Guitar Program



Welcome to the largest, longest running group guitar program in the world!

Beginners are encouraged to start within our Core Guitar Program.

Click for the “How to Choose the Right Core Guitar Class” PDF.

We are proud to offer a wide range of group classes in various styles and levels of play.

If you'd like some guidance with regards to which class or what level to enroll in, please contact our Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello at 773.751.3371.

Weekday Morning Classes »

Hey there early birds, retirees, second shifters, where else but the Old Town School Of Folk Music will you find a rich program of Guitar, Fiddle, Mandolin, Harmonica and Voice classes available on weekdays! Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:00 AM walk through our halls and hear the sounds of singing, strumming, and sawing. Gospel, folk, old timey, pop, rock, blues - you name it, someone is teaching it and others are learning with joy.

Core Guitar Classes »   Fiddle & Cello Program »   Voice Program »   Harmonica Program »   Mandolin Program »   

Guitar Fingerboard Theory »

A highly recommended class for all students of the guitar. Examine the fundamentals of music theory from the perspective of the guitarist. Let our skilled instructors share insights into building scales and chords and finding ways to move up the neck of your instrument. Open to students at the Guitar 2 level and above.

Available Mondays and Tuesdays at 6:30 PM, Sundays at 2:00 PM, and Mondays and Fridays at noon.

Guitar Fingerboard Theory »   

Stop by Our Free Guitar Study Hall »

MONDAYS at 5:30 PM or WEDNESDAYS at 5:30 PM

Bring questions about your skill level or any items on the guitar that you are being challenged by. Our resident guitar sherpa, Steve Levitt is there to help you on your journey.

Find him Mondays at 5:30 PM in the West building in B7 aka "The Levittorium." On Wednesdays at 5:30 PM, the wisdom flows in the East building E229.

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Romantica Guitarra Latina »

Join the legendary Nelson Sosa in a bilingual class to enrich your guitar playing. Learn new rhythms, techniques and songs from multiple Latin cultures. Open to all intermediate guitar players. We meet Tuesdays at 6:30 at the Lincoln Ave. location.

Romantica Guitarra Latina »   Nelson's website »   

List of All Guitar Classes for Adults (89 found)

Guitar 1

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Any Day of the Week with Mary Peterson, Linda Smith, Joel Frankel, Mike Blackburn, Barbara Silverman, Alvin McGovern, Charles Kim, Chris Walz, Bob Goins, Jimmy Tomasello, Shelley Miller, Cathy Norden, John Abbey, Tom Ryan, Andrea Bunch, Steve Levitt, Michael O'Toole, Jane Hanna or Chris Corsale

For the complete beginner.

Guitar 1 Repertoire

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Any Day of the Week with Carlos Chacon, Mary Peterson, Linda Smith, Mike Blackburn, Barbara Silverman, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Charles Kim, Chris Walz, Dan Fulkerson, Bob Goins, Jimmy Tomasello, Shelley Miller, Jason McInnes, Cathy Norden, John Abbey, Andrea Bunch, Steve Levitt, Michael O'Toole, Jane Hanna, Chris Corsale or Deanna Devore

Improve your skills by learning lots of great songs, different strums and a few licks, while singing and playing at the same time!

Guitar 2

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Any Day of the Week with Carlos Chacon, Mary Peterson, Linda Smith, Mark Dvorak, Bill Brickey, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Charles Kim, Rod Gingrich, Dan Fulkerson, Bob Goins, Jimmy Tomasello, Shelley Miller, Jason McInnes, Steve Levitt, Steve Dawson, Tommi Zender or Deanna Devore

Your playing will take on a new dimension.

Guitar 2 Repertoire

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Any Day of the Week with Mary Peterson, Mark Dvorak, Bill Brickey, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Charles Kim, Rod Gingrich, Dan Fulkerson, Bob Goins, Shelley Miller, Cathy Norden, Rebecca Toon, Steve Dawson, Tommi Zender or Deanna Devore

This class is great entry point for the self taught. You will build repertoire and develop skills.

