Gryphon often hosts group classes featuring our excellent teaching staff. Contact the instructor directly for more information or to sign up for the class of your choice.
Classes from Carol McComb
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5 – Starting to Play (level 1) (choice of two times)
6 – Folk Standards (level 1-2)
7 – Starting to Play (level 1) (choice of two times)
5 – Bluegrass and Carter Style #7 (songs level 2-3, leads level 3-4)
6 – Songwriter’s Circle (no guitar level) New class!
7 – Americana & Its Roots #4 (multi-level class – levels 2-3 and 3-4) New class!
5 – Easy Acoustic Rock #1 (level 2-3) (intro to flatpicking)
6 – More Singing with Style (no guitar level) New class!
7 – Bluegrass Harmony Singing (no guitar level) New class!
5 – Folk Favorites #2 (level 2)
6 – Already Picking Some (level 2-3)
7 – Light Rock and Pop #2 (level 2+) (intro to flatpicking)
Jack Tuttle’s Bluegrass Classes
Beginning Bluegrass Banjo (Level 1 to 2)
Tue, 6 to 7:00pm, $180 (includes Jack’s banjo book)
Learn the fundamentals of bluegrass banjo including lead and backup. Using Jack’s own instruction book, we will cover basic Scruggs style playing as well as the necessary rolls and techniques used by all bluegrass players. Emphasis on fundamentals of the right and left hand, as well as learning some bluegrass standards. Starts Tue, Jan 10th
Bluegrass Jam Class: Two Classes (Level 2 to 3)
Tues or Wed, 7 to 8pm. $170, Eight weeks
This class is for those who want to play with others. We’ll put together some standard bluegrass songs and work on playing and singing them as a group in the bluegrass style. Tablature and mp3s will be provided for those who need help with soloing. For guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro and bass. Prerequisite: Must be able to play chords in time. Starts Jan10th and 11th
Beginning Bluegrass Jamming for Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, etc.
Wednesdays, 8 to 9pm. Eight weeks, $170
For those who want to get started playing with others in a friendly, low pressure environment. We’ll play bluegrass music in a relaxed and easy setting. We’ll build up a repertoire of bluegrass songs and play them in a group at a slower tempo. Handouts with easy solos, chords and lyrics will be provided. Singing encouraged, but not required. If you’ve taken Jack’s Beginning Classes and mostly kept up, this class would be the ideal follow up. Prerequisite: Ability to play most standard chords in time. Starts Wed, Jan 11th
Ed Johnson’s Six Week Winter Guitar Class Series begins January 23 and runs through March 6. Cost: $120
8-week group class
Thursday January 26, 2017 7:00 pm (one hour classes)
The goal of this beginning/intermediate class will be to continue working on ukulele basics and playing popular songs in a group setting.
You do NOT need to have taken our other classes to take this one. Artists such as the Beatles, Train, and more! Starting January 26, 2017 Thursdays 7-8 pm $170 for eight weeks (one hour classes). Questions? Contact Greg at:email@example.com
Need a ukulele for the class? Gryphon will provide a free take-home rental ukulele for the duration of the class.
Questions? Contact Greg at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 650.858.0667