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Austin's coolest way for women to learn, share, and collaborate over a glass of wine is always kicking off new sessions of acoustic guitar, bass,vocal, songwriting, and band classes! Girl Guitar focuses on a full music experience, encouraging women to take their inherent love of music and carry on with playing, writing, performing, collaborating, booking, and generally just having a great time!  Whether you're just getting started or taking your skills up a step, Girl Guitar is the most fun you'll have in your journey to the stage!

All classes are 21 and up.

 

Girl Guitar in Austin Woman Magazine!

Check out Girl Guitar founder Mandy Rowden in March 2016's Austin Woman Magazine! 

http://www.austinwomanmagazine.com/articles/musically-inclined

MUSICALLY INCLINED 

Girl Guitar Owner Mandy Rowden turns her passion into a business. 

By Sarah E. Ashlock 

Mandy Rowden is a singer-songwriter with two albums under her belt. She’s also the owner of Girl Guitar, a business that offers music classes and workshops for women in Austin. As she casually takes a seat at Opa Coffee and Wine Bar, it’s clear she’s more…

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Play Music, Drink Wine



It's go time here at Girl Guitar! Our first session of 2016 kicks off tomorrow with lots of great classes and bands. Have you signed up yet? Check out our list of last-minute openings and email Mandy@GirlGuitarAustin.com to sign up! 

Mondays 
12:30 Rock Band: Bass 
7pm Songwriting 
8:15 Vocal Harmonies 

Tuesdays 
6pm Intro to Drums 
7pm Intermediate Acoustic 
7pm Intermediate Drums 
8:15 Indie Rock Band: Guitar, Drums 

Wednesdays 
6pm Pentatonic Scales 
7pm Intermediate Acoustic 
7pm Bluegrass Band: Banjo 
7pm…

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Make Music with Girl Guitar in 2016!

Happy New Year from Girl Guitar! Do your resolutions include playing music, writing songs, learning drums, bass, or guitar? Singing in a band? Having more fun? Making new friends and getting on stage? Sign up now for Girl Guitar's January Classes! 

Here are the spaces still open for the upcoming session: 
Reply to this email to sign up 

Mondays 
12:30 Day Band with Caro: Bass and Drums  
7 Total Beginners with Mandy: 3 spots 
7 Songwriting with Cass: 6 spots 
8:15 Vocal Harmonies with Larisa: 5 spots 
8:15…

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Lead for Strummers Workshops, Holiday Gift Certificates, and More!



How many of you strummers are looking to add flare to your playing? Or want to transition into lead guitar? Interested in playing drums but have no idea where to start? Join me next week for some one-off 'bite sized' workshops to dip your toes in and see what fits! They'll all be mini versions of the 6-week classes and the guitar workshops will be separate but complimentary sides of playing lead, specifically for strummers. Come to one or all!

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Music, Wine, and Holidays

Hey there folks! Our last session of 2015 starts tomorrow, so check out the list of available spots below and reply to sign up! Why wait for January to work on resolutions? 

Note that the classes in bold are not recurring...jump on them while you can!

Mondays
6pm Songwriting with Cass
7pm Total Beginners with Cass
7pm Vocal Harmony with Larisa
7pm 1967 Band with Heather: Guitar
8:15 90's Band with Heather: Bass, 2 Guitars
8:15 Intro to Singing with Larisa

Tuesdays
7pm Intermediate Acoustic with Sophia
8:15 Celtic

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Fall Classes - Register Now!

Howdy and Happy Fall, Folks! Registration is in full swing for our next session of classes, so take a look at the list below and reply to this email to sign up!

We're really excited to welcome Sophia Johnson of The Toy Hearts back to our teaching lineup this Fall! Sophia is a legit badass and an incredibly talented musician and will be teaching two Intermediate Classes on Tuesday nights as well as a class on Jazz Chords on Thursdays. Don't miss out!


Mondays 6pm: Songwriting with Cass Brostad 7pm: Total… Read more
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2nd Annual Songwriting Workshop with CMA Award Winner Susan Gibson!


  Two day workshop will include (but is not limited to): 
- writing exercises to find our Big Idea
- writing exercises focusing on lyrics ~ imagery, metaphor, building a character, etc.
- finding a Melody Masterclass
- Performing Masterclass - delivering a song
- nuts and bolts of business - Q&A for DIY musicians
  Susan is a CMA award-winning songwriter and BMI Writer of the Year for "Wide Open Spaces."  She's been an independent touring musician for 18 years and is the West Texas Music Hall of Fame's Entertainer…Read more

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Capo Workshop with Jane Gillman

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Girl Guitar Austin, 1306 W. Oltorf, Austin, TX

What are 5 good reasons to use a capo? How do I figure out what chords I'm playing once I put my capo on? How do I pick a capo brand? Come find out with Jane Gillman! $45, women 21+.

Songwriters Workshop with Cass Brostad

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Music Lab Oltorf, Oltorf, Austin

In these workshops we take a focused looks at your lyrical content through group exercises and individual work. We will also work on any pieces you have pending. We will also day drink and talk about all of our feelings!

One Workshop - $80 Sign up for both - $140

Songwriters Workshop with Cass Brostad

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Music Lab Oltorf, Oltorf, Austin, Tx

In these workshops we take a focused looks at your lyrical content through group exercises and individual work. We will also work on any pieces you have pending. We will also day drink and talk about all of our feelings!

One Workshop - $80 Sign up for both - $140