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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.

Bluegrass Banjo 4: Earl Scruggs

Advanced

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

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Bluegrass Banjo 4: Earl Scruggs New Treasures

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Paul McCartney Bass Style

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Basslines For An Endless Summer

Intermediate

Saturday with Harlan Terson

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $$206 ($186 members)

A little bit of soul, a little bit of surf pack your bathing suit.

Location: Online

Black Cowboys: A Workshop and Song Share with Dom Flemons

WorkshopOpen to All

Thursday with Staff

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $40 ($35 members)

Location: Online

‘60s Style Go-Go

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Sunday with Staff

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Celebrate Isadora: Modern Dance Workshop with Jennifer Sprowl

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Saturday with Staff

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

Experience the fluidity,strength and beauty of Duncan technique.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

The ‘80s Ensemble

Intermediate

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80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

‘80s Pop Metal

Intermediate

Tuesday with Dan Fulkerson

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Break out your spandex and hairspray.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Alt-Country Ensemble

Intermediate

Saturday with Shelley Miller

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 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

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 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  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Hey Ho and all points in between

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Fleetwood Mac Ensemble

Intermediate

Thursday with John Mead

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Learn, study and perform the music of everyone's favorite band of divorcees.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Beatles Acoustic Songbook

Intermediate

Tuesday with Tommi Zender

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Beatles for Beginners

Intermediate

Thursday with Charles Kim

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

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

Location: Online

Daytime Beatles Ensemble

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Beatles Ensemble: Magical Mystery Tour

Intermediate

Wednesday with Tom Ryan

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

‘60s Classics Ensemble

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Ensemble

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Eclectic Electric Ensemble

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Folk-Rock Acoustic Ensemble

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Grateful Dead Ensemble

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Here and Now Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with Randy Morris or Andrea Bunch

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $222 ($202 members)

Just what it says, contemporary music.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

History of Rock Ensemble

Intermediate

Thursday with John Mead

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Hot Club Repertoire Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with Rick Veras

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 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  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Pink Floyd Ensemble

Intermediate

Wednesday with John Mead

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Come find out which one is pink.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Poets of Pop Ensemble

Intermediate

Wednesday with Bill Brickey

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 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  ·  $214 ($194 members)

gabba gabba hey

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Radiohead Ensemble

Intermediate

Wednesday with John Mead

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Rockabilly Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Jacob Sweet

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 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 Bill Brickey

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $222 ($202 members)

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Women's Acoustic Songbook

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Basics of Electric Chicago Blues Guitar

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $$214 ($$194 members)

Beatles Fingerstyle

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 4 weeks  ·  $99 ($89 members)

Beatles Fingerstyle Guitar

Intermediate

Monday with Michael Miles

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 4 weeks  ·  $103 ($93 members)

Let your fingers become the Fab Four

Location: Online

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  ·  $214 ($194 members)

From Chords to Riffs

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Acoustic Led Zeppelin

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Acoustic Rolling Stones

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Fingerpicking Classic Chicago Blues

Intermediate

Wednesday with Paul Kaye

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($196 members)

Learn to do like the old masters

Location: Online

Fingerpicking Guitar - Beyond Basic Picking Patterns

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

BB King: The King of the Blues

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  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Acoustic Phish Songbook

Intermediate

Tuesday with Chris Corsale

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Summertime Beatles Songbag

WorkshopIntermediate

Friday with Tommi Zender

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($18 members)

picture yourself in a boat on the river…

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

They Might Be Giants

Intermediate

Tuesday with Chris Corsale

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Songs of the Great Singer-Songwriters

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Extended Play: Folk/Country/Blues Harmonica

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

How To Write a Song That Matters with Dar Williams

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Friday with Staff

180 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $75 ($73 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

The Days Between: A Workshop Celebrating Jerry Garcia

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Saturday with Mary Peterson or Steve Levitt

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus