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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.

Violin Super Advanced : Winter 2018

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Violin Super Advanced : Winter 2018

from 200.00

Summary: Violin Super Advanced is a class designed for students who have completed the Advanced II violin class. The repertoire and techniques taught in Super Advanced changes from semester to semester so students may continue to retake Super Advanced Violin.

Techniques Covered: Learning basic chamber music skills. Playing up through 5th position.


  • Fall 2017: Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor (second violin part)
  • Winter 2018: Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor (continuation of second violin part and intro to first violin part)
  • Spring 2018: Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor (both 1st and second violin parts together)

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. These items are all provided in the rental option or you can provide your own. Shoulder rests can be purchased on the first day of class for $15.

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: WED, Jan 24 - Mar 14
Class Time: 8:15p - 9:15p
Teacher: Ginger Dolden + Pete Lanctot
Recital: Monday, March 19, South Oxford Space

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