Fall workshops in Glendale, Ukulele 101 launches at Clockwork Couture & more!


We know it has a been a quiet summer for GGS announcements and wanted to let you know that while  GGS group class program is currently on hold  our private studio is open and currently accepting new students.  Days with most availability are Mondays-Wednesdays. For rates and scheduling information, please call (818) 903-7763 or email us at girlsguitarschool@gmail.com.  Don’t live in the Valley?  October Crifasi is teaching private and group instruction online at LessonFace.com. Click here for more information about LessonFace and October’s current availability .

October will also be leading several group classes through the Glendale Community College Community Services Education program beginning October 11.  Classes are open to teens and adults as listed, to register click link.

Blues 101  for Adults:

Dates: October 11-25, 2014
Meets: Sa from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM, 3 sessions
Hours: 4.50
Location: Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 204
Instructor: October Crifasi
Fee: $59.00

Students will learn the rhythms and chords used to play and write a standard 12-bar blues song, using open chords, a simple blues shuffle and more. Each week will introduce a new group of chords and rhythms that can be used together to create an original composition by week three. Acoustic and electric guitars are welcome (instruments not provided, bring your own). Beginners and intermediate players welcome! A $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at first class meeting.    Register

The Power of Three course has been cancelled.

Just added! A special eight-week introduction to the Ukulele for teens and adults at the fabulous Clockwork Couture in Burbank.

Unfamiliar with this wonderful store and community?  Well, look no further: www.clockworkcouture.com  October will be teaching this introductory class on Saturdays from October 11 – November 29, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.  Tuition is $150 is paid in full, $20.00 per class. Instruments not provided.  Email girlsguitarschool@gmail.com to reserve a spot.

And last but not least,  be sure to pick up the current issue of Acoustic Guitar Magazine.  Not only does it include a wonderful interview with guitarist and songwriter, Ani DiFranco, but it also includes an introduction to using Bandcamp.com.

As always, please feel free to contact us with questions or to schedule a lesson in our private studio.  Happy playing.


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