Guitar 3

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Any Day of the Week with Mary Peterson, Mark Dvorak, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Charles Kim, Rod Gingrich, Dan Fulkerson, Elaine Moore, Shelley Miller, Cathy Norden, Rebecca Toon, Tom Ryan, Tommi Zender or Deanna Devore

Build dexterity with basic fingerpicking and flatpicking.

Guitar 3 Repertoire

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Mary Peterson, Charles Kim, Randy Morris, Elaine Moore, Jimmy Tomasello, Scott Besaw, Tom Ryan, Jane Hanna or Steve Dawson

Armed with the knowledge of bar chords one can expand their repertoire to include many idioms.

Beyond Guitar 3

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday or Sunday with Linda Smith, Rod Gingrich, Dan Fulkerson, Elaine Moore, Jimmy Tomasello, John Abbey, Michael O'Toole or Tommi Zender

A special level for students who want to continue on the path of musical growth during our morning classes and within the confines of our Armitage location.

Guitar 4

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday with Carlos Chacon, Elaine Moore, Shelley Miller, John Abbey, Scott Besaw, Tom Ryan, Steve Levitt or Jane Hanna

Students of Guitar 4 are well on their way to being able to perform and to express themselves musically.

Guitar 4Ever

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Steve Doyle, Chris Winters, Dan Fulkerson, Bob Goins, Jacob Sweet, John Abbey, Scott Besaw, Jane Hanna or Steve Dawson

Students have been known to repeat this class endlessly! And of course, learning the guitar is a lifelong journey.

Guitar Forever with Holstein

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Saturday with Ed Holstein

The one and only legendary folk icon, Ed Holstein holds court for acoustic guitarists.

RPA Ensemble

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Steve Dawson

A group of 4ever students under Dawson's leadership

Guitarra En Español 1

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday with Jose Murillo

A bilingual experience developing basic skills in Latin style playing. Una experiencia bilingüe que desarrolla maneras básicas de tocar el estilo latino.

Guitarra En Español 2

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday with Jose Murillo

A bilingual experience building repertoire in Latin music. Una experiencia bilingüe que desarrolla el repertorio de la música latina.

Guitar Study Hall

Group ClassOpen to All

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $0 ($0 members)

Monday or Wednesday with Steve Levitt

A free Q & A with one of the school's renown guitar gurus.

Guitar Fingerboard Theory

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday, Tuesday, Friday or Sunday with Dan Fulkerson, Randy Morris, Jacob Sweet, Steve Levitt or Michael O'Toole

This class is highly recommended for all guitar students. Make it a point to enroll at some point in their musical journey.

Beatles Fingerstyle

Group ClassIntermediateNew!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 4 weeks  ·  $92 ($82 members)

Monday with Michael Miles

A splendid time is guaranteed for all.

Fingerpicking 1

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday or Thursday with Alvin McGovern or Randy Morris

Put down your plectrum and let's work with both hands.

Fingerpicking 2

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Randy Morris

Your fingers can be trained to be an orchestra - a band in the hand.

Fingerstyle Repertoire

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday or Thursday with Michael Miles or Randy Morris

Develop a songbag of solo accompaniments and instrumentals in a variety of styles.

Introduction to Flatpicking

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Flatpicking Repertoire

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Chris Walz

Build up your flatpick skills with advanced fiddle tunes, and learn note for note solos by some of the bluegrass greats.

3 Kings of the Blues Instrumentals

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Steve Hutchins

We're working on instrumentals only this session… no reason to hideaway

Classical Guitar Basics for Folk, Pop & Rock Guitarists

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($160 members)

Tuesday with Jacob Sweet

Add a new facet to your guitar playing style

Richard Thompson Songbook

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday with Steve Doyle

Celebrate the music and guitar stylings of one of the best players anywhere.

Band in Your Hands

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Chris Corsale

The strummer is the drummer and more.

Easy Licks and Rhythm Tricks

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Jon Spiegel

Go from good to WOW!!! in 8 weeks.

Overdrive 1 Electric Guitar Styles

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Dan Fulkerson

Make the transition from acoustic to electric.

Overdrive 2 Electric Guitar Styles

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Dan Fulkerson

Enhancement medication for the electric guitarist.

