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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.

Winter 2018 (Jan - Mar)


First Class: Sunday January 21, 2018
Last Class: Wednesday March 15, 2018

Beginner Recital: March 17, 3pm @ Littlefield
Advanced Recital: March 19, 8pm @ South Oxford Space

Registration Deadlines:

January 15, 2018 If you need a rental
January 19, 2018 if you’re bringing your own instrument.

Electric Bass Beginner : Winter 2018

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Electric Bass Beginner : Winter 2018

from 250.00

Summary: Bass beginner is designed for students who have never played before and are looking for a first time introduction to the bass.

Techniques Covered: Bass setup and playing posture, using electronics and amp, tone production, the major scale, learning simple bass lines and following a chord chart or “lead sheet.”

Song/Piece: TBD

Required for class is an electric bass in playable condition (playable action, working tuners, pickups electronics), ¼”  (10’ or 20’) instrument cable and a small battery powered bass amp. These items are all provided in the rental option or you can provide your own. 

If you don't own your own instrument we recommend that you rent one through Bantam Studios. We source the highest quality student instruments.

Rentals through Bantam Studios will include: Bass, Amp, Tuner, 1/4" cable, Strap and Gig Bag.

*This class has a limited number of rental instruments available
**Maximum enrollment: 8 students

Class Dates: THU, Jan 25 - Mar 15
Class Time: 7:00p - 8:00p
Teacher: Pete Lanctot
Recital: Saturday, March 17, Littlefield

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