Folk & Classical Chamber Music

$202 ($192 members) · 80 minutes · Weekly for 8 weeks

This class explores folk-inspired and infused classical chamber music, and works that are based on folk tunes. Sharpen your skills in playing independent multiple parts, interpretation of style (folk vs. classical and how to successfully combine both), sight-reading, and a possible touch of improvisation in the form of cadenzas or built-in solo sections. This class is open to all advanced instrumentalists.

Pre-requisites: String players must be comfortable in upper positions and shifting and be proficient in double-stopping/double-stringing, and reading music. For other instrumentalists, be comfortable reading and playing from standard notation.

Prerequisites

String players must be comfortable in upper positions and shifting and be proficient in double-stopping/double-stringing, and reading music. For other instrumentalists, be comfortable reading and playing from standard notation.

Special Info

This class focuses on advanced techniques and requires knowing the fundamentals on your instrument.

Instruments: Bass, Banjo, Bass-Upright, Clarinet, Fiddle, Flute, Guitar, Mandolin, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Viola, Violin, Cello, French Horn

Class Schedules and Availability

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000