona, and Iowa. He is director of The Cave, CR, music studio (part of the Arts Imaginarium.) Clint teaches at Madison School in Cedar Rapids, and has coached youth baseball, hockey, and basketball. His passion for guiding emerging musicians and performing has helped to develop the growing guitar program and student enjoyment of performing for local audiences. The Cave, CR allows him to expand the programming to rock instruments and more as well as recording in the Cave recording studio.

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Available Classes

Class NameClass DescriptionClass CategoryFeeClass LocationSchedule
Introduction to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00MadisonTuesday
3:45-4:45
Introduction to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00MadisonTuesday
3:45-4:45
Introduction to Guitar IIThis class is intended for those who have already taken a guitar class (or lessons). If you have learned some basics and are ready for more, this gig is for you! Strengthen your strumming patterns, chord progressions, and explore a lead guitar scale. Bring your acoustic or electric guitars and portable amps (if you have one). Here's your last chance for the year to get the band together. (guitars are available if needed).music0.00MadisonTuesday
3:45-4:45
Intro to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00MadisonTuesday
3:45-4:45
Intro to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00MadisonMonday
3:45-4:45
Introduction to Guitar IIThis class is intended for those who have already taken a guitar class (or lessons). If you have learned some basics and are ready for more, this gig is for you! Strengthen your strumming patterns, chord progressions, and explore a lead guitar scale. Bring your acoustic or electric guitars and portable amps (if you have one). Here’s your last chance for the year to get the band together. (guitars are available if needed).music0.00MadisonTuesday
3:45-4:45
Cave Rock Innovation - Camp 1Students get to play guitar, bass, piano/synthesizer, and drums; how cool is that? In a small group, we will explore the sounds of each instrument and how they blend together dynamically. A few chords and some scales are introduced, and then some guided exploration turns into original jam sessions that will rock! No experience is needed, just bring your imagination. music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00am-11:00am
Cave Rock Innovation - Camp 2Students get to play guitar, bass, piano/synthesizer, and drums; how cool is that? In a small group, we will explore the sounds of each instrument and how they blend together dynamically. A few chords and some scales are introduced, and then some guided exploration turns into original jam sessions that will rock! No experience is needed, just bring your imagination.music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11:00am-12:00pm
Cave Rock Innovation - Camp 3Students get to play guitar, bass, piano/synthesizer, and drums; how cool is that? In a small group, we will explore the sounds of each instrument and how they blend together dynamically. A few chords and some scales are introduced, and then some guided exploration turns into original jam sessions that will rock! No experience is needed, just bring your imagination.music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00pm-1:00pm
Music Soundtrack Recording Session - Media Fusion Collaborative Camp Record an original soundtrack in The Cave, CR’s recording studio! Students will select an instrument, learn their parts of the original song, and record the song as a group onto a CD to take home. Students will explore how music complements art and movement. All levels of musical experience are welcome.music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1:30pm-2:30pm
Introduction to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Wednesday
10:00am-11:00am
Introduction to GuitarThis course is designed for those who already know basic open chords, some strum and picking patterns, and some songs. We will learn barre chords and lead scales, and use them to learn a popular rock song. All ‘band members’ will record the song in the CAVE, CR’s recording studio and take home a CD of their work!!music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Wednesday
11:30am-12:30pm
BookmakingHave you ever wondered how to make a book? Join the bookmaking class to learn how to construct your own book. Join Mrs. Reinken in learning how to make creative papers and various book binding techniques. Sign up today!art0.00Madison
10:00am-12:00pm
Intro to GuitarJoin the fun of learning to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song and along the way learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the academy.music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
4:15-5:15
Beginning Guitar IIThis class is the follow-up to the Intro to Guitar class. Students will learn the major and minor chords of a key, l earn chord progressions, strengthen their strumming and picking patterns, and learn a popular song along the way. Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the academy.music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumTuesday
4:15-5:15
Recording Studio ExperienceHere's your chance to record music as part of a group in our recording studio! Musicians from beginner to advanced are welcome. Students will collaborate on a popular rock song, learn their parts, and record in the studio! Solo projects are welcome as well. Guitars, drums and percussion, keyboards, and vocals will be explored.music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
5:45pm-6:45pm
