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CLASSES

Music Lessons 

Beginner Bagpipe/Chanter lessons

Age:   16+ 

Dates: Mondays 9/23, 

Class time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm 

Tuition:  $180

Location : Location TBD

To learn the bagpipes you have to start with a chanter. You can purchase a practice canter on Amazon. More details to come. 

 

 

Meet the Instructor - Dr. Carkin began bagpipe lessons in 1977, right after high school.  He graduated up, from practice chanter to the great pipes in 1978 and began marching with a parade band.  He stayed active with this band.through undergraduate school. He taught his first student in 1979.  This student became a member of his band.  Graduate school brought Doc Carkin to St. Louis. MO.  There, over the next 18 years he joined the premier parade band and then joined the premier competition band.  During this time there were performances in St. Louis parades and festivals, southern Illinois homecomings, New Orleans Madi Gras, and Miami Orange Bowl Parade.  Several students were taught to play in this time period.  There have been a few private performances since tat time.

Music Lessons 

Kids Ukulele Class - Rob's Guitar School

Kids Ukulele Class - Rob's Guitar School

Age:  8 - 12 Groton-Dunstable students only 

Dates: Mondays 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/25

Class time: 3:30- 4:00 pm 

min number of students: 2

max number of students:  6

Class length:  30 minutes

Tuition:  $180

Location : Florence Roche (Room TBD)

Class Description:  Taught by instructors from Rob's Guitar School in Groton (www.robsguitarschool.net), kids ages 8 - 12 get a fun and easy introduction to music on the ukulele.  The ukulele is a versatile instrument and is easy to play.  Over the course of six weeks, students will learn a number of songs and strumming patterns and even learn to sing and play if they wish.  Students will finish the class having a strong foundation in chords and strumming and will leave having the ability to play a basic version of any song they wish on their instrument.  All students must have their own ukulele.  A link can be provided to buy a recommended ukulele online for $30. 

Music Lessons 

Kids Beginner Guitar Class - Rob's Guitar School

Kids Beginner Guitar Class - Rob's Guitar School

Age:  8 - 12 Groton-Dunstable students only 

Dates: Mondays 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/25

Class time: 4:00 - 4:30pm 

min number of students: 2

max number of students:  6

Number of classes:  6 (weekly afternoon class)

Class length:  30 minutes

Tuition:  $180

Location : Florence Roche (Room TBD)

Class Description:  Kids ages 8 - 12 will have fun learning to play the guitar in this exciting course.  Using simple mini-chords at first and easy songs and melodies, students will learn over the six week course to play and strum popular songs.  Students can even learn to sing and play if they want.  Students will also learn their first scales and learn to improvise on the guitar.  Get ready to rock out!  Students must bring their own acoustic guitar.  A link can be provided to buy an affordable recommended guitar online.  Also the Guitar Center in Nashua has reasonable priced used guitars as well.

 

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