Whatever your experience or ability, we are here to help you reach your musical goals, and now is a great time to learn an instrument or to continue to grow what you know! In addition to in-studio and online private lessons for guitar, lap steel guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, drums, piano, violin, viola, cello, saxophone, clarinet, flute, trumpet, trombone, baritone, french horn, harmonica, voice, music theory and songwriting, we also offer a variety of group classes and seminars. Please take a moment to view our music programs listed below. You can also take a look at our teacher bios, or click through our speedy registration, and we'll connect you with a teacher right away! 

 

Lessons & Classes for All Ages

Private Lessons for Ages 5 and Up

From beginning to advanced, traditional to experimental, we offer in-studio and on-line lessons for guitar, lap steel guitar, bass, banjo, ukulele, drums, piano, mandolin, violin, viola, cello, saxophone, clarinet, flute, trumpet, trombone, baritone, french horn, harmonica, voice, music theory and songwriting. Lessons are available seven days a week. 

Age: 4 Years - Up

Date/Time: Weekly, Scheduled

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars or Online

Tuition: $30 (Per 30-Minute Lesson)

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Band Buddy Duos for Ages 5 and Up

If you and a friend or a parent play the same instrument and would like to start taking lessons together, this is the class for you. The Band Buddy Duos program offers six lessons with a high level of instructor attention for you and your buddy, and it is available for guitar, bass, banjo, ukulele, drums, mandolin, violin, viola, cello, saxophone, clarinet, flute, trombone, french horn and trumpet. (Students supply their own instrument, or instruments can be purchased at Twin Town Guitars.) 

Age: 4 Years - Up

Date/Time: Six, Weekly, 30-Minute Lessons

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars or Online

Tuition: $120 Per Student

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Sampler Session

Not sure where to begin? Join us for the private lesson Sampler Session that includes two bass, two drum, two guitar, and two keyboard lessons. You don't need to own these instruments to attend, and at the end of the class, we'll provide you with a recommendation and options for continuing lessons with your chosen instrument.

Age: 5 Years - Up

Date/Time: Weekly, Scheduled

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $240 (Eight, 30-Minute, Weekly Lessons)

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Classes for Youth & Teen Students

U is for Ukulele

During the six-week, U is for Ukulele class, students discover the joy and simplicity of playing the ukulele with the great Taylor Donskey! No previous music experience is required, just your ukulele, your child and you. And, end with a performance at the Uptown VFW! (Ukuleles are available for purchase at Twin Town Guitars starting at $35.)

Age: 4 to 6 Years (Pre-K through Kindergarten)

Date/Time: January 25, 2022, Tuesdays, 6pm-7pm, Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $100 Per Adult/Child Pair (Six Group Lessons)

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Drum Group for Beginners

In this six-week class, learn about rhythm and basic drumming technique with the fantastic Ben Johnston, all while playing on anything from trash cans to pots and pans! This introduction to the wild world of percussion gives students an opportunity to explore the meaning of a beat and more. Also included are a pair of drumsticks and a live performance at the Uptown VFW.

Age: 6 to 10 Years

Date/Time: January 25, 2022, Tuesdays, 6pm-7pm, Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $115 Per Student (Sticks & Six Group Lessons)

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Youth Band

Have fun rocking out in a band! Wondrous instructor and local musician, Caitlin Pieper, helps students pick a band name, practice songs, try a new instrument, and learn the skills needed to perform on stage. This six-week session ends with a live performance at the Uptown VFW!  

Age: 8 to 12 Years

Date/Time: January 13, 2022, Thursdays, 6pm-7pm, Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $200 (Eight Band Rehearsals)

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Bridge Band

If you are ready to move past Youth Band, this is the place for you. Rockin’ instructors, Liz Collin and Rebecca Hanten, lead students through eight weeks of fun rehearsals, and the class ends with a live stage performance at the Uptown VFW!

Age: 11 to 13 Years

Date/Time: January 10, 2022, Mondays, 7pm-8pm, Showcase March 7, 2020

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $200 (Eight Band Rehearsals)

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Girl Powered Rock Band

Fabulous instructor and local musician, Kat Hansberry, helps her new gal pals pick a band name, practice songs, try a new instrument, and learn the skills needed to perform on stage. This eight-week session concludes with a live performance at the Uptown VFW. (All female and gender expansive students are welcome!)

