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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.

Jazz Improv Fundamentals: Listening and Playing

Intermediate

Thursday with Michael Nearpass

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar Fingerboard Theory

Intermediate

Monday or Wednesday with Chris Winters, Dan Fulkerson or Steve Levitt

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

Guitar and Vocal Studio

Intermediate

Thursday with Julia Storke

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

Grab that guitar and sing and play with others.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Lead Guitar Soloing Basics

Intermediate

Tuesday with Chris Corsale

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

Get yourself ready to take a solo.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Open Stage Bootcamp

Intermediate

Thursday with Bill Brickey

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

Hit your next open stage equipped with knowledge and confidence.

Location: Online

Introduction to Jazz Guitar

Intermediate

Saturday with Tony Do Rosario

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

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

Location: Online

Jazz Guitar 1

Intermediate

Monday with Tony Do Rosario

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

Take your time to absorb the fundamentals of jazz guitar.

Location: Online

Jazz Guitar 2

Intermediate

Wednesday with Tony Do Rosario

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

Build your repertoire from session to session.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Jazz Guitar 4ever

Advanced

Wednesday with Tony Do Rosario

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

An ongoing class in the advanced study of Jazz for the guitarist.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

From Chords to Riffs

Intermediate

Wednesday with John Mead

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

Learn approaches to the fingerboard designed to improve your playing

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Arranging and Chart-Making: Upgrade Your Play

Intermediate

Monday with Paula McKernan

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 4 weeks  ·  $99 ($89 members)

Upgrade and refresh the tunes you play.

Location: Online

Creative Scale Practice 1

Intermediate

Monday with Tommi Zender

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

Learn to practice scales in a creative way while having fun!

Location: Online

Jazz Piano 101

IntermediateNew!

Friday with Jeffrey Hunter

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Jazz Piano 102

IntermediateNew!

Friday with Jeffrey Hunter

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Continuing Music Theory

Intermediate

Monday with Catherine Norden

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

Things are gonna get real interesting soon.

Location: Online

Songwriting: Fundamentals

Beginner

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

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

Own the keys that will unlock the songs within you.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Online

Songwriting: Continuing Work

Intermediate

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

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

Expand the range of your self-expression through songs.

Location: Online or Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Beginning Music Theory

Beginner

This and other musicianship classes are offered in rotation through 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)