Classes & Lessons

Group Classes, Private lessons &

Workshops for all ages 

Group Classes 4 weeks:                                                                     11/2 to 2 hrs, range from $100.00 to $125.oo

Private lessons:     4 – 1 hour $168.00                                  4 – 1/2 hour $99.00

Workshops:  2 or 3 hr   – prices vary

Call for more information and we’ll fit you with the perfect teacher!    775/843-5500 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 Workshop ~ Hands On Hammered Dulcimer

Watch for our next one!

Tuition – $50.00

With Laura Barrett 

What is that thing? Heard someone playing it at a fair and new you absolutely had to have one? Got one under your bed collecting dust? Don’t know where to start and perhaps want to try one out before you commit? 
Laura Barrett will teach you the mysteries of this ancient instrument. Try this fun class and learn what it’s all about! Call to sign up 775/843-5500


   Group Class ~ Chords Melody and Improvisation

Watch for our next one! Saturdays – 4 Weeks, 1 1/2 hours

Tuition – $ 125.ooTeacher – Ed Chevalley       Why some things work and others don’t.   Learn how knowledge of keys chords and scales can enhanceyour musical experience and make you a better musician.   Explore the musical clichés of various types of music and howthey help define a particular style.This class will center on a mixture of American musical genres like: folk, jazz, country and western, R & B, etc.

Pre-requisites – Knowledge of basic music theory, some proficiency on the guitar, ie. easily change chords, bar chords and can play a few songs.The class is mainly focused for guitar but any instrument would benefit from this class.

Call to sign up 775/843-5500

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Group Class ~ Celtic Tunes & Techniques  

Watch for our next one! 4 weeks – 5:30 to 7:30                         Tuition – $125.oo

With Holly Sternberg.

Celtic music has influenced so many other genres.  Holly, 5 time fiddle champion, and coveted Celtic fiddle teacher in the area, will bring you into that special feel and pulse of Celtic music.  You’ll be hooked!

Level- Confident Beginner fiddler and above.

Call to sign up 775/843-5500

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Workshop ~  VOCAL  HARMONIES and YOU !    

Watch for our next one!   12:00 to 3:00   Tuition $50.00

With Rick Sparks

  There’s a perfect Key for your voice,  find out exactly           what that is.   Learn the right part that fits, how to stack harmonies plus backing up a                     lead singer.

  Call Rick to sign up 775-233-0122

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 Workshop ~ Ukulele 

2nd Saturdays every month                                           

With Lex White

Confident Beginner /Intermediate

11:00 to 1:00

Tuition – $25.00  Includes music materials and refreshments.

Come and learn detailed Ukulele techniques in this 2 hour workshop. Requirements – Must have familiarity with your Uke and know the basic chords.  This isn’t an “ultra-beginner” class.

Advance sign up is required.

Sign up now!    775/843-5500 

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Appalachian Clogging – Beginner/Intermediate

GROUP CLASS –   JUNE 10, 4 weeks,   5:30 to 7:30 (2 hours)

Taught by Robbin Palmer.  Great for all ages, men and women!  Robbin taught this fun class last year and it’s back by popular demand!  This 2 hour Workshop is for those who just want to try it,,,get your feet wet, and see if it’s for you. A very active class, please be in good physical condition to take it.

Tuition – $100.00

Call 843-5500 to register

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Workshop  – Intro to Mandolin

Watch for our next one!, Saturday, 11:00 to 1:00                                       

Tuition $50.00

Scotty Cozen, loves his mandolin and will introduce you to the world of mandolin playing from its’ historic roots to samples of the different genres it’s played in. You’ll be hands on as you learn your way around the fingerboard with basic patterns and beginning exercises.

Perfect class for those wanting to start off with a solid understanding. Must have your own mandolin.                                                                                                If you need one, check out what ‘s available in our Folk Music Shoppe. 

 Call to sign up 775/843-5500


Workshop – Mountain Dulcimer, Beginning

Watch for our next one! , 9:30 – 11:30                                                                Tuition $ 50


Workshop – Introduction to the Art of Classical Guitar

June 10, 11:00 to 1:00

Tuition- $50.00

Troy Casa, will introduce you the wonderful world of Classical guitar. Students will learn the anatomy of the Classical guitar, positioning of your body, chording, scales, classical strums, and finger techniques.

Patience, comfort and long-term health are your                                                                      goals when learning this beautiful instrument                                                                            whose technique is very different from either steel        string acoustic or electric guitar.

Sign up now for your seat at 775/843-5500



 Starting SOON ~  Firefly Fiddlers  ~

A Children’s Fiddle Choir for ages 6 to 12.

We’re in need of fractional and full size violins, banjos, guitars and mandolins for our students.  Run across one in your closet or attic,,,,we’ll gladly accept it.

Our Kids Music programs will grow because of you !

 Contact us or for more information 775/843-5500