Intro to GuitarJoin the fun of learning to play guitar. Master a few chords and learn a popular song. Along the way learn strumming patterns, picking, and the fun of playing in a group. Rock out! Bring your own guitar or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00Truman Tuesday
4:00-5:00
Intro to GuitarJoin the fun of learning to play guitar. Master a few chords and learn a popular song. Along the way learn strumming patterns, picking, and the fun of playing in a group. Rock out! Bring your own guitar or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
4:30-5:30
Guitar IIThis class is the follow-up to the Intro to Guitar class. You have learned some basics and are ready for more; this gig is for you! Students will learn the major and minor chords of a key, learn chord progressions, strengthen their strumming and picking patterns, and learn a popular song along the way. Bring your guitar, electric or acoustic, or borrow one from the academy.music25The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumTuesday
5:30-6:30
Recording Studio ExperienceHere's your chance to record music as part of a group in our recording studio! Musicians from beginner to advanced are welcome. Students will collaborate on a popular rock song, learn their parts, and record in the studio! Solo projects are welcome as well. Guitars, drums and percussion, keyboards, and vocals will be explored.music25The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
5:45-6:45
Introduction to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy. Great performance and recording opportunities at the end of the class. music25.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
4:30pm-5:30pm
Recording Studio ExperienceWe're forming a band, and you are invited! You have learned some basics and are ready for more; this gig is for you! Students will learn chord progressions, strengthen their strumming and picking patterns, and work together to perform a couple of rock songs along the way. We will record ourselves in the recording studio at the end of class. Bring your guitar, electric or acoustic, or borrow one from the academy.music25.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
5:45pm-6:45pm
Introduction to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00MadisonThursday
3:45pm-4:45pm
Rock Band Mini-Camp - BeginnerAspiring musicians will form groups to collaborate with, using guitars, keyboards, drums, or your own instrument. Bring your friends and form a band! One or two songs will be taught, including skill techniques, and the groups will informally perform together. Bring your instrument or borrow one from the Academy. Exciting recording opportunities will be available at the end of class.music25.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Wednesday Friday
10:00-11:15
Intro to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music25.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumTuesday
1:00-2:00
Intermediate GuitarDo you know your chords? Are you playing some tunes? Let's ramp it up a notch. Students will improve their techniques, broaden their song choices, and work with scales and barre chords. Together, we will play a popular song. Bring your own guitar or borrow one from the Academy. Great performance and recording opportunities await at the end of class!music25.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumTuesday
2:30-3:30
Rock Band Mini-Camp - IntermediateAspiring musicians will form groups to collaborate with, using guitars, keyboards, drums, or your own instrument. Bring your friends and form a band! One or two songs will be taught, including skill techniques, and the groups will informally perform together. Bring your instrument or borrow one from the Academy. Exciting recording opportunities will be available at the end of class.music25.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Wednesday Friday
11:30-12:45
Rock BandBring your friends and form a band! Aspiring musicians (beginners to intermediate) will form groups to collaborate with using guitars, keyboards, drums, or your own instrument. Students will learn a set of two songs, play multiple instruments and practice skill techniques. The groups will informally perform together. Bring your instrument or borrow one from the Academy. Exciting live performance and recording studio opportunities will be available at the end of classmusic40.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumTuesday
6:00pm-7:00pm
Junk RhythmMake music with unlikely objects: buckets, lids, crates, cans and pipes, pots and pans, even the kitchen sink! Bang on things without getting yelled at! (Parents won’t see you.) Learn the ensemble skills of listening and cooperation as you improvise and make some sweet noise. Exciting performance opportunity at the end of class.music40.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
6:00pm-7:00pm
Introduction to Guitar Join the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy. Exciting performance and recording studio opportunities available at the end of the class! music40.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
7:00-8:00p.m.
Rock BandBring your friends and form a band! Aspiring musicians (beginners to intermediate) will form groups to collaborate with using guitars, keyboards, drums, or your own instrument. Students will learn a set of two songs, play multiple instruments and practice skill techniques. The groups will informally perform together. Bring your instrument or borrow one from the Academy. Exciting live performance and recording studio opportunities will be available at the end of classmusic40.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumWednesday
4:30-5:30p.m.
