An affordable alternative to private music lessons, group music lessons are a great way to learn an instrument in a supportive, enjoyable atmosphere. With the guidance of the group's well-educated instructor, you will receive the knowledge you will need in order to reach your musical goals and really enjoy playing your instrument.
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Stuart Fuchs Ukulele Workshop & Concert (Concert Only Price) Award-winning guitarist & ukulele master Stuart Fuchs, will delight and amaze you with a concert of dazzling instrumentals and uplifting soulful songs. Stuart's jaw-dropping ukulele virtuosity, world influenced guitar styles and singing has wowed audiences on four continents and greatly expands the possibilities of the humble four stringed uke. With instrumental music & song, Stuart performs a heartwarming array of styles - from Gyspy swing to Brazilian choro & samba, Celtic styles and original songs. More than just a concert, an evening with Stuart is a deep and engaging experience for audiences of all ages complete with storytelling, poetry and humor...you may even hear the hypnotic sound of the Aboriginal didgeridoo too! Audiences laugh, sing and clap along, and may even shed a tear at the wonders of life expressed in Stuart's music.
Stuart Fuchs Ukulele Workshop & Concert (Workshop + Concert Price) Deepen and improve your ukulele playing with master teacher, Stuart Fuchs. Learn new strums, rhythms, melodies, cool riffs and ukulele tricks (triplets, chucking and more). Have fun playing great songs and learning the stylistic nuances of reggae, jazz, blues and more. Learn powerful practice theniques with simple exercises from yoga, wagon & mindfulness. Followed by a concert.
Beginning Guitar Class (Ages 10+) You will learn chords, simple strums, and tuning in a fun, relaxed group setting. Classes include video on the big screen to make following along very easy as well as personal attention from an expert instructor.
Beginning Ukulele Class (Ages 10+) This relaxed group class is designed to get students started playing songs within the first lesson! This class includes learning basic chords, reading tablature, technique, arpeggios, strumming patterns, and some simple, familiar songs.
Beyond the Basics Ukulele Class Every month a new song & technique are introduced and broken down into understandable sections. Students who wish to be challenged are encouraged to use new chord shapes, etc, while the novice players focus on the basic material. This allows students of all levels to play and learn together, as well as on their own.
Billy's Jam Class for Guitar JAM Guitar Class is a low-pressure, high quality learning experience taught by Billy Raney. Jam Class consists of four 1 hour group sessions held every other week. Jam Class is a perfect fit for almost all levels of guitar players and will focus on basic chord progressions and soloing. This class will help you gain experience and confidence. After learning a few Jam songs, guitarists will have the opportunity to plug in and play along with the JAM TRACKS.
Music Together Mixed Ages (0-5yrs) Music Together is an international early childhood music and movement program for children from birth through age 7-and the grownups who love them. First offered to the public in 1987, it pioneered the concept of a research-based, developmentally appropriate early childhood music curriculum that strongly emphasizes and facilitates adult involvement.
Acoustic Guitar Club The Acoustic Guitar Club is free and open to all ages and playing abilities. Bring your guitar and play along with other acoustic guitar players at all levels. Your host teacher, Eric Enberg will introduce several new songs each month and expose you to various skills related to the material. He strives to make the material address players at different experience levels. Materials are provided free of charge.
Banjo Ukulele Club Bring your banjolele, music and a music stand (if you have one). We'll do a round robin: You pick the song - you lead the song (if you are comfortable with that). If you have music to share with the group please bring about 20 copies. This is a good-time, low stress, fun gig just to get together and play some music ton the banjo ukulele.
Irish Slow Learning Circle A learning circle (or Ceoltais) is a traditional style of learning tunes. It offers the new person to Irish music the chance to hear tunes played in the style, learn them without concern about making mistakes, and develop his or her ear. In a Ceoltais, unlike a regular session, all players are encouraged to play every tune no matter the tempo, feel free to make mistakes, ask questions, and experiment at trying to find the pitches and rhythms.
Randy's Jamming Workshop Start jamming NOW, don't wait! This workshop series is intended to get beginning and intermediate players jamming immediately. By learning to use tools such as looper pedals, iPads, garageband and more, you don't have to wait until you are a more advanced player to get started jamming.
River City Ukulele Orchestra Rehersal The River City Ukulele Orchestra is a community-based group of like-minded individuals from Roseville, CA and surrounding areas who enjoy delving into the finer points of ukulele playing as a group! Our goal is to raise funds for our Ukes for Schools non-profit program. We do this by performing several times a year at fairs, festivals and senior residence events...
Ukulele Strum-A-Long Grab your ukulele and join us Friday night for The Strum Shop's Monthly Free Ukulele Strum-A-Llong lead by Budd Snell & Dani Joy. All skill levels welcome! Always the first Friday of every month at 7pm & again the following Saturday at 10:30am.