Folk School

Folk School Classes

Students receive hands-on instruction from exceptional instructors in The Folk Exchange – our intimate venue in the Exchange District, located at 211 Bannatyne Ave.

Register online below.

All Classes take place in the Folk Exchange (103 – 211 Bannatyne Ave. at Albert St.)

For ages 15+

10 Week Classes, $250 (+ GST/PayPal)

Specialty Workshops, $55 (+ GST/PayPal)

Ukulele Classes – 10 week classes
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10 Week Classes, $250 Regular (Plus GST)

Ukulele I – Beginner Level - Which End Is The Handle?
10 weeks - Thursday, October 4 – December 6, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor Kate Ferris
Ages 15+

Ukulele II – Intermediate Level - Why Quit Now?
10 weeks – Saturdays, October 6 – December 8, 11:00am-1:00pm
Instructor Kate Ferris
Ages 15+

Ukulele III – Continuing Level - Can’t Get Enough
10 weeks – Saturdays, October 6 – December 8, 2:00-4:00pm
Instructor Kate Ferris
Ages 15+

Harmonica Specialty Workshops

Specialty Workshops, $55 Regular (Plus GST)

Never played the harmonica, but feeling the urge to learn? Come join Juno award winning Gerald Laroche for these sessions to start you on your way.  

Beginner Harmonica - Intro to Blues
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Gerald Laroche
Saturday September 22 11:30am

Whether you’re just interested in learning the basics or aspire to play at the highest level, here’s where you start: with basic blues chords, licks and solos. Play along with 12-bar blues standards in just over two hours.

Continuing Harmonica – Blues & Beyond
Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Gerald Laroche
Saturday, September 29, 11:30am

Workshop is intended for any of the students who have taken Intro to Blues in the past, or for intermediate players looking to work on their licks. A Blues based session incorporating Cajun, country, folk and more.

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*includes GST and 3% PayPal fee.