Lead Guitar Basics

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday or Friday with Charles Kim or Dan Fulkerson

Get yourself ready to take a solo.

Open Stage 101

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Scott Besaw

Hit your next open stage equipped with knowledge and confidence.

Rhythm Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday or Saturday with Dan Fulkerson or Bob Goins

Focus on one of the most essential elements of playing guitar and music itself.

Singing and Strumming

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday with Scott Besaw

Concentrate on both things at the same time

Slide Guitar Essentials

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Standards Made Simple

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Wiggleworms Songs for Guitarists

Group ClassBeginner

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $140 ($130 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Program Manager Erin Flynn with your contact information.

Early Country Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Paul Tyler

Work with the skills that started everything on the 6 string.

Advanced Fingerboard Theory

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

This and other musicianship classes are offered in rotation thru the year. If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Applying Fingerboard Theory

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Saturday with Bob Goins

Following up on Guitar Fingerboard Theory - learn how to use your knowledge.

Building Chord Vocabulary

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Steve Hutchins

Learn to respond fearlessly to any chord chart.

Bluegrass Guitar 1

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Saturday with John Huber

You will expand your understanding of how the guitar fits in this genre concentrating on both rhythm & lead.

Introduction to Bluegrass Guitar

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Bluegrass Guitar Repertoire

Group ClassIntermediateNew!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Saturday with John Huber

Build your songbag with this on-going class

Bluegrass Guitar Rhythm and Song

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Acoustic Blues Guitar 1

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Saturday with Paul Kaye

Build a solid foundation

Acoustic Blues Guitar 2

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Acoustic Blues Guitar 3

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Saturday with Paul Kaye

With an emphasis on building a repertoire, this class continues to develop the style and techniques of the acoustic blues guitarist.

Blues Guitar Basics 1

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

This and other musicianship classes are offered in rotation through the year. If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Blues Guitar Basics 2

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Steve Levitt

Begin to improvise and learn more unique forms of the blues style.

Blues Guitar Performance

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Steve Levitt

Perfect your blues skills and develop your own sound

Blues Fingerstyle 1

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday with Chris Walz

You'll get a taste of the Blues with Blind Boy Fuller, Tommy Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, and others.

Blues Fingerstyle 2

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday with Chris Walz

Take the fingerpicking, rhythms and regional styles of the country Blues you've learned in level 1, and concentrate on open tunings and bottleneck slide in level 2.

Blues Fingerstyle 3

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday with Chris Walz

Advance your study of fingerpicking and slide styles of the Country Blues.

Essential Blues/Rock Electric Guitar 1 Skills

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Sunday with Chris Winters

Expand techniques and your personal riff artillery within the framework of songs and progressions in the blues/rock idiom.

Essential Blues/Rock Electric Guitar Repertoire

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Sunday with Chris Winters

An ongoing class which develops repertoire in the blues/rock genre.

Intro to Brazilian Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Paulinho Garcia

Learn this specific style of playing and it will inform all of your guitar playing from now on.

Brazilian Guitar Repertoire

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Paulinho Garcia

Build your Brazilian repertoire with a true master of the genre.

Introduction To Flamenco Guitar

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday with Mehran Jalili

Examine the basic chords and rhythmic attacks of flamenco.

Flamenco Guitar 1

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday with Mehran Jalili

Develop a catalog of strums and styles necessary to play flamenco.

Flamenco Guitar 2

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday with Mehran Jalili

Develop a strong repertoire in this exciting musical idiom.

Jazz Guitar 1 Intro/Skills

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday or Saturday with Tony do Rosario

Time to take your playing to a whole other level.

Jazz Guitar 1.5

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Saturday with Tony do Rosario

Take your time to absorb the fundamentals of jazz guitar.

Jazz Guitar 2 Skills and Repertoire

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday with Tony do Rosario

Build your repertoire from session to session.

Jazz Guitar Ensemble

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Saturday with Tony do Rosario

Work on ensemble arrangements of jazz classics.

Basics of Electric Chicago Blues Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday with Steve Hutchins

Learn lead and comping techniques of the major players of the Chicago blues style.

