School of Music

Nonmember/Member
May
06
Wed 6:30pm
The Beginning Fiddle course is geared toward students with basic knowledge of the fiddle. Students must know how to hold the fiddle, hold the bow, and should have at least a few months playing... More Info
$140 / 120
May
06
Wed 6:30pm
Join the Bluegrass Ensemble and get some experience playing with mandolin players, fiddlers, guitarists, vocalists, and more. Singer-songwriters, join us if you'd like to work on arrangements of... More Info
$140 / 120
May
06
Wed 6:30pm
Have you been studying guitar for a while and thinking it would be fun to play some tunes with other folks?  In this ensemble we'll work with arrangements for multiple guitars plus vocals... More Info
$140 / 120
May
06
Wed 6:30pm
NOTE: Tuition for voice lessons is not priced individually but rather covers ALL SIX lessons. Please purchase a slot with your preferred teacher (one for a half hour lesson, two for a full hour) and... More Info
$165 / 120
May
06
Wed 8pm
This class is a continuation of the Beginning & Intermediate courses. If you've had lots of experience playing both the instrument and fiddle styles, then this is the class for you... More Info
$140 / 120
May
06
Wed 8pm
This class is for you if you’d like to work on making friends with bar chords. As with all of my classes, each week we learn a song or two each of which contains a skill set; new chords,... More Info
$140 / 120
May
06
Wed 8pm
Always wanted to be a part of an old-time string band? Well, here’s your chance! Get experience playing with a group of like-minded musicians, led by experienced instructors In this class we... More Info
$140 / 120
May
07
Thu 6:30pm
The Beginning Bluegrass Lead Guitar and Mandolin class is intended for those who are new to playing bluegrass guitar or mandolin, or those who have been frustrated trying to learn to play... More Info
$140 / 120
May
07
Thu 8pm
The Beginning Music Theory for Acoustic Musicians class is focused on the most practical aspects of music theory, particularly as applied to traditional and acoustic music. Music Theory is... More Info
$140 / 120
May
09
Sat 10:30am
Ottawa Valley Style step dancing is a dynamic percussive dance style originating from the Canadian Ottawa Valley.  This rhythmic dance style is danced high off the floor with relaxed arms, and... More Info
$45 / 40
May
09
Sat 1pm
In the late 17th century, fiddle music was brought to Canada largely by men working for the Hudson Bay Company.  Many of these fur traders had come from Scotland & Shetland, and brought with... More Info
$45 / 40
May
11
Mon 6:30pm
This class is intended for tin whistle students with a grounding in basic technique and a small repertoire, and is a continuation of the the previous session's Beginning Tin Whistle class. New... More Info
$140 / 120
May
11
Mon 8pm
This class is intended for students interested in the music associated with traditional wooden flute playing in Ireland and Scotland. Students should be able to play dance music at speed. Classes... More Info
$140 / 120
May
12
Tue 6:30pm
Would you love to learn to play the guitar but wonder if you’re too old, too slow, have no natural musical ability or just too busy?  I’ve been teaching people as young as 3 and as... More Info
$140 / 120
May
12
Tue 8pm
This class is a continuation of Guitar 1 and for you if you’re able to play and switch open chords with relative comfort.  As with all of my classes, each week we learn a song or two each... More Info
$140 / 120
May
22
Fri 7pm
During the workshop participants will explore sharing their voices. Drawing on my experience as a singer, performer, and vocal coach, as well as my certification in Positive Psychology (Kripalu... More Info
$45 / 40
May
31
Sun 1pm
Playing music socially is arguably more fun that playing music alone, but jumping into a session can be intimidating and overwhelming. This session is geared towards folks who are new to traditional... More Info
$12 / 10
June
13
Sat 11am
Your voice isn't the only instrument you take with you everywhere. It's important to remember that you can play a lot of wonderful rhythm through just claps, stomps and thigh slapping. Folks... More Info
$45 / 40
June
13
Sat 1:30pm
Discover the connections  between Woody Guthrie's Northwest compositions, such as "Pastures of Plenty" and "Grand Coulee Dam,"  with local logging, fishing... More Info
$45 / 40
June
28
Sun 5pm
In this 90 minute workshop guitarists will be exposed to all manner of fingerstyle guitar techniques, from classical arpeggios to jazz comping, as well as a healthy dose of country blues and Celtic... More Info
$30 / 25