School of Music

Nonmember/Member
October
28
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
$55 / 50
November
01
Wed 6:30pm
Why do certain songs resonate and nestle themselves in your ear? In this class -- part investigation, part workshop -- we will explore those haunting songs by dissecting a handful of the best.... More Info
$150 / 130
November
01
Wed 6:30pm
Kathleen will be teaching an intermediate-level fiddle class - students should have a decent understanding of their instrument, holding the violin, as well as learning by ear. The class will focus on... More Info
$150 / 130
November
01
Wed 8pm
Have you ever been hoisted into the air to the sound of a klezmer band? Now's your chance! In this ensemble we will learn to play and dance klezmer, the traditional wedding music of the... More Info
$150 / 130
November
01
Wed 8pm
Lyrics? Check. Melody? Check! Now what?    The life cycle of  your song has just begun! In After the Song Hits: The Next Steps of Songwriting, you'll learn the next steps and... More Info
$150 / 130
November
02
Thu 6:30pm
An intro to the traditional ballads and songs of Scotland, England and Ireland, great for both beginners and experienced folks who are looking to expand their repertoire. The main focus will be on... More Info
$150 / 130
November
02
Thu 6:30pm
The British are coming and all you need is love -- and a guitar, banjo, fiddle, or your voice. In this ensemble we will learn to play and the sing songs from early albums like Please Please Me and A... More Info
$150 / 130
November
06
Mon 6:30pm
In the mandolin class, students will become familiar with concepts of performing acoustic music on the mandolin. we will focus on learning new techniques, connecting what we hear to what we play, and... More Info
$150 / 130
November
06
Mon 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
November
06
Mon 8pm
In this class we will explore the world of improvisation through a few simple steps. The goal is for students to learn a method for improvisation that can be applied to any kind of music, any... More Info
$150 / 130
November
06
Mon 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
November
08
Wed 6pm
Ever wanted to sing? This is the place for you! Lessons consist in a vocal warm up (vocal technique) and then explore repertoire that you are interested in singing. Express yourself through song, the... More Info
$165 / 150
November
08
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
November
08
Wed 8pm
This is a continuation of Guitar 3. During the semester, we'll play some kick ass rock 'n roll (Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf) as well as explore songs using open tunings (Don't Let It... More Info
$150 / 130
November
09
Thu 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
November
09
Thu 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
$150 / 130
November
12
Sun 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
November
13
Mon 6pm
Ever wanted to sing? This is the place for you! Lessons consist in a vocal warm up (vocal technique) and then explore repertoire that you are interested in singing. Express yourself through song, the... More Info
$150 / 130
November
13
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
November
13
Mon 8pm
The class will focus on learning a couple of tunes in the roots fiddle tradition (primarily bluegrass and old time) by ear, and learning how to improvise around the melody, and get an understanding... More Info
$100 / 80