Multi Instrument Classes

Go Ahead and Take a Solo!

Kat Bula
Thursday, August 9
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$40

Would you like to be able to solo on any tune? Do you usually stick to tunes you know but panic if someone asks you to solo on one you don’t? Start learning how to hear a melody and play it back, improvise in a particular key, and a few techniques to help you take a solo with more confidence! All instruments and levels welcome.

Irish Music Ensemble

Susan "Tudy" McLain
Meets every other Thursday (call to check)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
$30 (drop-in only)

Experience the rhythm and melody of traditional Irish session music! Drop-in to this multi-instrument class, held every other Thursday, and participate in a slow session while learning simple dance tunes like "The Kesh Jig" and "The Butterfly." Welcoming to beginners and experts alike, this class is not just for harpists and pennywhistle players, but for any player who wants to raise a glass to the spirit of Irish music. Afterwards, each week, walk up the street to Shawn O'Donnell's Pub to participate in an Irish session! For questions or more information, contact Tudy McLain at greensleevesharp@aol.com.

Performing Woody Guthrie – All Instruments

David Finch
Sunday, August 19
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
$40

Dive into Woody Guthrie’s songs and their traditional origins and learn how to better communicate with your audience through the music of this prolific folk artist. Bring your fiddle, guitar, ukulele, banjo, or mandolin and learn a handful of performance techniques to enhance your stage presence and build confidence. Multi-instrumentalist, champion fiddler, and Broadway actor/musician David Finch appeared in Woody Sez at Seattle Repertory Theatre in 2017. For advanced beginner to intermediate players. Recording device recommended.