Alphabet City Music Workshops!
After studying with Tamara, I can play my melodies on a keyboard, find the right chords to go with them, and put it all on sheet music to take to a producer.  I used to tell people I was a lyricist.  Now, I tell them I’m a songwriter. Chris G.


Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Midtown location
This class is now closed. Please check out the one-day intensive on May 12th!

Class Description:
New and useful skills every step of the way. Improve your songwriting and ability to communicate with other musicians, learn to read and write basic music notation, understand keys and create chords. We’ll start from scratch and everything will make sense.
What you'll learn:
  • read & write basic music notation
  • time signatures 4/4 & 3/4
  • is a song in “3” or “4”
  • what notes are in a key
  • intro to intervals
  • what are the I, IV and V chords in any key?
  • identify and transcribe simple rhythmic figures with an introduction to ear training


Saturday, May 12th
11 am – 5 pm
Midtown location
(Music Basics)

This was an extremely helpful and informative workshop!! I learned so much. Sarah L.

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