Calendar

The Hickory Music Factory (HMF) hosts dozens of events and programs in the Catawba community and serves over 20,000 people each year. The majority of these programs are free and open to the public and reach out to all ages, from children to seniors. 

Feb
25
Tue
Beethoven Kids – ages 8-9 @ Hickory Music Factory
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Schlagen-Music gives students the opportunity to experience and appreciate music by singing, playing instruments, movement and reading age appropriate musical notation. Students will get to explore all the different elements of music such as rhythm, melody, dynamics and tempo through the Kodaly and Orff Methods.

Schlagen-Musik Small group lessons – 30 minute classes

Fall classes will meet every Tuesday starting February 4th – April 28th              

Beethoven Kids ages 8-9 years old 2:00 – 2:30

Cost – $120.00 per session plus any materials

Minimum of 4 students

Contact – Sherry Schlagenhauf –  828-612-0467   sschlag61@gmail.com

Jazz Combo @ Hickory Music Factory
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The HMF Jazz Combo offers students an opportunity to explore Jazz styles in a small group setting. The program is designed to help students develop the skills necessary to excel in small ensemble performance, emphasizing Improvisation, reading chord changes and playing from simple lead sheets.

The HMF Jazz Combo is available to Junior High and High School students who schedule and pass an audition.

Instrumentation needed for the group; Voice, Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drum Set/Percussion/Vibraphone

The ensemble will meet weekly on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30pm beginning Jan.14.

For more info or to schedule an audition please contact;

Rick Hefner at 828-638-0501 or rickhefner@gmail.com

Feb
27
Thu
One Music for All – Homeschool Chorus @ HMF
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Hickory Music Factory is offering a homeschool chorus ensemble for upper middle school and high school students. This class is a part of the HMF “One Music for All” program and is free all who would like to participate (spots are limited). This program was made possible through a grant from the Corning Foundation.

One Music for All – After school music program (Middle School) @ HMF
Feb 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Hickory Music Factory is offering after school ensembles for middle school school students. This class is a part of the HMF “One Music for All” program and is free all who would like to participate (spots are limited). This program was made possible through a grant from the Corning Foundation.

Feb
28
Fri
One Music for All – After school music program (Elementary School) @ HMF
Feb 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Hickory Music Factory is offering after school ensembles for elementary school students. This class is a part of the HMF “One Music for All” program and is free all who would like to participate (spots are limited). This program was made possible through a grant from the Corning Foundation.

Feb
29
Sat
Open Mic Night @ Hickory Music Factory
Feb 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Everyone is invited to the Hickory Music Factory’s Open Mic Night held the last Saturday of each month. Solo acts/full bands are welcomed to come and play. P.A., drums, amps and piano are provided. Performers get a 10 minute slot to perform and sign up is at 7:45pm. Open to the public/all ages.

Mar
2
Mon
Folk Ensemble @ HMF
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm

The Hickory Music Factory Folk Ensemble is a group that meets weekly. Students explore playing in an ensemble setting while learning traditional and contemporary folk tunes. They perform at varies places towards the end of the semester. Instruments in the ensemble include guitar, violin, ukulele, cello, mandolin, banjo, percussion, bass, and voice.

Mar
3
Tue
Mozart Kids – ages 4-5 @ Hickory Music Factory
Mar 3 @ 12:30 pm – May 26 @ 2:00 pm

Schlagen-Music gives students the opportunity to experience and appreciate music by singing, playing instruments, movement and reading age appropriate musical notation. Students will get to explore all the different elements of music such as rhythm, melody, dynamics and tempo through the Kodaly and Orff Methods.

Schlagen-Musik Small group lessons – 30 minute classes

Fall classes will meet every Tuesday starting February 4th – April 28th

Mozart Kids ages 4-5 years old 12:30 – 1:00                                                  

Cost – $120.00 per session plus any materials

Minimum of 4 students

Contact – Sherry Schlagenhauf –  828-612-0467 sschlag61@gmail.com

Bach Kids – ages 6-7 @ Hickory Music Factory
Mar 3 @ 1:15 pm – May 26 @ 2:45 pm

Schlagen-Music gives students the opportunity to experience and appreciate music by singing, playing instruments, movement and reading age appropriate musical notation. Students will get to explore all the different elements of music such as rhythm, melody, dynamics and tempo through the Kodaly and Orff Methods.

Schlagen-Musik Small group lessons – 30 minute classes

Fall classes will meet every Tuesday starting February 4th – April 28th

Bach Kids ages 6-7 years old 1:15 – 1:45

Cost – $120.00 per session plus any materials

Minimum of 4 students

Contact – Sherry Schlagenhauf –  828-612-0467 sschlag61@gmail.com

Beethoven Kids – ages 8-9 @ Hickory Music Factory
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Schlagen-Music gives students the opportunity to experience and appreciate music by singing, playing instruments, movement and reading age appropriate musical notation. Students will get to explore all the different elements of music such as rhythm, melody, dynamics and tempo through the Kodaly and Orff Methods.

Schlagen-Musik Small group lessons – 30 minute classes

Fall classes will meet every Tuesday starting February 4th – April 28th              

Beethoven Kids ages 8-9 years old 2:00 – 2:30

Cost – $120.00 per session plus any materials

Minimum of 4 students

Contact – Sherry Schlagenhauf –  828-612-0467   sschlag61@gmail.com

Jazz Combo @ Hickory Music Factory
Mar 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The HMF Jazz Combo offers students an opportunity to explore Jazz styles in a small group setting. The program is designed to help students develop the skills necessary to excel in small ensemble performance, emphasizing Improvisation, reading chord changes and playing from simple lead sheets.

The HMF Jazz Combo is available to Junior High and High School students who schedule and pass an audition.

Instrumentation needed for the group; Voice, Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drum Set/Percussion/Vibraphone

The ensemble will meet weekly on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30pm beginning Jan.14.

For more info or to schedule an audition please contact;

Rick Hefner at 828-638-0501 or rickhefner@gmail.com

Mar
5
Thu
One Music for All – Homeschool Chorus @ HMF
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Hickory Music Factory is offering a homeschool chorus ensemble for upper middle school and high school students. This class is a part of the HMF “One Music for All” program and is free all who would like to participate (spots are limited). This program was made possible through a grant from the Corning Foundation.

One Music for All – After school music program (Middle School) @ HMF
Mar 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Hickory Music Factory is offering after school ensembles for middle school school students. This class is a part of the HMF “One Music for All” program and is free all who would like to participate (spots are limited). This program was made possible through a grant from the Corning Foundation.

Mar
6
Fri
One Music for All – After school music program (Elementary School) @ HMF
Mar 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Hickory Music Factory is offering after school ensembles for elementary school students. This class is a part of the HMF “One Music for All” program and is free all who would like to participate (spots are limited). This program was made possible through a grant from the Corning Foundation.

Mar
7
Sat
Community Music Lessons @ Hickory Music Factory
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Hickory Music Factory in partnership with the Hickory Parks and Recreation Department, will be offering free music lessons to Hickory City residents. Anyone ages 5 and up are welcome to sign up for a private 30 minute lesson. Please call for a list of instruments being taught. No skill is needed to participate.

If you would like to sign up for a lesson, PLEASE CALL Angela Smith 828-324-6990. There will be a $5 charge for non Hickory City residents.