Fall 2020 Visiting Artist Online Classes

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Fiddling Class with Ben Dean
A fun online class for violin students with Ben Dean from Caravan of Thieves

Featuring Special Guests: 

Hanneke Cassel, US National Scottish Fiddle Champion,

Tracy Silverman, composer, producer, recording artist
Jeremy Kittel - Silk Road Ensemble, Turtle Island Quartet

A 15 week Online Course Saturdays @ 12:15pm

Starting September 19th 2020

Cost $350

limited to 12 violinists

Featuring introduction to Traditional, Old Time, Bluegrass, Irish, Cape Breton Style and Texas Swing

Violinists from the end of Book 2 and Up

Jazz Class with Grammy Winner Joe McCarthy
A very special opportunity!!! Learn Jazz from the start with one of the greats, Grammy Winner Joe McCarthy

Featuring Special Guests: 

Tim Ishi, Director of Jazz University of  Texas 
Boris Kozlov, world renowned Bassist, leader Mingus Band
Vinny Valentino, Grammy-nominated guitarist & composer

A 15 week Online Course Thursdays @ 6pm

Starting September 24th 2020

Cost $350

limited to 12 students

(a second class will be created if numbers exceed 12)

Film Music Composing for Beginners with Dr. Andrew
Did you know that Dr. Andrew composes and records tv and film soundtracks and his music is played all over the world? Well, if you own a computer let Dr. A. introduce you to writing your own music.

Featuring Special Guests: 

Thomas Farnon, Legend of Tarzan, The Crown

Danielle Merlis NYU Film School

A 15 week Online Course Wednesdays @ 6pm

Starting September 16th 2020

Cost $350

limited to 12 students


Use of an Apple Mac with GarageBand or Logic Pro

Notation Software Sibelius

Must understand Basic Music Theory: Triads, Rhythm and pitch (ABRSM Grade 3 and up)