16 Week Core Classes

Fall ~ September to January
Spring ~  February to June

Campfire Guitar Bootcamp 101 for Adults

Students enrolled in Campfire Bootcamp 101 will be given the opportunity to play and sing fun, varied songs with other people and will be given instruction for various ways to approach accompaniment. The songs will be kept simple to afford greater, relaxed expression and more material.

Summer 2023 | Tuesdays 8p ~ REGISTER HERE
Fall 2023 | Tuesdays 5:30p ~ REGISTER HERE
Fall 2023 | Tuesdays 8p ~ REGISTER HERE
Fall 2023 | Thursdays 8p ~ REGISTER HERE

Fiddle Fun for Adults

Fiddle class is great for violin/fiddle students who are interested in exploring different styles of fiddle music from Celtic to Bluegrass, Folk to Trad and everything in-between!
You will be in a group class with other music lovers  and will learn many skills, including how to play a variety of fiddle music and how to play with others as an ensemble in a supportive and fun environment. Hone your skills in the art of fiddling in private lessons as well!

Fall 2023 | Mondays 8:00 ~ REGISTER HERE

Finding Your Voice ~ Adult Community Choir

Our group vocal class is for folks of all musical backgrounds and varied experience levels who love to sing. Everyone is welcome, from experienced singers to total beginners. Singing in a choir is a great way to meet people and has been shown to improve confidence, happiness and our general well being. This class will be specifically designed for the group to learn: vocal technique, warm-ups, musicality, lyric analysis, harmony, music theory and tuning. We will explore fun and familiar repertoire that include a variety of musical styles while working towards an end of the year performance. This one hour weekly class is a safe and fun learning environment that will foster creativity, education and the joy of music in everyone. 

Fall 2023 | Tuesdays 8:00 ~ REGISTER HERE

Jazz Class

Open to all instruments, this course offers students the opportuity to explore improvisation strategies in a group setting.
During each 16 week session we will explore several jazz forms from ‘The Real Book’ including altered blues, simple bossa nova and swing standards. Students will learn to play the ‘Head’, explore comping strategies and practise soloing over 
Fall 2023 | Wednesdays 7:30p ~ REGISTER HERE

Garage Band Revival for Adults

This isn’t a class as much as it is a great place to get together in small groups to play  and share music. It will complement the Campfire Guitar Bootcamp 101 well in that there will only be 1 meeting/month and rather than learning a pile of songs and riding the wave in a big group weekly. There will only be a handful of songs, small groups and proper arrangements. Experiment with songwriting and learn the ins and outs of making arrangements.

S2023-24 September to April | Saturdays 2p

Composition for Adults

The composition class for adults is formed as a workshop that concentrates on the melodic, harmonic and formal structures of different genres. Every class, there will be a composition assignment due next class. The final concert piece will be one of the assignment pieces chosen and performed by the students.

The students are required to have some knowledge on music theory and, is expected to play an instrument (minimum Grade 4 is advised).

Fall 2023 | Tuesdays 7:30p ~ REGISTER HERE

Session Classes

Fall ~ September to December
Winter ~ January to March
Spring ~ April to June

Americana FingerStyle Guitar w/ Tim Williams

The term “Americana” covers a broad range of contemporary genres. The course will touch on Blues, Rockabilly, Travis Picking, Hawaiaan Slack Key, Classic Singer-Songwriter accompaniment styles, and much more.  Students need to be competent with first position chords and open to learning new variations, and willing to put in the time to “divorce” the picking thumb from the fingers (sometimes referred to as thumb independence). A sense of fun and musical adventure is also always an asset.

Fall 2023 | Thursdays 7:00p ~ REGISTER HERE

Beginner Guitar

How many strings does this thing have? You will learn this and so much more in this class.

This class is for the adult complete beginner who has never picked up the guitar or only knows a few chords and is having trouble making it sound like something anyone but your mother can love.

Summer 2023 | Tuesdays 7p ~ REGISTER HERE
Fall 2023 | Tuesdays 7p ~ REGISTER HERE

Fretboard Harmony

How does the guitar work? 
This course is intended to provide the students with information needed to confidently navigate the fretboard. 
Starting with an exploration of scales and intervals we’ll learn how to build chords in any key, anywhere on the guitar, providing the student with the musical vocabulary necessary to improvise and add excitement to their guitar skills.
Fall 2023 | Wednesdays 6:30

We offer 1 on 1 lessons in strings, piano and voice. This is the best way to focus on a specific topic and completely tailor your learning. Please fill out the placement form for us to suggest the best teacher for you. Once we connect you with an instructor, you can set up the scheduling and get started.

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