School of Music

Nonmember/Member
July
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
$140 / 120
July
11
Mon 6:30pm
Over the course of the 4-session Intensive, we'll learn a few new tunes and string them together in a medley, as is the way in trad music! We'll talk about what makes these tunes... More Info
$100 / 90
July
11
Mon 8pm
Continue your development as a fingerstyle guitarist by exploring a repertoire of folk and popular music from American and British guitarists.  In this class we'll tackle more sophisticated... More Info
$140 / 120
July
11
Mon 8pm
In this 4-week intensive we'll learn some beautiful tunes from the fiddling traditions of Sweden, Finland & Norway - all tunes taught by ear and students are encouraged to bring a recording... More Info
$100 / 90
July
12
Tue 6pm
These private lessons will meet on July 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd, 9th, and 16th. Once you register, you will receive an e-mail that includes Rosa's contact information, which you can use to... More Info
$165 / 150
July
13
Wed 6pm
These private lessons will meet on July 13th, 20th, 27th, August 3rd, 10th, and 17th. POnce you register, you will receive an e-mail that includes Rosa's contact information, which you can use to... More Info
$165 / 150
July
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
$140 / 120
July
13
Wed 8pm
Have you been studying guitar for a while and thinking it would be fun to play some tunes with other folks?  In this ensemble we'll work with arrangements for multiple guitars plus vocals... More Info
$140 / 120
July
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
$140 / 120
July
18
Mon 6:30pm
Why do some songs give us goosebumps? In this class, we’ll be picking apart great songs and focusing on lyrical content, the use of narrative, imagery, and the techniques used to turn a... More Info
$125 / 115
July
18
Mon 8pm
This class meets on July 18th, 20th, 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th and is included in our Passim Summer Intensive program.    From Bach to the Beatles, improvisation has been at the heart of a... More Info
$125 / 115
July
21
Thu 6:30pm
The guitar neck can be a daunting grid from the outside, but through this course, we'll unlock the not-so-hidden intelligence of its organization by mapping out the neck. True for any style at... More Info
$140 / 120
July
21
Thu 8pm
The timeless sounds of Slide guitar never went out of style. Freed from the constraints of the frets, the player can evoke the human speech like few other instruments can. From... More Info
$140 / 120
August
07
Sun 10am
Have you ever sat in an audience listening to a group perform and wished you were them?  Or maybe you noticed that the guitar players were playing the same song with their capos on a... More Info
$105 / 95