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Little Bears in the Park

Post by Dennis in on 13.07.2020

Welcome to the home page for Little Bears’ Park classes! Blue Bear is a music school that runs in-person, outdoor toddler classes all over SF. We also have a few classes in the East Bay. We know that it’s sunny out (and hopefully not too smoky!) and after nearly two years inside everyone is excited …

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Piano & Keys Classes @ Fort Mason

Post by Dennis in on 28.07.2019

Our online Beginning Keyboard class, when offered, is for square-one beginners new to piano.  Blue Bear’s songwriting class is open to writers who already play the piano.  Scroll down for our group class schedule, or click here for private piano lessons.

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Summer Camps @ Fort Mason

Post by Dennis in on 16.06.2019

Our summer camps band curriculum was designed by renowned educator and artist Bonnie Hayes – expect an intense week of learning and fun!  A high teacher-to-student ratio means every camper receives individualized attention.  Camps are in-person for vaccinated students only.  Also on offer is a 5-day DJ/Electronic Music camp (click on the Studio Camp tab …

DJ & Home Recording

Post by Dennis in on 29.05.2019

Are you looking for a DJ school in San Francisco? Look no further! Our DJ class is taught by popular local DJs. For your “final exam” you’ll show off your mix at a party. At the internationally respected club Monarch! On their state-of-the-art sound system!! Our online Home Recording classes will get you set up …

Bass & Drums @ Fort Mason

Post by Dennis in on 29.05.2019

We’re enrolling now for Spring Quarter.  In-person classes and lessons are available for vaccinated students only. The bass is really fun to play, and bands are always looking for bassists.  Bass and drum instruction is only available in private lessons – online or in-person at Fort Mason.  Bassists and drummers who have reached an intermediate …

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Ukulele Classes @ Fort Mason

Post by Dennis in on 29.05.2019

We’re now enrolling for Summer Quarter.  Our group ukulele classes will be conducted in person for vaccinated students. The ukulele is easy to learn and fun to play.  Our small group ukulele classes (3-6 students) will have you playing songs in no time!  Square-one beginners can start with the basics, then continue to expand their …

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Electric Guitar @ Fort Mason

Post by Dennis in on 29.05.2019

We’re now enrolling for Summer Quarter.  In-person electric guitar classes are for vaccinated students only; some classes are online-only, noted in description. Our small group classes are for intermediate players who can move comfortably between open position and bar chords.  You can choose from electric guitar classes in lead or rhythm playing, with an emphasis …

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Acoustic Guitar @ Fort Mason

Post by Dennis in on 29.05.2019

We’re now enrolling for Summer Quarter.  Most of our acoustic guitar classes will be conducted in person for students who are vaccinated, many in-person classes can also be taken online.  Some classes are online-only, noted in the class description. Our small group classes (3-7 students) are for everyone, from square-one beginners to intermediate guitarists.  They’re …

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All Star Bands @ Fort Mason

Post by skm skm in on 13.03.2019

2022/2023 placement auditions  • Players in grades 6-12 are matched according to age and skill level. • Current and ongoing lessons are highly encouraged. • For your audition video, prepare any cover or original song (with a backing track on CD or iPod, if possible, or with an instrument and singing). • Also show if …

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Band Workshops @ Fort Mason

Post by skm skm in on 12.03.2019

Band Workshops are student bands organized by the school.  Students select the repertoire and rehearse with a pro musician/coach.  A full band class consists of 2 singers, 2 guitars, bass, drums, keys, and horns.  We supply the PA, drum kit, amps, and keys.  You’ll meet 2 hours per week for 10 weeks, then perform in …