Romantica Guitarra Latina

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Nelson Sosa

Join this bilingual celebration of Latin guitar music.

Django Guitar Styles 1

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Adrian Holovaty

Learn a distinct musical style that's loved all over the world.

Django Guitar Styles 2

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Adrian Holovaty

Continue your study of this inspired style.

Foo Fighters Acoustic

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Dan Fulkerson

We're unplugging the songbook of this influential band.

George Harrison Acoustic

Group ClassIntermediateNew!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Tommi Zender

All George, all acoustic, all the time.

Rock Unplugged

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday with Dan Fulkerson

We're rockin' hard and heavy but saving our ears at the same time.

Soul Music for Acoustic Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday with Bill Brickey

Sit down to the table and partake in a fun funky meal unplugged.

Making Friends with Barre Chords

WorkshopIntermediate

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

Sunday with Charles Kim

A great introduction to your lifelong musical pals - your fingers and favorite songs will thank you!

Blues Progressions and Soloing

WorkshopIntermediate

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $35 ($35 members)

Sunday with Jim Kahr

Get a solid handle on this universal music form from a seasoned veteran.

Brazilian Choro and Samba Music Masterclass

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $30 ($28 members)

Monday with Rogério Souza

Don't miss this chance to learn from visiting Brazilian Master composer, guitarist, and “choro novo” pioneer Rogerio Souza!

Classical Guitar Basics Part 2

Group ClassIntermediateNew!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Jacob Sweet

More of the same fun easy pieces to add pizzazz to your style.

Dan's Rhythm Method

WorkshopIntermediate

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

Saturday with Dan Fulkerson

Let's count to four all together, and get this thing right!

Dobro Minor Chords, Double-Stops, and Arpeggios

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

Monday with Ivan Rosenberg

Visiting artist and resonator guitar master Ivan Rosenberg is in town - come learn from him what eludes many an experienced dobro player!

Effect Pedals and Electronics for Guitars

WorkshopIntermediateNew!

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

Sunday with Charles Kim

The modern guitar is not just a guitar and amp any more!

Fingerpicking For Absolute Beginners

WorkshopBeginner

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($25 members)

Saturday with Charles Kim

Fingerpicking can be easy with these simple tips to help you start!

Fretboard Geography: Simplifying the Guitar Neck

WorkshopIntermediate

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

Sunday with Tommi Zender

More fun than grammar school maps! And more useful, too.

Gypsy Jazz Guitar

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $35 ($33 members)

Sunday with Olli Soikkeli

Join Olli Soikkeli, “riveting” visiting Finnish guitarist, to learn his take on the Gypsy Jazz style!

The Gypsy System: Tools for Effective Practice and Improvisation Skills

WorkshopOpen to All

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $35 ($35 members)

Thursday with Stephane Wrembel

Join Stephane Wrembel as he unlocks the key to this simple and visual Gypsy music system. It doesn't matter how long you've played or your musical preference, Stephane will provide you with new tools to apply everyday. Part of the Chicago Gypsy Jazz Fest.

Accompaniment: For Irish Music and More

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($23 members)

Sunday with Dennis Cahill

“If you know where the notes are, you can play anything on any instrument

You just need to learn why you're playing it!”

Lead Guitar Repertoire

Group ClassIntermediateNew!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Wednesday or Friday with Charles Kim or Dan Fulkerson

Build your chops and confidence.

Louisiana Guitar Styles

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Thursday with Steve Hutchins

The music of Snooks Eaglin, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown and Tab Benoit.

Paul McCartney Acoustic

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tuesday with Tommi Zender

All Paul All Acoustic

Scales With Colors

WorkshopIntermediate

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

Saturday with Dan Fulkerson

Discover a new way to learn, practice, and use scales in your guitar playing!

THE SOCIAL

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $10 ($5 members)

Friday with Laura Doherty, Tommi Zender or Mark Vee

Strumming Secrets

WorkshopIntermediate

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

Sunday with Charles Kim

Beginners and pros: Make your rhythm sound more solid in this afternoon workshop.

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