Guitar Performance and Music Theory

These classes will simply make you a better player.

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 ($182 members)

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

Guitarchaeology

Intermediate

If you would like to be contacted the next time Professor Levitt makes an expedition, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $152 ($132 members)

Guitar and Vocal Studio

Intermediate

Tuesday or Wednesday with Elaine Moore, Cathy Norden or Chris Corsale

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Grab that guitar and sing and play with others.

Essential Blues-Rock Electric Guitar Skills

Intermediate

Sunday with Chris Winters

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Expand techniques and your personal riff artillery within the framework of songs and progressions in the blues/rock idiom.

Essential Blues-Rock Electric Guitar Repertoire

Advanced

Sunday with Chris Winters

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

An ongoing class which develops repertoire in the blues/rock genre.

Lead Guitar Basics

Intermediate

This and other musicianship classes are offered in rotation thru 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 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Arranging Pop Music for Guitar

Intermediate

Tuesday with Chris Corsale

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

If you feel like it's time to add a few bells and whistles to your playing, then this is the class for you.

Open Stage Bootcamp

Intermediate

Thursday with Bill Brickey

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Hit your next open stage equipped with knowledge and confidence.

Introduction to Jazz Guitar

Intermediate

Wednesday with Tony do Rosario

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

No matter what genre of music you play, this class will take your playing to a whole other level.

Jazz Guitar 1

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  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Jazz Guitar 2

Advanced

Saturday with Tony do Rosario

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Build your repertoire from session to session.

Jazz Guitar 4ever

Advanced

Wednesday with Tony do Rosario

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Advancing Guitar: Licks and Tricks

Intermediate

Monday with John Mead

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Learn approaches to the fingerboard designed to improve your playing

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

Private Lesson Options

Our private lessons like our group classes run in 8-week sessions, however, you can begin private lessons during any week in the session. Please call our customer service folks at 773.728.6000 to register as private lesson availability is based upon individual teacher schedules.

Lessons are scheduled weekly, for 30, 45 or 60 minutes, and are available every day of the week at our Lincoln Square and Lincoln Park locations. Our experienced and professional faculty will work with you to develop an individualized program that helps you achieve your musical goals.

Stop in at either location or call the front desk at 773.728.6000 to register.


8-week Session Prices

$288 for 30 minutes ($278 for members)

$416 for 45 minutes ($401 for members)

$536 for 60 minutes ($516 for members)


Session & Registration Dates

8-week lessons: 10/28/2019 – 12/22/2019

Monday 09/23/19: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 10/07/19: Transfer registration

Wednesday 10/09/19: Open registration

8-week lessons: 01/06/2020 – 03/01/2020

Monday 11/18/19: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 12/02/19: Transfer registration

Wednesday 12/04/19: Open registration


Teachers

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Patrik Ahlberg »
Fiddle, Violin, Guitar, School Partnerships

Louis Bardales »
Guitar

Geoff Dolce »
Violin, Fiddle, Guitar, Ukulele

Charles Kim »
Bass, Composition, Guitar, Songwriting, Ukulele

Randy Morris »
Guitar

Cathy Norden »
Piano, Guitar

Jacob Sweet »
Bass Guitar, Guitar, Songwriting, Ukulele