Classes & Lessons

Group Classes, Private lessons &

Workshops for all ages 

Music lessons AT ANY AGE is one of the best things you can do for yourself ! It’s proven! 

 MMP students excel in their musical journey faster and happier because of our strong musical community!  Why?!  We offer a variety of instruction and classes including, but not limited too:

Guitar, Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin, Accordion, Harmonica, Bluegrass Harmony, Beginning Voice, Bluegrass Ensemble, Blues Ensemble, Folk Dance, UkuleleBeginning Jam Session, Songwriting, Appalachian Dulcimer, Hammered Dulcimer, Percussion, Improvisation and more!

 Become an MMP Student today!  

Music Lesson prices

SIGN UP TODAY!  775/843-5500    

Ukulele

Beginning Fingerstyle Ukulele

Starts Sat., March 10                                                                  10:30 to 12:00am                                                           Buy a PUNCH CARD!                                                              6 classes for $150.00 or 12 classes for $270.00Lex White 

Take your Ukulele playing to the next level with FINGERSTYLE!
Lex  will teach you how simple chord patterns you know can transform into fully-fledged fingerstyle solos with all kinds of rolls and  embellishments!  From Hawaiian classics to Mainland Folk Favorites, there’s a little something for everyone in this 12-week ROLLING SERIES of 90-minute classes.
 
Prerequisite- Students must know at least the first 11 basic chords and be able to quickly change between them, plus know the notes (roadmap) of the first 7 frets, plus have a couple songs under their belt to benefit fully from this amazing course.
 

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March 24,   2:00 to 3:30                                                            Fee $45.00

For the adventurous Beginner – Take yourself into a smoother style with the Appalachian Clawhammer banjo!   Ryan Sharrar, MMP teacher, formerly of the band 6 Mule Pile-Up, will get your fingers droppin’ n flaylin’ smoothly and in perfect time!  Ryan also hosts our Old-time JAM, so you can get a double whammy doing both! 

Join this great wave of music making that’s sweet and singable.  Call for more info and come in to sign up. 

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Music from Celtic France  with Laura Barrett              Feb. 17 or 24th      10:00am to 1:00pm                                  $70.00 each

Breton Tunes- for ALL instruments with history and Slide show. 2 hours

OR:                                                              

 Al Andalus-  Medieval Spanish music for all instruments; history and slideshow included.  2 hours

dulcimer lessons

                                                                                                              *****     ******      ******     ****                                              Young persons ABSOLUTE BEGINNING GUITAR        with Troy Casa

Offered Saturdays.  Feb. 17, March 10 & April 14  10:00 – 11:00         $15.00 per class   8 to 14 year olds         

Join Troy in this great beginning class to start playing right! Learn about chords, Fingering and strumming.  Troy will give you a skill set for practice each month so that your understanding will be solid!        Sign up ! Call 843-5500                              ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~   

Bodhran Group Class – Beginning

Mondays starting March 5,                                                                              4 weeks, 5:30pm              Tuition:  $125.00

Dayleen Goclon is teaching you how to start off and STAY on the beat!  Not as easy as you think!  One of the regions BEST Bodhan players (and Irish clogger!), Dayleen plays the Bodhran like a champ, and takes it quite seriously… you’ll see!                                Join in the Celtic heritage charm as Dayleen gives you direction towards great Irish rhythm!

Registration required    call 843-5500

  Kids musicSee our KIDS KAMP page for ALL the details ! 

Adventures with Music!                                                  New classes start in March….Stay tuned!                                       3 to 5 yr olds    9:30am,  45 mins                                              5 1/2 to 8 yr olds  10:45,  1 hour       

All kids love to be together and play!                             Taking that “play” to an exciting new level of learning music is an adventure that can last a life time! See more on our KIDS KAMP PAGE!

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Appalachian Clogging – Beginner/Intermediate

GROUP CLASS –  TBA  , 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.

Call 843-5500 to register

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Workshop – Mountain Dulcimer, Beginning

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

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

 

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 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

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