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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.

Spring 2018 Workshops

Violin Technique Workshops

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Violin Technique Workshops

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Summary: Violin Technique Workshops are classes that will focus on one specific technique per class. 

Pricing: We are offering two different rates for the Violin Technique Workshop:

For Bantam Studios Students Currently Registered for Bantam Studios Classes:
$25 Drop-in (One class)
$100 All Access (come to as many classes as you want)

For Students who ARE NOT Currently Registered for Bantam Studios Classes:
$50 Drop-in (One class)
$200 All Access (come to as many classes as you want)

All Access students will be guaranteed a seat and drop-in students will be admitted on a first-come first-serve basis.

CLASS SCHEDULES

Beginner Workshops (Beginner I - Intermediate)
Mondays 7:00 - 8:00pm
April 30 - June 16, No Classes on May 28

WEEK 1. Violin Hold
WEEK 2. Bow Hold
WEEK 3. Left Hand Wrist + Fingers
WEEK 4. Instrument Tuning
WEEK 5. Straight Bows + String Crossings
WEEK 6. Tone Production
WEEK 7. Intonation

Advanced Workshops (Advanced II+)
Mondays 8:15 - 9:15pm
April 30 - June 16, No Classes on May 28

WEEK 1. Bow Hold Review
WEEK 2. Bow Arm + Violin Posture
WEEK 3. 3rd Position Shifting on all 4 Strings
WEEK 4. Quick and light left hand fingers
WEEK 5. Long beautiful tones
WEEK 6. Two Octave Scales: G, A, C, D
WEEK 7. Slurred Scales + Bowing Patterns

Wednesdays 8:15 - 9:15pm
April 25 - June 13

WEEK 1. Ear Training - Intervals
WEEK 2. Rhythm Training + Counting
WEEK 3. Key Signatures
WEEK 4. Sight Reading
WEEK 5. Pizzicato
WEEK 6. Bow Articulation: Legato, Slurs,
WEEK 7. Bow Articulation: Staccato, Marcato
WEEK 8. Tremolo and Trills

Instrument:
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.  Shoulder rests can be purchased on the first day of class for $15.

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