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Artist-Specific Classes

We offer a variety of classes focussing on the repertoire of specific musical artists - look for options in an ensemble setting or on a specific instrument.

Fingerstyle Workshop Series with Michael J. Miles:

WorkshopIntermediate

Monday with Michael Miles

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

Location: Online

Clawhammer Banjo Workshops with Michael J. Miles

WorkshopIntermediate

Monday with Michael Miles

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

Michael presents his compelling arrangements with the kind of detail that demystifies complexity and establishes pathways for students to arrange their own works.

Location: Online

Bluegrass Banjo 4: Earl Scruggs New Treasures

Intermediate

Wednesday with Chris Walz

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Paul McCartney Bass Style

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Basslines For An Endless Summer

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

‘60s Style Go-Go

WorkshopOpen to All

Sunday with Staff

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $20 ($18 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

The ‘80s Ensemble

Intermediate

There are no classes scheduled right now. Please check back.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

‘80s Pop Metal

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Alt-Country Ensemble

Intermediate

Saturday with Shelley Miller

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Calling all cowboys & cowgirls we're twanging our way thru some great material.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

‘90s Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Andrea Bunch or Craig Davis Pinson

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Whatever, dude. East Village, East London, Eastern Europe, East Building.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

New Americana Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with Alton Smith

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Hey Ho and all points in between

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Fleetwood Mac Ensemble

Intermediate

There are no classes scheduled right now. Please check back.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Beatles Acoustic Songbook

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Beatles for Beginners

Intermediate

Thursday with Charles Kim

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

The music of the Fab Four simplified for those who have only played a short while.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Daytime Beatles Ensemble

Intermediate

Friday with Steve Levitt

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)


Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Beatles Ensemble: Magical Mystery Tour

Intermediate

Wednesday with Tom Ryan

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

‘60s Classics Ensemble

Intermediate

Saturday with Steve Levitt

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

You call the tune; we'll learn the tune.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Ensemble

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Eclectic Electric Ensemble

Intermediate

Wednesday with Tommi Zender

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

We can take this bus anywhere you want.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Folk-Rock Acoustic Ensemble

Intermediate

Wednesday with Tommi Zender

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Work on licks, harmonies, arrangements a great mix of artists and songs

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Grateful Dead Ensemble

Intermediate

Thursday with Steve Levitt

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Come join Uncle Steve's band

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Here and Now Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Randy Morris or Andrea Bunch

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $264 ($244 members)

Just what it says, contemporary music.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

History of Rock Ensemble

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Hot Club Repertoire Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with Rick Veras

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Jazz Improv Fundamentals: Listening and Playing

Intermediate

Thursday with Michael Nearpass

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Pink Floyd Ensemble

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Poets of Pop Ensemble

Intermediate

Wednesday with Bill Brickey

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

We're paying attention to both lyrics and groove.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Punk Ensemble

Intermediate

Saturday with Shelley Miller

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

gabba gabba hey

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Radiohead Ensemble

Intermediate

There are no classes scheduled right now. Please check back.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Rockabilly Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Jacob Sweet

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Join this rootsy band comprised of a combination of R&B mixed with country influences.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Soul Ensemble

Intermediate

Thursday with Alton Smith or Bill Brickey

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $264 ($244 members)

Join one of the longest running ensembles celebrating this American music form

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Basics of Electric Chicago Blues Guitar

Intermediate

Monday with Steve Hutchins

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Beatles Fingerstyle

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 4 weeks  ·  $124 ($114 members)

Beatles Fingerstyle Guitar

Intermediate

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

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 4 weeks  ·  $124 ($114 members)

The 3 Kings

Intermediate

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

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Brothers Vaughan Guitar Styles

Advanced

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

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

From Chords to Riffs

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Acoustic Led Zeppelin

Intermediate

Tuesday with John Mead

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Acoustic Rolling Stones

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Electric Blues Guitar: Texas Style

Intermediate

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.

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

Fingerpicking Classic Chicago Blues

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Fingerpicking Guitar - Beyond Basic Picking Patterns

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

BB King: The King of the Blues

Intermediate

Monday with Steve Hutchins

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

BB, Freddy and Albert

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Acoustic Phish Songbook

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

They Might Be Giants Songbag

Intermediate

There are no classes scheduled right now. Please check back.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Winter Beatles Songbag

WorkshopIntermediate

Friday with Tommi Zender

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

Location: Online

Songs of the Great Singer-Songwriters

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)