Age: 8 to 12 Years

Date/Time: January 10th, Mondays, 6pm-7pm, Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $200 (Eight Band Rehearsals)

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Teen Girl Powered Rock Band

Maximum rockitude is the goal while Kat Hansberry leads this group of ladies through band and stage performance practice. Tighten up skills or try a new instrument. This eight-week session concludes with a live performance at the Uptown VFW. (All female and gender expansive students are welcome!)

Age: 13 to 16 Years

Date/Time: January 10, Mondays, 7pm- 8pm,  Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $200 (Eight Band Rehearsals)

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Teen Band

Grab your instrument and rock out in a band! Local musician and member of the Melismatics, Mark Wade, leads this group through rehearsals, while students sharpen playing and stage performance skills. This eight-week session ends with a live performance at the Uptown VFW. 

Age: 13 to 16 Years

Date/Time: January 13, 2022, Thursdays, 7pm- 8pm, Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $200 (Eight Band Rehearsals)

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Classes for Teen & Adult Students

Gear for Gals

Ever felt uncertain about how your gear works, and felt uncomfortable asking about it? That is where we come in! This crash course gives gals a chance to ask questions and get answers in a supportive and encouraging environment. Local musicians and teachers, Kat Hansberry, Caitlin Pieper, and Liz Collin, will answer your questions about anything from the difference between solid state and tube amps, to feedback issues and the best string gauge to use in this four-week class. (All female and gender expansive students are welcome!) 

Age: Teen & Adult

Date/Time: February 7, 2022, Mondays, 8-9pm

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $80 (Four Classes)

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Fingerstyle Guitar Group

This eight-week class, led by local musician and teacher, Will Scott, covers a variety of artists, techniques and styles. Delve into acoustic blues guitar, Travis picking, fingerstyle looping, and percussive fingerstyle techniques. A performance at a local venue is also included for students who wish to participate.

Age: Teen & Adult

Date/Time: January 11, 2021, Tuesdays, 8:00pm to 9:00pm, Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $200 (Eight Classes)

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Metal Clef for Cellos

Grab your cello and let the rocking commence! Join local songwriter and cellist Caitlin Pieper for a class designed to get you shredding your classical cello skills in an energetic heavy metal environment. This class is best for beginner-intermediate cellists looking to advance their technique and harness their creativity. Students should have some reading knowledge and be comfortable in first position.

Age: Teen & Adult

Date/Time: January 27, 2022, Thursdays, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $100 (Six Group Classes)

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Music Theory Basics

Lila Karash covers the theory of major and minor scales, keys and how they can be used to build chords. Music reading knowledge is not necessary for this class.

Age: Teen & Adult

Date/Time: Thursday, January 19, 2022, 7-8pm

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $30

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Violin Workshop

Join accomplished cellist, violinist and songwriter, Caitlin Pieper, for this fun and relaxed, two-hour, violin workshop. This workshop offers both beginning students and students looking for a “refresher” an opportunity to start making violin music. You don't need to read music for this workshop, but you will leave playing a couple tunes! (We also have loaner violins available for use during the workshop.)

Age: Teen & Adult

Date/Time: Monday, January 24, 2022, 8pm-10pm

Date/Time: Monday, February 28, 2022, 8pm-10pm

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $75

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Build Your Own Fuzz Pedal

Get an in-depth look into the wild world of fuzz with Kris Johson! This pedal is based on classic designs from the 1960's like the Colorsound Fuzz, Vox Tonebender and Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face, but made even better with modern True Bypass Switching, power jack and an LED.  And, know for certain, that before you leave this workshop, you will own an amazing fuzz pedal that you built with your own, two, hands!  (No experience required, and space is limited to 5 participants.)

Age: Teen & Adult

Date/Time: Saturday, March 12, 2022, Noon-4pm

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $200 (Includes All Supplies)

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Classes for Adult Students

Adult Jam

Get together with a group of people and form a band! With the guidance of musician, Mark Wade, of the Melismatics, students rehearse a set list of songs from indie to classic rock, and after six week, conclude with a live stage performance at a local venue!

