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Music Mystery Mastery (session 5 of 6)

  • Hot Spot Music 801 Division Street South Northfield, MN, 55057 United States (map)

Tuesdays 7 - 9 PM starting March 14 *  
$120 for all six sessions or $25 each for individual sessions.

* NOTE: The March 21 session will be held instead on Saturday, March 18 (time tbd)


Decode the mysteries of scales, chords and modes with JP Douglas, Staff Musician for the St. Olaf College Dance Department.  This 6-week course will allow musicians of all instruments and abilities to brush up on the basics or unlock new knowledge.  Best of all, have fun practicing with friends!  Participants will:

  • gain speed and confidence navigating the "geography" of their instrument
  • learn how to construct common major, minor and blues scales
  • understand how chords and scales relate to each other
  • drill scale and arpeggio patterns to gain speed and agility 
  • improve ear training and improvisation skills
  • explore favorite tunes to understand the theory behind cool sounds and phrases