Harmonica Classes



It's a big musical experience that fits in your back pocket!

Start with Harmonica 1 & Repertoire or Chicago Blues Harp 1.

List of All Harmonica Courses for Adults (9 found)

Harmonica 1 and Repertoire

Group ClassBeginner

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

Monday or Tuesday with Skip Landt

Learn the basic skills used in blues, gospel, folk, country, and more!

Harmonica 2 and Repertoire

Group ClassIntermediate

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

Monday or Tuesday with Skip Landt

Students will play songs in the first three "positions" and will learn/develop note-bending skills.

Blues Harmonica Performance Class

Group ClassAdvanced

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

Monday with Joe Filisko

Examine the rich legacy of recordings left by the great Blues Harp masters.

Chicago Blues Harp 1

Group ClassBeginner

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

Monday or Saturday with Mario Rabaza or Zoe Savage

Whether you're just interested in learning the basics or aspire to play at the highest level, here's where you start.

Chicago Blues Harp 2

Group ClassIntermediate

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

Monday or Saturday with Mario Rabaza or Zoe Savage

Now that you have the fundamentals in order, build your repertoire of solos in level 2.

Chicago Blues Harp 3

Group ClassIntermediate

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

Monday with Joe Filisko

Now that you can play some 12-bar blues, explore the elusive techniques of the masters to expand your sound and fatten up your tone.

Cajun Harmonica

Group ClassAdvanced

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

Saturday with Zoe Savage

Learn authentic traditional Cajun music on your diatonic harmonica.

Harmonica Forever

Group ClassIntermediate

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

Monday or Tuesday with Skip Landt

Students in Harmonica Forever include those who have played for years along with newer players who want to keep developing skills.

Harmonica Rhythm & Chording

Group ClassOpen to All

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $136 ($126 members)

Monday with Joe Filisko

Learn authentic harmonica train imitations, fox chases, and accompaniment for blues and folk music.

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