Instrumental Classes

INTRO TO UKULELE  (AGES 14 TO ADULT) (ONLINE)

(14 Sessions) This class is designed for beginners and those who wish to master the fundamentals of the ukulele. Enjoy discovering the basics of playing this accessible and fun instrument. You will learn about tuning, chords, scales, strumming, and songs.

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5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (M) 9/5 - 12/17 Stevens $299

GUITAR I (AGES 14 TO ADULT) (HYBRID)

(14 sessions) This class is designed for beginners and those who wish to learn and master the fundamentals. Students will gain proficiency in basics of playing guitar: chords, strumming, fingerpicking, solos, and technique. The class will bring lots of “hands-on” experience in a variety of styles, including Alternative, Folk, Blues, Pop, Classical, and Flamenco. This class is offered both in-person and online.

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6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (M) 9/5 - 12/17 D 205 Stevens $399

GUITAR II (AGES 14 TO ADULT)

(14 Sessions) This class is designed for intermediate to advanced players. The goal is to explore styles of classic, alternative rock, and pop. Students will expand musical knowledge in rhythm, strumming, lead and fingerpicking techniques, and have frequent opportunities to perform solo for throughout the classes.

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5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (W) 9/5 - 12/17 D 205 Stevens $399

VIOLIN FOR ADULTS (AGES 12 TO ADULT)

(14 sessions) The class is for students who can play comfortably in first position and have a good grasp of note-reading and rhythm. Repertoire will include ensemble pieces chosen by the instructor according to the number and level of the participants. Some examples from previous classes include duets from the Baroque period and those by Bela Bartok (2 or more per part).

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1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (S) 9/5 - 12/17 D 205 Heaton $299

INSTRUMENTS AND MATERIALS:

  • String instrument sizes fit the student, who should be measured by the teacher or the strings retailer.

  • For violin or cello rentals, contact Stamell Strings at (845) 337-3030, Amadeus Strings at (845) 486-7617, or Joseph Regh Violins at (845) 297-2521.

  • Rental allows you to change violin size if the student is a growing child, and rental fees may often be applied to purchase when ready. Some dealers allow trade-ins on purchased instruments as well.

  • Purchase of some low-cost music textbooks may be needed, depending on the instructor and the class.