Group Classes

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.

Jack Tuttle: Beginning Mandolin, Bluegrass jamming for guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro and bass

Carol McComb: All-levels acoustic guitar, voice, harmony singing and songwriting

Greg Vaughan: Beginning/Intermediate ukulele

Ed Johnson: The User-Friendly Fretboard, Part One/Fingerstyle Fundamentals

 Carol McComb’s Winter 2020 Guitar Classes

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Email Carol at [email protected] or call (650) 530-2526.

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Winter 2020 FOLK GUITAR WORKSHOPS

January 13 –March 5  (8 weeks) – $180

 

MONDAYS

5 – Starting to Play  (level 1) (choice of two times)

6 – Folk Favorites #1 (Level 2)

7 – Starting to Play  (level 1) (choice of two times)

TUESDAYS

5 – Light Rock and Pop #2 (level 2+) (intro to flatpicking)

6 – Songwriting – Focus on Theory (no guitar level) New class!

7 – Americana & Its Roots  (multi-level class – levels 2-3 and 3-4) New class! (choice of two times)

WEDNESDAYS

5 – Bluegrass and Carter Style #4 (songs level 2-3, leads level 3-4)

6 – Country Classics #3 (level 2-3) (intro to flatpicking)

7 – Harmony Singing – All Styles (no guitar level) New Songs!

THURSDAYS

5 – Americana & Its Roots (multi-level class – levels 2-3 and 3-4) New class! (choice of two times)

6 – Beginning Singing (no guitar level)

7 – Already Picking Some More (Level 3) (More Travis Style)

FEES*                                                                                     

All workshops are $180

Take two workshops during the same quarter and discount your second class by $10•

Learn more about Carol McComb >

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Jack Tuttle’s Winter 2020 Bluegrass Jam Classes

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Class details and enrollment >

Questions? email Jack at [email protected] or call (650) 248-4951.

Website: www.jacktuttle.com

Need to miss a class or two? I do provide email support and update my website to include pdfs and mp3s of missed materials, so you can still keep up.

 

Bluegrass Jam Classes

These classes are 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.

#1 Bluegrass Jam Class  (Level 3) Tuesdays, 6:00 to 7:00pm. Eight weeks, $190

Starts Tuesday, January 7th,, 6:00 to 7:00 pm.

Example of 6:00pm class Repertoire

Why Did You Wander?
I’m Blue I’m Lonesome
Stoney Point
Chinquapin Hunting
Take This Hammer

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#2 Bluegrass Jam Class, (Level 3)  Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:00pm. Eight weeks, $190

Starts Tuesday, January 7th,, 7:00 to 8:00 pm.  

Example of 7:00pm class Repertoire

Paddy on the Turnpike
My Little Georgia Rose
Long Gone
Whiskey Before Breakfast
Air Mail Special on the Fly

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#3 Bluegrass Jam Class (Level 3) Wednesdays, 6:00 to 7:00pm. Eight weeks, $190

 Starts Wednesday, January 8th, 6:00 to 7:00 pm 

Example of 6:00pm class Repertoire

Why Did You Wander?
I’m Blue I’m Lonesome
Stoney Point
Chinquapin Hunting
Take This Hammer

Sign up here>

#4 Bluegrass Jam Class, (Level 3)  Wednesdays, 7:00 to 8:00pm. Eight weeks, $190

Starts Wednesday, January 8th, 7:00 to 8:00 pm

Example of 7:00pm class Repertoire

Paddy on the Turnpike
My Little Georgia Rose
Long Gone
Whiskey Before Breakfast
Air Mail Special on the Fly

Sign up here>

 

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Questions, or to enroll, email Greg at[email protected]or call 650-858-0667.

Rock Your Uke! 8-week group class

Thursdays, beginning January 30 at 7:00 pm (8 one-hour classes)

Cost: $190

Questions, or to enroll, email Greg at [email protected] 

Rock Your Uke! Winter Session.  The goal of this beginning/intermediate class will be to continue working on ukulele basics and playing popular songs in a group setting. Beginners are welcome but should be able to play a few chords and a basic strum pattern in time.

You do NOT need to have taken our other classes to take this one. Artists such as the Beatles, Ed Sheeran, and Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwo’ole will be featured. Starting July 11, Thursdays 7-8 pm; $190 for eight weeks (one-hour classes).

Questions? Contact Greg at: [email protected]

Need a ukulele for the class? Gryphon will provide a free take-home rental ukulele for the duration of the class.

Learn more about Greg Vaughan >