Music Theory Classes

Let's shed some light on the how and why of music and songwriting.

Having a functional knowledge of music theory can enhance your playing ability, your songwriting proficiency and your basic understanding of any genre of music. Some of these classes are guitar specific. Others, can be applied to instrumental, vocal and general music enthusiasts.

Advancing Musicianship

IntermediateNew!

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

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

Jazz Language for All Instruments

Intermediate

Monday with Tim McNamara

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

Learn to talk the talk and walk the walk.

Beginning Jazz Lab

Intermediate

Thursday with Michael Nearpass

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $152 ($142 members)

This is the class to build your chops in.

Jazz Improv 1

Intermediate

Thursday with Michael Nearpass

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($196 members)

Now we're starting to really play this stuff!

Jazz Improv 2

Intermediate

Thursday with Michael Nearpass

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

Let's dig deep into this true American music form.

The Chemistry of Chords

IntermediateNew!

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

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 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.

Introduction to Jazz Guitar

Intermediate

Wednesday with Tony do Rosario

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

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

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 ($192 members)

Essential Blues-Rock Electric Guitar Skills

Intermediate

Sunday with Chris Winters

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

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

Jazz Guitar 1

Intermediate

Saturday with Tony do Rosario

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

Take your time to absorb the fundamentals of jazz guitar.

Jazz Guitar 2

Advanced

Saturday with Tony do Rosario

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

Build your repertoire from session to session.

Open Stage Bootcamp

Intermediate

Thursday with Bill Brickey

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

Hit your next open stage equipped with knowledge and confidence.

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

Jazz Guitar 4ever

Advanced

Wednesday with Tony do Rosario

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

Music Theory: Continuing Work

Intermediate

This class is offered on a rotating basis with Beginning Music Theory 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 ($192 members)

Songwriting: Fundamentals

Beginner

Tuesday with Steve Dawson or Deanna Devore

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

Own the keys that will unlock the songs within you.

Songwriting: Continuing Work

Intermediate

Monday, Tuesday, Saturday or Sunday with Charles Kim, Steve Dawson or Deanna Devore

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

Expand the range of your self-expression through songs.

Finish Your Damn Songs!

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 ($192 members)

Beginning Music Theory

Beginner

Monday with Cathy Norden

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

Learn the fundamentals for any instrument or singer.

The Embodied Musician - Intro to the Alexander Technique

WorkshopOpen to All

Saturday with Jeremy Cohn

120 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $30 ($28 members)

Do you want to get out of your head and into your body?