School of Music

Nonmember/Member
August
26
Sat 1pm
The Passim School of Music is pleased to announce The Singing Sessions – a brand new educational series that partners with Passim performing artists.   The Singing Sessions was... More Info
$45 / 40
September
11
Mon 6:30pm
In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of American folk fingerstyle and Travis-picking guitar! You'll combine familiar chord shapes with melody and rhythmic patterns to play rich... More Info
$150 / 130
September
11
Mon 6:30pm
This class is designed to provide students with a strong foundation to develop their clawhammer banjo playing. We will learn old-time repertoire in different tunings, work on rhythm, learn chords and... More Info
$150 / 130
September
11
Mon 8pm
  This class is designed to build repertoire, but also give students a chance to play with a fiddle, a key element of old-time music. There can be very different approaches to Solo banjo vs... More Info
$150 / 130
September
11
Mon 8pm
In this class, we build on the fundamentals of American and British folk fingerstyle patterns to learn melodic Travis-style arrangements of classic songs and repertoire by our favorite players.... More Info
$150 / 130
September
12
Tue 6:30pm
What does it mean to be a side-musician? Whether you can switch chords comfortably, run up and down any scale with ease, or have been playing with other musicians for years, being a complementing... More Info
$150 / 130
September
12
Tue 8pm
In this class, we will explore the role of both melody players and accompanists, but more importantly the relationship between these two. We will learn a group of tunes from the Scottish, Irish and... More Info
$150 / 130
September
12
Tue 8pm
Do you love to play songs and tunes but struggle to learn new ones quickly? Do you want to get better at playing with other musicians? Does jam-etiquette intimidate you?    Each week, we... More Info
$150 / 130
September
13
Wed 6:30pm
Join the Bluegrass Ensemble and get some experience playing with mandolin players, fiddlers, guitarists, vocalists, and more. Singer-songwriters, join us if you'd like to work on arrangements of... More Info
$150 / 130
September
13
Wed 8pm
Always wanted to be a part of an old-time string band? Well, here’s your chance! Get experience playing with a group of like-minded musicians, led by experienced instructors In this class we... More Info
$150 / 130
September
14
Thu 6:30pm
Do you love singing? Have you ever heard artists like The Milk Carton Kids, Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, Fleet Foxes, or The Wailin’ Jennys and thought, “I wish I could do that!... More Info
$150 / 130
September
14
Thu 8pm
In this class, I'll show you my approach to finding, learning and arranging traditional ballads! We'll talk a little about the history of song collecting, and go over some of the many... More Info
$150 / 130
September
14
Thu 8pm
Build your performance skills and overcome stage fright in Stagecraft with Ellie Buckland and Isa Burke. Both experienced performers, Ellie and Isa will create a supportive atmosphere where students... More Info
$150 / 130
September
16
Sat 1pm
The Passim School of Music is pleased to announce The Singing Sessions – a brand new educational series that partners with Passim performing artists.   The Singing Sessions was created... More Info
$45 / 40
September
18
Mon 6:30pm
This class is being offered by special request from the students in my Guitar 4 class this semester who'd like to continue with more of:   1. Making friends with bar chords - we'll... More Info
$150 / 130
September
18
Mon 6:30pm
Join Jenna for an intermediate-level class in fiddle – students are expected to have a firm understanding of the instrument, holding the violin, and learning by ear. We will focus on learning... More Info
$150 / 130
September
19
Tue 6:30pm
Would you love to learn to play the guitar but wonder if you’re too old, too slow, have no natural musical ability or just too busy?  I’ve been... More Info
$150 / 130
September
19
Tue 6:30pm
The Beginning Fiddle course is geared toward students with a basic knowledge of the fiddle. Students must know how to hold the fiddle, hold the bow, and should have at least a few months playing... More Info
$150 / 130
September
19
Tue 8pm
This class is a continuation of Guitar 1 and for you if you’re able to play and switch open chords with relative comfort.  As with all of my classes, each week we learn a... More Info
$150 / 130
September
20
Wed 6:30pm
This class is a continuation of Guitar 2 and where we learn to make friends with bar chords.  I move all of my students in this direction because being able to play bar chords means you... More Info
$150 / 130