Beginning GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
5:30pm-6:30pm
Rock BandBring your friends and form a band! Aspiring musicians (beginners to intermediate) will form groups to collaborate with using guitars, keyboards, drums, or your own instrument. Students will learn a set of two songs, play multiple instruments and practice skill techniques. The groups will informally perform together. Bring your instrument or borrow one from the Academy. Exciting live performance and recording studio opportunities will be available at the end of classmusic0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
7:00pm-8:00pm
Open Studio The Cave, CROpen Studio welcomes AI members to come in and practice their music with our equipment. Either on your own, or with your crew. Musicians are available to assist you in your pursuits. music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumThursday
5:30pm-7:00pm
Open Studio The Cave, CROpen Studio welcomes AI members to come in and practice their music with our equipment. Either on your own, or with your crew. Musicians are available to assist you in your pursuits. music0.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumSaturday
1:00pm-2:30pm
Rock BandBring your friends and form a band! Aspiring musicians (beginners to intermediate) will form groups to collaborate with using guitars, keyboards, drums, or your own instrument. Students will learn a set of two songs, play multiple instruments and practice skill techniques. The groups will informally perform together. Bring your instrument or borrow one from the Academy. Exciting live performance and recording studio opportunities will be available at the end of classmusic40.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumWednesday
3:45pm-4:45pm
Music Open Studio-Band DevelopmentCome with your crew to practice your music! Musicians are available to answer questions, show you new techniques and to assist you in your pursuits. No Class March 19 or April 23. Make up dates: Sat., March 21, 1:00-2:30 pm and Mon., April 27 4:15-5:15pmmusic40.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumThursday
5:30pm-7:00pm
Music Open StudioCome on your own or with your crew to practice your music using our equipment. Musicians are available to answer questions, show you a new technique and to assist you in your pursuits.music40.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday
4:15-5:15
Rock Band Mini-Camp Beginner Aspiring musicians will for a group to collaborate with, using guitars, keyboards, drums, or your own instrument. Bring your friends and form a band! One or two songs will be taught, including skill techniques, and the groups will informally perform together. Bring your instrument or borrow one from The Cave. Exciting recording opportunities will be available at the end of class.music40.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Wednesday Friday
10:00am-11:00am
Rock Band Mini-Camp IntermediateAspiring musicians will for a group to collaborate with, using guitars, keyboards, drums, or your own instrument. Bring your friends and form a band! One or two songs will be taught, including skill techniques, and the groups will informally perform together. Bring your instrument or borrow one from The Cave. Exciting recording opportunities will be available at the end of class.music40.00The Cave, CR in Arts ImaginariumMonday Wednesday Friday
11:30am-12:30pm
Beginning GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music40Music and Arts StudioThursday
4:30pm-5:30pm
Intro to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00Truman Wednesday
3:50pm-4:50pm
Introduction to GuitarJoin the fun of learning to play the guitar. Master a few chords and along the way learn strumming patterns, picking and the fun of playing in a group….Rock out! Bring your own guitar or borrow one from the Academy.music0.00FranklinThursday
3:00pm-4:00pm
Rock Band Pink SlipsCome and join a band! Everyone is welcome to come and learn how to perform music in a rock band setting. The Pink Slips is our entry level band and provides an opportunity for aspiring rockers to get involved! Note: Students must audition for this class please contact us to register.music0.00Music and Arts StudioMonday
5:30pm-6:30pm
Intro to GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy. music0.00Truman Wednesday
3:50pm-4:50pm
Rock Band - Pink SlipsThe Music and Arts Studios are home to several rock bands and all are welcome. Audition is required for placement. Call 319-350-1805 to schedule time with a director. Membership required.music0Music and Arts StudioMonday
5:30pm-6:30pm
Rock Band - Pink SlipsBring your friends and form a band! Aspiring musicians (beginners to intermediate) will form groups to collaborate with using guitars, keyboards, drums, or your own instrument. Students will learn a set of two songs, play multiple instruments and practice skill techniques. The groups will informally perform together. Bring your instrument or borrow one from the Academy. Exciting live performance and recording studio opportunities will be available at the end of classmusic0.00Music and Arts StudioMonday
5:30pm-6:30pm
Truman Beginning GuitarJoin the fun of learning how to play the guitar! Students will enjoy learning a four chord popular song; and along the way, learn basic chords, strumming patterns, picking, and how much fun it is to play in a group! Bring your guitar, or borrow one from the Academy. Note:  To borrow a guitar from the academy a deposit is required, along with an Equipment Rental Form.  Deposit is returned on return of the instrument. music0.00Truman Thursday
3:50pm-4:50pm
Guitar IJoin the fun of learning to play the guitar. Master a few chords and along the way learn strumming patterns, picking and the fun of playing in a group….Rock out! Bring your own guitar or borrow one from the Academy. Guitars will be available during the school day for practice. music0.00MetroThursday
2:15pm-3:00pm

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