MONDAY

Ukulele Chords & Songs Play-A-Long (teens and adults) $150/8wks
Taught by Steve Roy
1:00-1:55PM (online via Zoom)
Join the craze that is sweeping the nation from kindergarten classrooms to pop stars – the Uke! You will be playing basic chords and simple melodies in no time. This is one of the hippest and easiest instruments to learn – you will be the life of the party and your friends will want to join you! Students must have access to a ukulele, a knowledge of basic chords and come with a desire to learn.
Intermediate Fiddle Tunes (teens and adults) $150/8wks
Taught by Sam Schuth
5:00-5:55PM (outside tent Max 10 students)
A summer fiddle class close to home! Expand your technical skills and repertoire this summer, as 317 teaching artist Sam Schuth teaches a range of fiddle tunes from the New England, Québecois, and Irish traditions. Sam’s versions of popular ‘chestnuts’ like Sheebeg and Sheemore, Bay of Fundy, St. Ann’s Reel, Old Favorite jig and many others will be taught by ear and music packets will be provided for home practice. Participants should have some playing experience, and should be able to play a few fiddle tunes all the way through at a moderate tempo
Girl Power! (Ages 9-12) $150/8wks
Taught by Diana Hansen
6:30-7:25PM (outside tent Max 10 students)
This ensemble looks at successful women vocalists such as Adele, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and their powerful songs. Come and sing! We will explore our voices, create fun moves, and harmonize.
ABOUT DISCOVERY AND JAM CLASSES: Curriculum repeats after 4 weeks. Students seeking 8 weeks of instruction might want to switch to a different Discovery or Jam instrument for 2nd, 4 week session.

TUESDAY

Discovery Fiddle (ages 6-9) $80/4wks or $150/2, 4 week sessions  Instruments provided!
9:00-9:55AM (outside tent Max 10 students)

Discovery classes are for beginning students who want to develop music skills on a particular instrument. Discovery teachers promote a positive balance between keeping things fun in the group and making progress. Students will start with the basics and will be playing simple tunes together by the end of the session.

In order to play music safely together, all Discovery classes except for Discovery Piano will be held under a tent outside and space for these classes are limited. We will provide instruments for those who do not have one already for you to use for the duration of the session. You will be able to bring the instrument home and individuals will not be sharing instruments. At the end of the session, instruments will be returned and properly sanitized.

Just Jam! Ukulele (ages 10-14) $80/4wks, AUGUST ONLY
Taught by Carter Logan
11:00-11:55AM Uke (outside tent Max 10 students)

These classes focus on the instrument you’ve been interested in learning.

Individuals should have at least one year experience making music prior to this session and should bring their ukulele or guitar if they have one. Students can either sign up for one four-week session or both sessions. In order to play music safely together, all classes except for Just Jam! Piano will be held under a tent outside and space for these classes are limited.

Discovery Uke (ages 6-9) $80/4wks, AUGUST ONLY
Taught by Conor Linehan
1:00-1:55PM (outside tent Max 10 students)
Discovery classes are for beginning students who want to develop music skills on a particular instrument. Discovery teachers promote a positive balance between keeping things fun in the group and making progress. Students will start with the basics and will be playing simple tunes together by the end of the session.
In order to play music safely together, all Discovery classes except for Discovery Piano will be held under a tent outside and space for these classes are limited. We will provide instruments for those who do not have one already for you to use for the duration of the session. You will be able to bring the instrument home and individuals will not be sharing instruments. At the end of the session, instruments will be returned and properly sanitized.
Songwriting Mini-Session (adults in July/teens in August) $80/4wks in July or August
Taught by Sorcha Cribben-Merrill
5:30-6:25PM (online via Zoom)
There are as many ways to write a song as there are people writing them. But choosing from the infinite can be daunting. Let Sorcha be your mentor in this fun, supportive group as you explore your first song, fine-tune ones you’ve written, or test out fresh ideas. Structure and creative play are co-pilots on this 4 week songwriting adventure. Come as you are. Go at your own pace. The 4 week session in July is for adults.  August is teens only. 

WEDNESDAY

Discovery Ukulele (ages 6-9) $80/4wks or $150/2, 4 week sessions. Instruments provided!
9-9:55AM (outside tent Max 10 students)
July Session Full/August has a few spaces
(see above)
JUST ADDED! Discovery Piano (ages 6-9) $80/4wks or $150/2, 4 week sessions. Keyboard at home required.
10:00-10:55AM (Room 11+Cafe Max 5 students)
Just Jam! Guitar (ages 10-14) $80/4wks or $150/2, 4 week sessions
Taught by Carter Logan
11:00-11:55A (outside tent Max 10 students)
(see above)
Flatpicking Fiddle Tunes For Guitar (teens and adults) $150/8wks
Taught by Lincoln Meyers
4:00-4:55PM (outside tent Max 10 students)
Join master flat picker Lincoln Meyers for a hands-on, repertoire and skill-building class for the acoustic guitar. You will work with Lincoln to learn his guitar arrangements of popular and classic fiddle tunes, launching your playing to the next level. Lincoln will break down and illuminate some of the creative and technical building blocks that define the style made famous by Tony Rice, Norman Blake, Doc Watson, Clarence White and others. For intermediate players with previous experience or permission of the instructor.
Bluegrass Ensemble (teens and adults) $150/8wks
Taught by Lincoln Meyers
5:30-6:25PM (outside tent Max 10 students)
If you are an intermediate or advanced beginner, can play a handful of bluegrass tunes and are not scared off by the high lonesome sound, then this bluegrass ensemble is for you. In this group class, students will work on classic material while learning the ins and outs of playing in a bluegrass band such as taking and accompanying solos, kicking off tunes, and harmony singing.

THURSDAY

JUST ADDED Little Roots Walkers (1 child under 5 w/caregiver) $140/7wks
July 9-August 20 (makeup if needed August 27)
8:30-9:15AM (outside tent Max 6 families)
Additional children by permission of Kristine only.

Little Roots Family classes draw upon caregiver connections to teach simple songs, rhymes and movement activities in a way that fosters musical expression and builds community. Children will practice matching pitch, learning simple melodies, and moving to the beat through playful songs, games, and activities in a fun and supportive environment.

Please ask Kristine Pennell, Little Roots Coordinator, if you think you’ll be bringing another kiddo with you. This is to ensure our group number is low and everyone is safe.

Little Roots Walkers (1 child under 5 w/caregiver $140/7wks
10:00-10:45AM (outside tent Max 6 families)
FULL

Little Roots Family classes draw upon caregiver connections to teach simple songs, rhymes and movement activities in a way that fosters musical expression and builds community. Children will practice matching pitch, learning simple melodies, and moving to the beat through playful songs, games, and activities in a fun and supportive environment.

Please ask Kristine Pennell, Little Roots Coordinator, if you think you’ll be bringing another kiddo with you. This is to ensure our group number is low and everyone is safe.

Discovery Piano (ages 6-9) $80/4wks or $150/2, 4 week sessions. Keyboard at home required.
9:00-9:55AM (Room 11+Cafe Max 5 students)
July Session Full
(see above)
Just Jam! Piano (ages 10-14) $80/4wks AUGUST ONLY Keyboard at home required.
11:00-11:55A Piano (Room 11+Cafe Max 5 students)
(see above)

FRIDAY

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