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    Beginner Banjo - Fingerpicking

    Hey there little lion man or little lion woman! Want to learn how to play the banjo using the fingerpicking style? Yes -- the banjo: that different sounding instrument you heard in your favorite alternative rock or bluegrass song, where you thought, "huh, wait WHAT is that sound? I freakin' love that sound!!" Here's your chance to learn it using the fingerpicking style! With Jalopy Theatre, learn how to play fingerpicking patterns, banjo tuning, three chords, a simple yet beautiful melody, songs in the fingerpicking tradition, and the basics of playing along with others. Do it my fellow banjo lover, go get your Earl Scruggs on!
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    Beginner Banjo - Fingerpicking

    315 Columbia St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the basics of banjo fingerpicking, patterns, tuning, and three chords
    • Play a melody on the banjo by ear and tab notation
    • Receive resources helpful for learning in real settings
    • No experience necessary
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    Music 1: Latin Percussion

    Explore the world of Latin percussion instruments during this beginners music class! This class will help you to develop the skills necessary to play desired sounds on these unique and authentic instruments. After learning the basics and the fascinating history of the instruments from an expert instructor, you'll experiment making music yourself! Practice creating varying tempos, patterns, and rhythms on the guiro, maracas, bongos, congas, and timbales during this cultural and spiritual experience. Whether you want to learn timing to improve your dancing, begin to play a new instrument, or experiment with a new hobby, this is the class for you!
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    Music 1: Latin Percussion

    500 8th Ave, New York

    • Understand how to play various Latin percussion instruments with an interactive class led by an expert
    • Experience playing the guiro, maracas, bongos, congas, and timbales
    • Develop a sense of how to create proper tones and keep timing with each instrument
    • No experience necessary
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    Absolute Beginners Fiddle

    There's a reason Irish music is so fun and contagious. In this fun and exciting class, you will learn the basics of playing music people can't help but want to dance to using the fiddle! Under the guidance of an expert, learn the bare basics of how to work this unique Irish instrument, including holding the bow, tuning the fiddle, and using them together to produce a good and even tone. Develop a greater understanding of how to work the fiddle, and leave with the new ability to play a few Irish jigs on your own!
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    Absolute Beginners Fiddle

    500 W 52nd St, New York

    • Experience playing an utterly unique instrument during this fun and immersive beginners lesson
    • Learn how to properly hold the fiddle and bow to produce a good and even tone
    • Practice playing one or two Irish tunes under the guidance of a professional
    • No experience necessary
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    Classical Guitar Course

    You've always been a little bit plucky. Put that aspect to good use by learning to play classical guitar! This introduction to one of the most beloved instruments in music today includes eight weekly sessions. Together with at-home practice, by the end of the series you'll have the foundation you need to continue learning, with an understanding of notation and the ability to comfortably execute classical techniques. This class puts a heavy emphasis on theory and a deep understanding of musicality, perfect for those who want to go deep into their understanding of the guitar. Which is good, if you're also a little picky.
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    Classical Guitar Course

    1239 Broadway, New York

    • Learn the fundamental skills of guitar playing with a class that emphasizes technical proficiency
    • Improve and reinforce skills over time with weekly sessions held over the course of eight weeks
    • Master playing chords, a variety picking and strumming patterns, and reading music
    • Enjoy learning to express yourself musically on one of the world's most popular instruments
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    Beginner Mandolin

    Obtain all the necessary skills and techniques for playing the mandolin in this introductory class. As you begin your journey into one of the finest instruments to date, you'll be introduced to forming chord shapes, playing melodies, tuning, and rhythm. Embrace the instrument that's been made famous for being used in many romantic Italian concertos. Because of its beautiful sound, the mandolin can always be found in country music, folk music, and bluegrass. Begin your musical journey now and discover a hidden talent you never knew you had.
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    Beginner Mandolin

    315 Columbia St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the basic fundamentals of playing the mandolin
    • Gain knowledge in forming chord shapes, playing melodies, tuning, and rhythm
    • Explore playing multiple songs in different styles
    • No experience necessary
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    Capoeira: Music & Games

