This class will be held in person. Masks are currently required for any in-person meeting. Full vaccination is required, for the safety of our members, staff and community.
Learn the French language and francophone culture through music! This is a bilingual course is taught in French and English, but is open to French speakers of all levels.
Join us this summer for a special course that combines music appreciation, language and culture to help you learn and master French!
We will survey the most important genres of French music and meet the most important artists in francophone music and culture. An emphasis will be given to the song texts, as we will examine and learn from the lyrics to songs as well as enjoy the music itself! The instructor is Aaron Burns M.M., AFKC language center coordinator.
This Summer class will be offered in June and July for 6 weeks (12 contact hours). This is a fun chance to focus on French through music and genres will include:
la musique folklorique / traditionnelle
la musique classique / l’opéra / ballet
le chanson française / la musique-pop
le jazz / cabaret / la musique créole / zydeco / hip-hop
la musique africaine / antillaise francophone
Current AFKC Membership is required at the time of registration. No books or workbooks are required. A laptop will be helpful, so you can keep track of new music and lyrics that you’ll discover!