Group Ensemble Program

Explore music with a group of your peers!

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Ensemble education for all ages!

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Youth Ensemble

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Classical Strings Ensemble

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Jazz and Improv Ensemble

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Send us a message for more info!

Overview

Americana Music Academy is happy to offer group ensemble learning. No matter your age, ability, experience or musical preferences, we can find a group ensemble to suit your needs. In the past we have had Youth Ensembles exploring pop, rock and jazz as well as group lessons in all of our most popular instruments, including guitar, mandolin, fiddle and more! Please reach out to us at americanamusicacademy@gmail.com for more information about group ensembles and information about how to sign up!

Fall 2022 Offerings

BEGINNING GUITAR - 1/18 - 2/22 (W)

Instructor: Aleia Gonzalez

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6 week course, with option to continue

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Classes meet weekly for 1 hour

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No experience necessary

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Instruments available to borrow

BEGINNING UKULELE - 1/22 - 2/26 (SU)

Instructor: Alison Mahal

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6 week course, with option to continue

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Classes meet weekly for 45 minutes

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No experience necessary

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Instruments available to borrow

POP ROCK YOUTH ENSEMBLE 2/2 - 2/23 (TH)

Instructor: Matthew Mulnix

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4 week course, culminating in a performance of original work

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Ensemble meets weekly for 1 hour

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Some experience in piano/guitar/ukulele/guitar + vocals needed

POP SONGWRITING YOUTH ENSEMBLE 4/6 - 4/27 (TH)

Instructor: Matthew Mulnix

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4 week course, culminating in a performance of original work

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Ensemble meets weekly for 1 hour

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Some experience in piano/guitar/ukulele/guitar + vocals needed

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4 week course, culminating in a performance of original work

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for lessons?

There are three simple ways to get more information about signing up for classes with Americana Music Academy

1. Fill out any of the forms on this website. Someone will get back to you within 48 hours (hopefully much sooner!)

2. Email us at americanamusicacademy@gmail.com

3. Call us during normal business hours at 785-830-9640. If nobody picks up, please leave a detailed message!

 

How much do lessons cost?

Private lessons cost $30 per 30-minute session, or $120 per month. If you're a college student, inquire about our college student discount! We also award scholarships, which are open to any student, on six-month cycles.

Where do lessons take place?

We offer in-person lessons at our schoolhouse at 1419 Massachusetts St, Lawrence KS 66044. We also have several instructors who continue to offer remote / virtual lessons using the videoconferencing software of your choice (Zoom, Google Meet, Facetime, etc.)

What protocols are in place to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus?

We work diligently with our board of directors and local public health authorities to develop practices to ensure the safety of our teachers and students. We are offering both virtual and in-person lesson options at this time, and teachers establish their own mask policies at this time.

What instruments does Americana teach?

Here at Americana we're proud to teach a wide variety of instruments and musical styles, including improvisation, songwriting and production. For a complete list, please see elsewhere on the website and this list will be updated continuously as we bring more instructors on board!

Do you provide live sound options for corporate events, weddings and private shows?

Americana Music Academy has a state-of-the-art sound system that can provide any live audio that you might need for your event. Please contact us at americanamusicacademy@gmail.com for more details and to reserve your sound system and engineer.

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