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Music Makers Premier Adult Band Ensemble Program will enhance your understanding of how a band works.  We’ll break down the songs in detail, stretch out, learn beginnings & endings, refine solos, rhythms, patterns & leads.  You’ll gain control over sound and technique, go over individual parts & combine them to create a better band sound.  Learn different ways to approach a song while gaining confidence as a player.  Play & learn from an advanced level instructor.  Each participant receives access to our student portal where you'll be able to access all class materials.  

Don't see the class you want?   Not sure which class is right for you?  Have a scheduling conflict?  
email musicmakersnewyork@gmail.com or call 212-967-6124.
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Perform on a Friday evening at The Bitter End
Not seeing the workshop of your dreams offered? Do you see an advertised workshop and like the rehearsal schedule and Musical Director but not the theme? Music Makers offers Semi Custom & Custom Workshops. Here's how it works: You have 3 band members (required), a theme in mind, a day and time you'd like to rehearse and a Musical Director you'd like to work with. We'll post your semi custom workshop to our website and advertise to fill the remaining slots. All 3 semi custom band members would need to complete registration. Here's what's included: 16 hours of rehearsal in a premium Music Makers studio, one of our fantastic Musical Directors, a Friday night gig at The Bitter End, full backline, tech at the show and 2 FREE tickets per person to the performance. MM takes care of everything. If you have 5 band members willing to register at the same time, it's a done deal, no further advertising for additional band members required.
Mondays 6:00-9:00
5/20, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17

Wednesday 6:00-9:00
Performance: Friday, June 21st 2019 at The Bitter End
Do you already have some chops in jazz music & want a deeper exploration of the genre? This workshop provides an opportunity to expand your music skills & your swing horizon. This course will expand your jazz repertoire by covering important tunes from different eras and styles. We will be exploring tunes by iconic artists in jazz such as: Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Victor Young, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, etc. This course will also cover a deeper approach to the jazz improvisation process & how to fit better with the other instruments in the band! This is a terrific chance to build your Jazz skills!

Instructor: Baden Goyo
Tuesdays 6:00-9:00
5/21, 5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18
Performance: Friday, June 21st 2019 at The Bitter End
Do You Have Limited Stage Experience? We Are Offering This Special Workshop For Those With Limited Stage Experience Or First-Time Performers At The Bitter End! If You Have Family Or Friends That Have Been Looking For A First Time Opportunity To Get On The Big Stage, This Workshop Is For Them! We Will Be Focussing On Learning How To Get A Band Ready For Performing And Getting You Comfortable With The Stage, As Well As Other Musical Elements Of A Performance Such As Dynamics And Developing A Band Sound. More Experienced Musicians Are Also Welcome To Sign Up And Mentor Less Experienced Members. We'll Be Playing A Short Set Of Classic Rock Songs That Are Easy And Fun! We'll Be There To Guide You Along Your Way To The Big Stage!

Instructor: Baden Goyo
Thursdays 6:00-9:00
5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20
Performance: Friday, June 21st 2019 at The Bitter End
Come with us and together we’ll revive classic songs and bands from the 60’s through the late 70's! We will include music by artists like Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Joe Cocker, Sly and the Family Stone, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Deep Purple, The Stones and more! In addition to your Musical Director selecting a few songs for the first rehearsal, we encourage every band member to bring two song suggestions to the first session as well! Your Musical Director will take your suggestions into consideration and after the first rehearsal, he’ll build the setlist based on what songs will highlight the band's talents!

Instructor: Sergio Ortega


We ask all workshop participants to please make every effort to attend all rehearsals.  If you're unable to attend any rehearsals, you are required to notify Music Makers NY via email musicmakersnewyork@gmail.com at least 48 hours in advance.  When registering, should you have a conflict with a rehearsal date, please make Music Makers aware of the conflict.  Not attending more than 2 rehearsals within an 6 or 8-week performance program can greatly affect the band as a whole.

Cancellation Policy: Once you submit the registration form & authorize payment to Music Makers NY your slot is guaranteed and reserved exclusively for you, therefore, all fees are non-refundable.  

Instrumentalists are guaranteed a slot for their particular instrument, not a vocal slot as well.

Performance Workshops:  We encourage everyone to take an active role in promoting their performance.  

Submitting the Registration Form & authorizing payment  to Music Makers NY means you agree to all of the above terms & conditions

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CALL 212-967-6124  or EMAIL musicmakersnewyork@gmail.com with any questions about our Band Experience Workshops or any of the other programs we offer.