Core Level Classes

The best time to start is NOW

Vocal Technique for Guitarists

Beginner

Wednesday with Bill Brickey

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

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

Introduction to the Violin/Fiddle

Beginner

Sunday with Jordan Wankoff

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

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

Fiddle 1

Beginner

Monday with Devin Shepherd

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

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

Fiddle 2

Intermediate

Thursday with Colby Maddox

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

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

Fiddle 3

Intermediate

Tuesday or Sunday with Steve Rosen or Jordan Wankoff

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

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

Violin 1

Beginner

Wednesday with Brandi Berry Benson

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

Violin 2

Beginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

Violin 3

Intermediate

Wednesday with Brandi Berry Benson

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

Guitar 1

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Sunday with Carlos Chacon, Chris Winters, Elaine Moore, Albert Martinez, John Abbey, Tom Ryan or Deanna Devore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

For the complete beginner.

Guitar 1 Repertoire

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday with Dan Fulkerson, Shelley Miller, Albert Martinez, Paula McKernan, Chris Corsale, Alicia Lees or Deanna Devore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 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 Mary Peterson, Mike Blackburn, Barbara Silverman, Chris Walz, Randy Morris, Shelley Miller, John Mead, Steve Levitt, Louis Bardales or Deanna Devore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

Your playing will take on a new dimension.

Guitar 2 Repertoire

Beginner

Any Day of the Week with Bill Brickey, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson, Elaine Moore, John Mead, Catherine Norden, Jim DeWan, Andrea Bunch, Matt Gallagher or Alicia Lees

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

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

Guitar 3

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Mary Peterson, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Charles Kim, Bob Goins, Shelley Miller or Catherine Norden

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

Build dexterity with basic fingerpicking and flatpicking.

Extended Play: Guitar

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday with Mary Peterson, Chris Winters, Elaine Moore, Catherine Norden, Jim DeWan, Steve Dawson, Louis Bardales or Deanna Devore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

Make a long term commitment to improving your guitar playing skills

Guitar 3 Repertoire

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday with Mary Peterson, Steve Doyle, Dan Fulkerson, Elaine Moore, Rebecca Toon or John Abbey

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

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

Beyond Guitar 3

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday with Mary Peterson, Linda Smith, Dan Fulkerson or Deanna Devore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 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 or Saturday with Linda Smith, Charles Kim, John Abbey or Chris Corsale

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 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 or Wednesday with Chris Winters, Dan Fulkerson or Steve Levitt

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 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, Jacob Sweet, Tom Ryan, Steve Levitt, Steve Dawson, Tommi Zender or Chris Corsale

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

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

Guitar 4ever with Holstein

Advanced

Saturday with Ed Holstein

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

The one and only legendary folk icon, Ed Holstein holds court for acoustic guitarists.

Guitar and Vocal Studio

Intermediate

Wednesday with Elaine Moore

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

Grab that guitar and sing and play with others.

20 Songs You Can Play Now

WorkshopIntermediateNew!

Friday with Shelley Miller

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $15 ($14 members)

We'll focus on 3 and 4 chord songs that are accessible--and fun--for players and listeners of all ages.

Advancing Guitar: Licks and Tricks

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 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

Fingerstyle Workshop Series

WorkshopIntermediateNew!

Wednesday with Michael Miles

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

Guitar Technique Enhancement Studio

IntermediateNew!

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

Return To Guitar

Open to AllNew!

Saturday with Chris Walz

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

Rumor has it there's a guitar in the back of your closet. Let's get it out and make some music.

Learn to Play Wiggleworms Songs

Open to AllNew!

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 4 weeks  ·  $80 ($70 members)

Crash Bass for Guitarists

Beginner

Many of our Bass classes rotate through 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 4 weeks  ·  $99 ($89 members)

Folk & Blues Harmonica 1

Beginner

Friday with Skip Landt

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

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

Piano 1: Introduction to Piano

Beginner

Monday, Wednesday or Thursday with Julia Storke, Cassie Fox or Kelsey Georgesen

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

(previously named Introduction to Piano)

Piano 2

Beginner

Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday with Paul Giallorenzo, Renee Nanzer or Kelsey Georgesen

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

(previously named Piano: Beginning 1)

Piano 3

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday with Paul Giallorenzo, Julia Storke, Renee Nanzer or Kelsey Georgesen

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

(previously named Piano: Beginning 2)

Piano 4Ever

Intermediate

Tuesday, Saturday or Sunday with Paul Giallorenzo, Julia Storke or Renee Nanzer

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $181 ($161 members)

(previously named Piano: Intermediate)

Guitar Arranging and Singing with Happy Traum

WorkshopIntermediateNew!

Sunday with Staff

120 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $45 ($40 members)

Join the legendary guitarist and educator make the most of what you've got to arrange simple song to make them interesting and compelling!