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Core Level Classes

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Accordion 1

Beginner

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  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Accordion 3

Advanced

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

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

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

Crash Bass for Guitarists

Beginner

Saturday with Harlan Terson

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

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

Location: Online

Vocal Technique for Guitarists

Beginner

Wednesday with Bill Brickey

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

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

Location: Online

Introduction to the Violin/Fiddle

Beginner

Tuesday with Colby Maddox

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

Sunday with Jordan Wankoff

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

Sunday with Jordan Wankoff

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

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Fiddle 3

Intermediate

Tuesday or Thursday with Colby Maddox, Steve Rosen or Patrik Ahlberg

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

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

Location: Online or Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Violin 1

Beginner

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

Violin 2

Beginner

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

Violin 3

Intermediate

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

Guitar 1

Beginner

Any Day of the Week with Alvin McGovern, Dan Fulkerson, Shelley Miller, Albert Martinez, Jim DeWan, Matt Gallagher, Chris Corsale, Deanna Devore or Daniel McLean

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

For the complete beginner.

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

Guitar 1 Repertoire

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Chris Winters, Bill Brickey, Dan Fulkerson, Catherine Norden, Deanna Devore or Jim Wynton

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 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: Online or Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar 2

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday with Carlos Chacon, Mary Peterson, Bill Brickey, Dan Fulkerson, Shelley Miller or Steve Levitt

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

Your playing will take on a new dimension.

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

Guitar Fingerboard Theory

Intermediate

Monday or Wednesday with Chris Winters or Steve Levitt

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

Guitar 2 Repertoire

Beginner

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson, Shelley Miller, Albert Martinez, Paula McKernan, Jim DeWan, Alicia Lees or Nikki O'Neill

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

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

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

Guitar 3

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday with Charles Kim, Chris Walz, Shelley Miller, Albert Martinez, Catherine Norden or Alicia Lees

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

Build dexterity with basic fingerpicking and flatpicking.

Location: Online or Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar 3 Repertoire

Intermediate

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday with Charles Kim, Tom Ryan, Jim DeWan, Steve Levitt, Louis Bardales or Chris Corsale

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

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

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

Guitar 4

Intermediate

Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday with Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson, John Mead or Catherine Norden

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

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

Location: Online or Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Guitar 4Ever

Intermediate

Any Day of the Week with Chris Winters, Jacob Sweet, Catherine Norden, Tom Ryan, Jim DeWan, Steve Dawson, Tommi Zender or Chris Corsale

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

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

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

Guitar 4ever with Holstein

Advanced

Saturday with Ed Holstein

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

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar and Vocal Studio

Intermediate

Thursday with Julia Storke

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

Grab that guitar and sing and play with others.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Beyond Guitar 3

Intermediate

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday with Mary Peterson, Elaine Moore or Deanna Devore

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

Location: Online

From Chords to Riffs

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  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Return To Guitar

Open to All

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

Simple Guitar Fills

Intermediate

Tuesday or Thursday with Barbara Silverman

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

Fill out your style with these tried and true fills.

Location: Online

Extended Play: Guitar

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday with Mary Peterson, Barbara Silverman, Chris Winters, Elaine Moore, Catherine Norden, Paula McKernan or Louis Bardales

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

Make a long term commitment to improving your guitar playing skills

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

Piano 1: Introduction to Piano

Beginner

There are no classes scheduled right now.

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

Piano 2

Beginner

Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday with Farah Farid or Julia Storke

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

(previously named Piano: Beginning 1)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Piano 3

Intermediate

Monday, Wednesday or Friday with Farah Farid, Julia Storke or Cassie Fox

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

(previously named Piano: Beginning 2)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Online

Piano 4Ever

Intermediate

Tuesday, Friday or Sunday with Julia Storke, Cassie Fox or Renee Nanzer

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

(previously named Piano: Intermediate)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Online