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Accordion 1

Beginner

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  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Accordion 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  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Introduction to the Violin/Fiddle

Beginner

Saturday with Sean Colledge

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

Get comfortable with the violin, even if you've never played a string instrument before!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Fiddle 1

Beginner

Saturday with Sean Colledge

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

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Fiddle 2

Intermediate

Tuesday or Saturday with Colby Maddox or Sean Colledge

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

In Fiddle 2, you'll really start feeling the rhythm that defines the fiddle.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Fiddle 3

Intermediate

Thursday with Sean Colledge

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

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar 1

Beginner

Any Day of the Week with Mary Peterson, Chris Walz, Dan Fulkerson, Shelley Miller, Albert Martinez, Scott Besaw, Henry Altenberg, Max Berg, Ruben Portillo, Camille McClellan or Dante Swan

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

For the complete beginner.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Guitar 1 Repertoire

Beginner

Any Day of the Week with Chris Walz, Dan Fulkerson, Randy Morris, Scott Besaw, Jim DeWan, Sophie Creutz, Henry Altenberg, Matt Gallagher, Max Berg, Ruben Portillo or Camille McClellan

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

Improve your skills by learning lots of great songs, different strums and a few licks, while singing and playing at the same time!

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave or Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar 2

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday with Alvin McGovern, Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson, Shelley Miller, Scott Besaw, Steve Dawson, Henry Altenberg, Alicia Lees, Nikki O'Neill, Max Berg, Ruben Portillo, Camille McClellan or Bear Williams

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

Your playing will take on a new dimension.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Guitar Fingerboard Theory

Intermediate

Monday, Wednesday or Thursday with Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson or Dante Swan

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

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar 2 Repertoire

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday with Carlos Chacon, Alvin McGovern, Shelley Miller, John Mead, Scott Besaw, Sophie Creutz or Max Berg

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

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Guitar 3

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday with Joel Frankel, Barbara Silverman, Dan Fulkerson, John Abbey, Scott Besaw or Max Berg

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

Build dexterity with basic fingerpicking and flatpicking.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Guitar 3 Repertoire

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Sunday with Carlos Chacon, Joel Frankel, Albert Martinez, Tom Ryan, Steve Levitt, Max Berg or Camille McClellan

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

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

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave or Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar 4

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday with Joel Frankel, Chris Winters, Bill Brickey, Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson, John Abbey, Jim DeWan, Steve Levitt, Tommi Zender or Max Berg

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

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus, Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave or Online

Guitar 4Ever

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Bill Brickey, Jacob Sweet, Jim DeWan, Steve Dawson or Tommi Zender

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

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus, Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave or Online

Guitar 4Ever with Holstein

Advanced

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

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

Crash Bass for Guitarists

WorkshopBeginner

Saturday with Harlan Terson

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $30 ($25 members)

Location: Online

Guitarra 1

BeginnerNew!

Saturday or Sunday with Ruben Portillo

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Extended Play: Guitar

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Sunday with Mary Peterson, Chris Winters or Elaine Moore

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

Make a long term commitment to improving your guitar playing skills

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Online

Piano 1: Introduction to Piano

Beginner

Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday with Cassie Fox, Leah Dahline or Xadie James

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

(previously named Introduction to Piano)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Piano 2

Beginner

Monday or Friday with Cassie Fox or Isaiah Sanderman

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

(previously named Piano: Beginning 1)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Piano 3

Intermediate

Monday, Wednesday or Thursday with Julia Storke, Isaiah Sanderman, Leah Dahline, Libby Apley or Xadie James

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

(previously named Piano: Beginning 2)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Piano 4Ever

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday with Julia Storke, Renee Nanzer, Leah Dahline or Libby Apley

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

(previously named Piano: Intermediate)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Online

Guitar and Vocal Studio

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  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Vocal Technique for Guitarists

Beginner

Tuesday or Wednesday with Bill Brickey or Julia Storke

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

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

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave or Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus