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Bantam Studios
Brooklyn, NY

Bantam Studios is the home of "Booze Violin and Booze Guitar", low-cost group violin and group guitar classes and lessons for adult beginners.

Founded in 2012 by Ginger Dolden and Pete Lanctot, Bantam Studios is a haven for a cross collaboration of Music, Graphic Arts, Creative Consulting and Music Education.

Chamber Strings

Spring 2017 (Apr - Jun)

Spring 2017 Booze Lessons

Join Bantam Studios for our Spring 2017 Semester starting Sunday April 23, 2017.  Classes will run for 8 weeks and end with a recital at Littlefield on Sunday June 25th. There will be no classes over Memorial Day Weekend. This spring semester we will be running our first ever Booze Cello classes, taught by Caleigh Drane. 

Registration Deadline:

Register by April 14, 2017 if you need a rental instrument.

Register by April 21, 2017 if you are providing your own instrument.

For questions or class placement, please contact

Chamber Strings

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Chamber Strings

from 200.00

Chamber Strings is a class for students who played Violin, Viola, Cello or Bass through High School and/or College.  

You must be able to sight read and play with dynamics, controlled tone, fluid 1st position - 3rd position (violins), understanding of vibrato and use of your full bow with advanced bowing technique (detaché, staccato, advanced slurring, and tremolo)

This eight-week class will be assigned multiple pieces to work on at home. In class we'll work on technique, improvising, ensemble and practice methods.

For more information about chamber strings, please contact

SUN 2:30p - 4:00p  (Apr 23 - Jun 18)
1.5 Hour Class

Recital: June 25, 2017 3pm @ Littlefield

Instructor: Caleigh Drane

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