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    Invented by enslaved Africans in Brazil, Capoeira is a martial art disguised as a tribal dance. Influenced by a blend of African cultures, this high energy and fun self-defense system is internationally popular with women, men and children as an exciting and fulfilling way to stay fit. During this class, you'll develop greater strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, rhythm, and agility as you practice kicks, ducks, spins, and other basic Capoeira moves. Engage in sequences with a partner, and learn to play the flowing Capoeira game under the guidance of a professional. With an emphasis on the rhythm, music and culture of Capoeira, you'll partake in sing alongs, instrument playing, and fun Capoeira games. Enjoy a unique combination of martial arts, dance, self-defense, acrobatics, and music, all the while experiencing one of the most complete workouts and fitness programs you'll ever encounter!
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    Capoeira: Music & Games

    107 Suffolk St, New York

    • Explore the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira
    • Practice Capoeira movements such as kicks, blocks, turns, and ducks
    • Engage in Capoeira sequences and freestyle flowing games
    • Partake in the culture of Portuguese with sing alongs and instruments
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    Learn to play the Timbal

    Learn the art of playing the Timbal during this beginners music class! This class will help you to develop the skills necessary to play desired sounds on this unique and authentic Cuban drum. After learning the basics and the fascinating history of the instrument from an expert instructor, you'll experiment making music yourself! Practice creating varying tempos, patterns, and rhythms with this cultural and spiritual experience. Just think about all of the future drum circles you'll get to be the center of!
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    Learn to play the Timbal

    500 8th Ave, New York

    • Understand how to play the Timbal drums with an interactive class led by an expert
    • Learn the interesting history behind this Cuban drum as you experience playing it
    • Develop a sense of how to create proper tones and maintain timing with your instrument
    • No experience necessary
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    Intro Harmonica

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    The harmonica: one of the few instruments you can comfortably fit into your pocket. Come drop-in on a group lesson and get a grasp on basic harmonica technique. Explore chords accompaniment, playing single-note melodies, bending, vibrato, and how to play along with a band. Advance at your own pace and learn all of your favorite styles of music. Feel the intrinsic satisfaction of discovering a new form of expression, and enjoy the process of learning something through the guidance of an experienced instructor. Who knows what musical endeavors it may lead to!
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    Intro Harmonica

    244 W 54th St, New York

    • Partake in an introductory group lesson and learn the harmonica
    • Gain a solid grasp of basic harmonica technique such as note bending and positioning
    • Explore the musical variety of this revered, handheld instrument
    • Express yourself through a medium you never knew you could
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    Beginners Button Accordion

    Is playing just one keyboard not complicated enough for you? In this fun and exciting class, you will learn in detail how to perform virtually every operation on the Irish B/C button accordion! Under the guidance of an expert, practice using the bellows control, or the accordions bass equivalent, and creating ornamentations, such as grace notes, triplets, and rolls. Develop crucial aural, rhythm and sight-reading skills through a diverse range of Irish tunes such as reels, jigs, polkas, slides, and hornpipes. Leave with a comprehensive knowledge of regional style approaches to phrasing and rhythm, and the ability to perform potentially the most interesting party spectacle of all time!
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    Beginners Button Accordion

    150 W 46th St, New York

    • Experience playing an utterly unique instrument during this fun and immersive lesson
    • Learn how to perform virtually every operation on the Irish B/C button accordion
    • Practice using the bellows control and creating ornamentations like grace notes, triplets, and rolls
    • Develop crucial aural, rhythm and sight-reading skills through a diverse range of Irish tunes
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    Beginner Banjo - Clawhammer

    Hey there little lion man or little lion woman! Want to learn how to play the banjo? Yes, the banjo: that different sounding instrument you heard in your favorite alternative rock or bluegrass song, where you thought, "huh, wait WHAT is that sound? I freakin' love that sound!!" Here's your chance to learn it! Discover the banjo using the clawhammer, the legendary down-picking style used in Old-Time music. You'll also get to practice written tablature and ear training, while receiving a basic foundation in this unique instrument. Do it my fellow banjo lover, go get your Neil Young on!
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    Beginner Banjo - Clawhammer

    315 Columbia St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the basics of clawhammer style banjo, used in Old-Time music
    • Explore the techniques as you learn to play a tune
    • Become acquainted with written tablature and ear training
    • No experience necessary
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