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

Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday with Jordan Wankoff, Brandi Berry or Patrik Ahlberg

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

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

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

Tuesday with Genevieve Koester

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

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

Fiddle 3

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday with Colby Maddox, Steve Rosen, Jordan Wankoff, Genevieve Koester or Patrik Ahlberg

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 Brandi Berry

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

Violin 3

Intermediate

Wednesday with Brandi Berry

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

Guitar 1

Beginner

Any Day of the Week with Mary Peterson, Steve Doyle, Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson, Elaine Moore, Shelley Miller, John Abbey, Paula McKernan, 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, Dan Fulkerson, Shelley Miller, Paula McKernan, Steve Dawson, Deanna Devore or Chris Baxter

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, Albert Martinez, 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, Randy Morris, Bob Goins, John Mead, Jim DeWan, Steve Dawson, Louis Bardales 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 Carlos Chacon, Mary Peterson, Charles Kim, Dan Fulkerson, Elaine Moore, Shelley Miller, Cathy Norden, Tom Ryan, Jane Hanna, TBA, 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 or Friday with Mary Peterson, Chris Winters or Elaine Moore

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, John Abbey or Steve Levitt

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

Let's Talk about Practice: A Discussion of Practice Habits

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Sunday with Jason McInnes

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $20 ($19 members)

Learn what works and what doesn't work for other musicians, and learn how to set achievable goals.

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 or Saturday with Farah Farid, Renee Nanzer or Andrew Doney

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

(previously named Introduction to Piano)

Piano 2

Beginner

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday with Farah Farid, Julia Storke, Renee Nanzer or Andrew Doney

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

(previously named Piano: Beginning 1)

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

Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday with Farah Farid or Renee Nanzer

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

(previously named Piano: Intermediate)