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—Groups and Classes—

You'll make some of the best memories of your life playing with a group of musicians. And our groups are small, which offers the ideal balance of motivation, personally supported learning, developing friendships, community and a whole lot of fun!  

All in-person groups and classes are subject to switch to online lessons when needed due to COVID-19 safety precautions. Please review our safety requirements HERE.

You can get in touch with us here for more information.

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Guitar Club (ages 8 to 10)

Kitchen Music Tiny Tots

Early Learning Music Class with Michelle Rumball
Wednesday Mornings  |  Limited enrolment

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Wednesdays 10:30am and 11:30am

Ages 0 months to 3 years

 

Maximum enrolment per class: 6 parents and their child

Your little munchkin is more active, curious and expressive every day...learning by watching others, and through play and through experimentation. When you engage in regular music-making with your little one, you're helping to create important connections in the brain, which in turn supports your child's physical development, language & speech processing, cognitive and social skills too. In this fun and interactive class you'll learn a bunch of music activities for you and your youngster to enjoy, grow and bond together.

 

Nurture the inner musician in your child! Discover the simple but powerful joy of music-making with your child, learning songs, rhymes, engaging small and large movement activities as we sing, dance and explore together in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Guitar Club (ages 8 to 10)

Young Songwriters Comprehensive

Online & in-person. Tuesday evenings, 38 weeksT
Young Songwriters 1: ages 12-13  |  Young Songwriters 2: 13-14+ u

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Songwriting is one of the most exciting and expressive ways of applying what you're learning on your instrument. There's no greater reward than putting words, melodies and harmonies together in a way that's unique to you. 


That's exactly what the young musicians in our Young Songwriters Comprehensive Program get to do. In this small group setting, students receive guidance and support to get in touch with and develop their own "voice," and learn how to apply it to the process of songwriting.

Community Building: In addition, YSC students make new friends and establish key musical peers in this special small group setting. The program advocates for the pursuit of each participant's personal music goals, while guiding students to give creative support for each other and the group as a whole. We've seen close friendships and bands emerge from this program.

Pre-requisites: 

Eligible students have completed at least one year of training on their instrument of choice. 

Students must be currently enrolled in private instruction in order to be eligible to enrol in the Young Songwriters program. 

For more details, please contact the studio.

Music Theory Bootcamp (adults)

Practical Theory for Working Musicians

ONLINE. Mondays 8:15pm-9:15pm 
60 minutes weekly, 18 weeks.  Limited space (adults 19+).

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You're an intermediate player who's hit a wall with your playing...


When you sit in on a jam, do you really yearn to better understand the building blocks for accompaniment? Or maybe you are a budding songwriter who simply wants more musical concepts at your disposal. You might be a player that really wants to deliver solid robust solos on request. For all these scenarios, this course provides the theoretical nuts and bolts required for any developing musician’s tool box to support your natural instincts and write and play more fluidly, with heightened confidence.


Master musician and passionate educator Steve Briggs is your man to get you where you want to go. The course will be a combination of live online lectures supported with weekly video lessons and printable supporting materials. Network with other fellow musicians while having some fun honing your music chops. 

For more details on this program, click HERE>

Music Theory Bootcamp (adults)

Four-Note Chord Voicings

ONLINE. Mondays 7pm-8pm starting September 2023
60 minutes weekly, 12 weeks. Limited space. (adults 19+).

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You're looking to expand your chord vocabulary, but where to start...

It’s important to remember that it’s not enough to just learn the chord shapes, you must also put these chords into context. When you study how they are commonly grouped together, then you can begin to develop strategies for negotiating your way through all the standard chord progressions. 

 

The good news is that there aren’t as many different combinations as it may initially seem.

Also there are multiple song examples for any chord progression combination. In this course we will play through standard song examples with the chord diagrams clearly written in on your chart. This provides your context, all your favourite songs from the Great American Songbook.. 

 

You'll learn a new chord type or concept each week while also building on all the recent additions to your chord vocabulary. And ofcourse, you'll meet musicians and form your own jam groups outside of the classes. Let's get started! 

For more details on this program, click HERE>

Monday Night Jam Session: BLUES IMPROV JAM

Kitchen Music Voices

Thursdays. 90 minutes weekly. 18 students max. Adults: Age 19+
In Person

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"Harmony is the Soul of Music." —T. Britton

Our voice is our very first instrument we use in our lives. It's familiar, personal. And when we sing together with other voices, a certain kind of magic happens beyond the familiar—something universal.

 

A maximum of 18 singers (age 19+) can participate Thursday evenings 7:30-9pm. There is no audition process, you don't need any experience.  All you need is the desire to sing and harmonize.

 

In addition to having great fun singing together, it's also a chance to learn a bit about things like general healthy vocal practices, posture and breath technique. It's a truly wonderful experience to sing with others, especially in a small group...it feels great! 

 

Contact us for more info.

Monday Night Jam Session: BLUES IMPROV JAM

Monday Night Americana 

60 minutes weekly. 6 students max. Adults: Age 19+
In Person

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Find Your Acoustic Roots!

 

This small group ensemble digs into tunes from the heart of American Roots–the melting pot of country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues.

Explore the songbooks of artists like:

Gram Parsons, John Hiatt, Gillian Welch, Bonnie Raitt, Neil Young, Levon Helm, Rosie Flores, Junior Brown, Allison Krauss, Lyle Lovett, Steve Earle and more.

 

This jam is primarily an acoustic-friendly session.

There is a performance opportunity at the end of the Studio Year.

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Tuesday Night Strummers 

60 minutes weekly. 6 students max. Adults Age 19+
In Person

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Campfires & Backyard jams are calling...

This group is for the guitar player who's still at the strumming stage and really wants a chance to play with other similar players. This one's for you!

 

It's a fun evening of music led by a facilitator, and featuring classic tunes that everyone knows. You'll dive into songs by many popular artists from the 60s, 70s and 80s such as: 

 

The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Simon & Garfunkel, The Eagles, Jackson Browne, Tom Petty, Bryan Adams, Fleetwood Mac, The Traveling Wilburys, Journey, perhaps a little wander through the Motown songbook, and more...

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This jam is an acoustic-friendly session.

Thursday Night Jam Session: AMERICANA JAM

Wednesday Roots 'n Blues

60 minutes weekly, 8-9pm. 6 students max. Adults Age 19+
In person with facilitator Clayton Yates

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This group encompasses multiple genres including the blues, rock, rhythm & blues, alt country etc. 

 

The facilitator, Clayton Yates, will be drawing from a wide range of song choices anywhere from Tom Petty and REM, to Brandi Carlile, Death Cab for Cutie, Sheryl Crow, Johnny Cash and more. Popular styles with a leaning towards an acoustic sensibility. 

 

It's going to be a great Wednesday night!

 

Get in touch with us to reserve your spot. 

Performance opportunity at the end of the Studio Year.

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