Calliope School of Folk Music - Calliope

Calliope School of Folk Music

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Learn at your own pace in a friendly, non-competitive setting. We offer quality instruction at a fraction of the cost of private lessons and our classes are made to fit your busy schedule.



Spring term runs March 24, 25 through May 12, 13



WHERE: Chatham University, Shadyside, in the Mellon Building

WHEN: Mondays and Tuesday evenings during each term: fall, winter and spring

Most classes run for 8 weeks at a cost of

$180 for non-members/$165 for members

We also offer special workshops that run from 2-4 sessions where prices will vary.

We offer a variety of classes that change each term including:
Guitar, Harmonica, Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin, Accordion, Bagpipe, Bluegrass Harmony, Beginning Voice, Bluegrass Ensemble, Blues Ensemble, Folk Dance, Ukulele, Beginning Jam Session, Songwriting, Appalachian Dulcimer, Hammered Dulcimer, Percussion, Improvisation and more!

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Student Showcase, Banjo Class

Student Showcase, Banjo Class

Adam, Ukulele Student

Adam, ukulele student, playing a Ween song

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