Age: Adult

Date/Time: January 24, 2022, Mondays, 8pm-10pm - VOCALS, GUITARS, BASS & DRUMS FILLED

Date/Time: January 25, 2022, Tuesdays, 8pm-10pm - VOCALS, BASS & DRUMS FILLED

Showcase for Adult Jam Classes on March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $200 (Six Band Rehearsals)

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Twin Town Tribute: '60s Dylan

Local songwriter, musician, and teacher, Chris "Heatwave" Holm, guides this class through the music created by the legendary Bob Dylan during the 1960s. After six weeks of rehearsal, this rockin' group concludes with a live stage performance at the Uptown VFW!

Age: Adult

Date/Time: January 25, 2022, Tuesdays, 8-10pm, Showcase March 5, 2022 - VOCALS FILLED

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $200 (Six Group Classes)

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Beginning Group Guitar

If you are brand new to playing guitar, or have some experience from years ago, this six-week class, led by local songstress and teacher Lila Karash, is for you. Group Guitar for Beginners starts at square one with naming the guitar parts, learning guitar care and developing proper technique. Learn simple melodies, and a few basic chords and songs.  If learning to play guitar is on your bucket list, this is the best place to start!

Age: Adult

Date/Time: January 26, 2022, Wednesdays, 6-7pm

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $100 (Six Group Classes)

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Play-Along Group Guitar 

Have fun strumming along with songwriter and  instructor, Lila Karash, at your own pace in this class for the advanced-beginner to intermediate level student. You can take it easy or go deeper, depending on your comfort level.

Age: Adult 

Date/Time: January 26, 2022, Wednesdays, 7-8pm

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $100 (Six Group Lessons)

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Beginning Ukulele

In this six-week class with the great Taylor Donskey, learn how to care for and tune your ukulele. And, each week, we will build on the previous lesson by adding new chords and playing along to songs together. We'll complete this class with a live performance at the Uptown VFW! (No previous music experience required, and ukuleles are available for purchase online and in the store at Twin Town Guitars)

Age: Adult 

Date/Time: January 25, 2022, Tuesdays, 7-8pm, Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $100 (Six Group Lessons)

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Uke2

If you completed Beginning Ukulele, or you feel ready to move past the six basic chords of C, F, G, D, E7, and A, this class with Taylor Donskey is for you. Doesn't matter what shape or color of ukulele you play, we just want to jam with uke! We'll complete this class with a live performance at the Uptown VFW!

Age: Adult

Date/Time: January 27, 2022, Thursdays, 6-7pm, Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $100 (Six Group Classes)

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Ukuladies & Gentlemen

This class, led by the talented Taylor Donskey, is for folks who have more than a few songs under their belt and feel comfortable playing most chords. This class also includes fingerpicking, complex strumming styles and advanced song arrangements. We'll complete this class with a live performance at the Uptown VFW!

Age: Adult

Date/Time: January 27, 2022, Thursdays, 7-8pm, Showcase March 5, 2022

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $100 (Six Group Classes)

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Songwriting (Online)

Join the incredible Ryan Smith, of Soul Asylum and the Melismatics, for this online course which provides a road map of basic song structure, valuable practices that unlock jammed creative gears, individual support and feedback, and group writing activities. Come away from this four-week course with the skills to continue developing your songwriting. You also have the opportunity to perform your songs!

Age: Adult

Date/Time: Mondays, February 7th, from 8pm-9pm

Location: Online

Tuition: $80 (Four Classes)

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"It's Now Or Never" Program

If you are kicking yourself for not picking up that guitar you’ve had for years, or wish you continued taking piano lessons when you were younger, this class is for you. The program includes four lessons and a loaner instrument. At the end of the program, our instructors will help you transition into additional lessons too!

Age: Adult

Date/Time: Weekly, Scheduled as a Private Lesson

Location: In-Studio at Twin Town Guitars

Tuition: $120 (Four, 30-Minute, Weekly Lessons)

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