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Woodwinds & Reeds Classes

Trad Jazz Ensemble

IntermediateNew!

Tuesday with Tim McNamara

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

We're playing the good old good ones

Afrobeat Ensemble 1

Intermediate

Saturday with Gros Ngolle Pokossi

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Join with others to celebrate the music of a continent.

Afrobeat Ensemble 2

IntermediateNew!

Saturday with Gros Ngolle Pokossi

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Let's bring this party to a whole other level

Introduction to Irish Session Ensemble

Beginner

Monday with Mike Austin or Jim Conway

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

If you've ever wanted to learn more about the Irish music tradition, this class is for you

Irish Session Repertoire

Intermediate

This class alternates every other session with the Intro to Irish Session class.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Big Band Jazz Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with TBA

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $240 ($220 members)

Think the Cotton Club comes to Lincoln Square.

Latin Jazz Ensemble

Advanced

Sunday with Manny Bances

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz performance will inform your jazz study.

Beginning Jazz Lab

Intermediate

Thursday with Michael Nearpass

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $160 ($140 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  ·  $210 ($190 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  ·  $210 ($190 members)

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

Klezmer Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Marianne Bossert

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Celebrate the expressive melodies of this Eastern European music of Jewish descent.

Latin Grooves and Roots Ensemble

Intermediate

Sunday with Manny Bances

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Add some spicy flavorings to whatever style you play: Jamming with Latin Roots music and contemporary funky fusions.

Reggae Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with Gregg Ostrom

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $210 ($190 members)

Come get you some ska, rocksteady, roots reggae, and dancehall from the great nation of Jamaica.

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

$296 for 30 minutes ($286 for members)

$424 for 45 minutes ($409 for members)

$544 for 60 minutes ($524 for members)


Session & Registration Dates

8-week lessons: 03/02/2020 – 05/03/2020

Monday 01/27/20: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 02/10/20: Transfer registration

Wednesday 02/12/20: Open registration

8-week lessons: 05/04/2020 – 06/28/2020

Monday 03/23/20: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 04/06/20: Transfer registration

Wednesday 04/08/20: Open registration


Teachers

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John Goldman »
Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone, Wind Instruments