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Guitar Performance and Music Theory

These classes will simply make you a better player.

Guitar Fingerboard Theory

Intermediate

Monday or Tuesday with Chris Winters, Dan Fulkerson or Elijah Bradford

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Guitar and Vocal Studio

Intermediate

Thursday with Julia Storke

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Grab that guitar and sing and play with others.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Lead Guitar Soloing Basics

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Pop Guitar Techniques & Arrangement

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  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Open Stage Bootcamp

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Introduction to Jazz Guitar

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Jazz Guitar 1

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Jazz Guitar 2

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Jazz Guitar 4ever

Advanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Guitar Fingerboard Theory 2

Advanced

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  ·  $206 ($186 members)

From Chords to Riffs

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Advancing Guitar 2: Licks and Tricks

IntermediateNew!

Tuesday with John Mead

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 4 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Advancing Guitar: What to Know About Chords

IntermediateNew!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 4 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Creative Scale Practice 1

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

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: 06/20/2022 – 08/14/2022

Monday 05/16/22: Re-registration for current students begins

Tuesday 05/31/22: Transfer registration

Wednesday 06/01/22: Open registration

8-week lessons: 08/29/2022 – 10/23/2022

Monday 07/11/22: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 07/25/22: Transfer registration

Wednesday 07/27/22: Open registration

8-week lessons: 10/24/2022 – 12/18/2022

Monday 09/19/22: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 10/03/22: Transfer registration

Wednesday 10/05/22: Open registration


Teachers

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Patrik Ahlberg »
Violin, Fiddle, Guitar

Louis Bardales »
Guitar

Charles Kim »
Bass, Composition, Guitar, Songwriting, Ukulele (including Baritone), Mandolin

Randy Morris »
Guitar

Jacob Sweet »
Bass Guitar, Guitar, Songwriting, Ukulele