Core Level Classes

The best time to start is NOW

Accordion 1

Beginner

Saturday with Mary Ann Covone

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Get started with your squeezebox studies here!

Accordion 2

Intermediate

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

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Accordion 3

Advanced

Saturday with Mary Ann Covone

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

This upper level class is for the student who knows how to play accordion but wishes to explore repertoire and technique.

Guitar Study Hall

Open to All

Monday or Wednesday with Steve Levitt

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

A free Q & A with one of the school's renown guitar gurus. COME BY AND WE'LL HELP PLACE YOU IN THE PROGRAM

Vocal Technique for Guitarists

Beginner

Wednesday or Thursday with Bill Brickey or Julia Storke

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Singing and play all at once with an emphasis on the voice.

Introduction to the Violin/Fiddle

Beginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Fiddle 1

Beginner

Tuesday with Colby Maddox

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Begin with the basics of fiddling and learn to play simple tunes in no time.

Fiddle 2

Intermediate

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  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Fiddle 3

Intermediate

Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday with Colby Maddox, Jordan Wankoff or Genevieve Koester

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Fiddle 3 is a good place to start for intermediate fiddlers or advanced classical violinists.

Violin 1

Beginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Violin 2

Beginner

Wednesday with Patrik Ahlberg

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Violin 3

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Guitar 1

Beginner

Any Day of the Week with Mary Peterson, Linda Smith, Steve Doyle, Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson, Randy Morris, Elaine Moore, Albert Martinez, Cathy Norden, John Abbey, Louis Bardales or Deanna Devore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

For the complete beginner.

Guitar 1 Repertoire

Beginner

Any Day of the Week with Mary Peterson, Joel Frankel, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Charles Kim, Shelley Miller, Paula McKernan or Deanna Devore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

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

Beginner

Any Day of the Week with Linda Smith, Mike Blackburn, Alvin McGovern, Chris Winters, Charles Kim, Chris Walz, Dan Fulkerson, Shelley Miller, Rebecca Toon, Steve Levitt, Steve Dawson or Chris Corsale

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Your playing will take on a new dimension.

Guitar 2 Repertoire

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Linda Smith, Barbara Silverman, Bill Brickey, John Mead, Jim DeWan, Steve Dawson or Deanna Devore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

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

Guitar 3

Intermediate

Any Day of the Week with Mary Peterson, Dan Fulkerson, Elaine Moore, Shelley Miller, John Mead, Tom Ryan, Louis Bardales or Matt Gallagher

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Build dexterity with basic fingerpicking and flatpicking.

Extended Play: Guitar

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday with Mary Peterson, Chris Winters, Elaine Moore or Louis Bardales

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Make a long term commitment to improving your guitar playing skills

Guitar 3 Repertoire

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Carlos Chacon, Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson, Cathy Norden or John Abbey

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

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

Beyond Guitar 3

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Sunday with Mary Peterson, Linda Smith, Lisa Joy DeRosia or Rebecca Toon

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

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

Guitar 4

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday with Dan Fulkerson, Shelley Miller, Cathy Norden, Tommi Zender, Louis Bardales or Chris Corsale

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

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

Guitar Fingerboard Theory

Intermediate

Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Sunday with Chris Winters, Dan Fulkerson, Randy Morris or Steve Levitt

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

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

Guitar 4Ever

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday with Linda Smith, Chris Winters, Mark Dvorak, Jacob Sweet, Tom Ryan, Andrea Bunch, Steve Dawson, Tommi Zender or Chris Corsale

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

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

Guitar and Vocal Studio

Intermediate

Tuesday or Wednesday with Mary Peterson or Elaine Moore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Grab that guitar and sing and play with others.

Advancing Guitar: Licks and Tricks

Intermediate

Monday or Tuesday with John Mead

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Learn approaches to the fingerboard designed to improve your playing

Crash Bass for Guitarists

Beginner

Monday with Harlan Terson

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

A course designed for those who already play another stringed instrument.

Folk & Blues Harmonica 1

Beginner

Thursday or Friday with Skip Landt

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

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

Piano 1: Introduction to Piano

Beginner

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Farah Farid, Julia Storke, Renee Nanzer or Andrew Doney

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

(previously named Introduction to Piano)

Piano 2

Beginner

There are no classes scheduled right now.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Piano 3

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday or Saturday with Julia Storke, Renee Nanzer or Andrew Doney

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

(previously named Piano: Beginning 2)

Piano 4Ever

Intermediate

There are no classes scheduled right now.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)