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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.

Violin Beginner I: Winter 2018

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.

Violin Beginner I: Winter 2018

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Violin Beginner I: Winter 2018

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Summary: Violin Beginner I is designed for students who have never played before and are looking for a first time introduction to the violin.

Techniques Covered: Violin and bow hold and playing posture, sound production on the A and E string, A Major Scale, basic up and down bow strokes.

Song/Piece: French Folk Song

Required for class is a full-sized violin in playable condition (can stay in tune, and has a fitted bridge) and a working bow and shoulder rest sponge. These items are all provided in the rental option or you can provide your own. Shoulder rest sponges can be purchased on the first day of class for $5.

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

Class Dates: Thu, Jan 25 - Mar 15
Class Time: 7:00p - 8:00p
Teacher: Ginger Dolden
Recital: Saturday, March 17, Littlefield

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