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Community Events

Upcoming Events

At Mechanics of Music, we believe music is the ultimate way to connect the community.  Check out some of the events below!

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Cat Murphy Band
Performances
Kaitlin, Ross and Katie perform as members of the fun and lively Cat Murphy Band. Come cheer them on at their next show!
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  • Strumming Pattern & Chord Change Boot Camp (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Strumming Pattern & Chord Change Boot Camp (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 24
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Jul 24, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Unlock the full potential of your guitar or ukulele playing in our dynamic and interactive Strumming Pattern and Chord Change Bootcamp! Designed for beginners and intermediate players, this 1.5-hour session will provide you with the essential skills to master rhythm and smooth chord transitions.
  • Learn Kids Songs! (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Learn Kids Songs! (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Wed, Jul 24
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Jul 24, 2024, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Delight your grandkids and family with the joy of music! Join our 1.5-hour Guitar & Ukulele: Learn Kids' Songs Workshop, specifically designed for adults who want to play beloved children’s songs for their young loved ones.
  • 12th Street Fest New West
    12th Street Fest New West
    Sun, Jul 28
    12th Street Fest New West
    12th Street Fest New West
    Jul 28, 2024, 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    12th Street Fest New West, 6th Ave. & 8th St, New Westminster, BC V3M 3S2, Canada
    Out students are ready to showcase their talents at the 12th Street Fest New West! Special performance by Cat Murphy Band!
  • Guitar Fingerpicking (Guitar)
    Guitar Fingerpicking (Guitar)
    Mon, Jul 29
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Jul 29, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Fingerpicking is a great way to expand your playing. Come join me for the next instalment in my on going fingerpicking workshops. You’ll learn all about my (patent pending) three fingerpicking technique and the different ways you can use it.
  • Ukulele Fingerpicking (Ukulele)
    Ukulele Fingerpicking (Ukulele)
    Wed, Jul 31
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Jul 31, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Fingerpicking is a great way to expand your playing. Come join me for the next instalment in my on going fingerpicking workshops. You’ll learn all about my (patent pending) three fingerpicking technique and the different ways you can use it.
  • Learn Cat Murphy Band Songs (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Learn Cat Murphy Band Songs (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 31
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Jul 31, 2024, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Cat Murphy Band sure does have a heck of a lot of fun tunes, eh? We all know ‘em and we all love ‘em. Now’s your chance to learn them yourself. Join me for the Cat Murphy Band workshop as I go through such classic tunes as Wandering Soul, No Survivors, Could Be Love, East Van Grass and so many more.
  • Improvising & Pentatonic Scale (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Improvising & Pentatonic Scale (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Thu, Aug 01
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 01, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Unlock the art of improvisation with our beginner workshop on the pentatonic scale. Designed for aspiring musicians eager to explore the world of spontaneous creativity, this workshop introduces foundational techniques and practical exercises to navigate the pentatonic scale confidently.
  • Ukulele Fingerpicking (Ukulele)
    Ukulele Fingerpicking (Ukulele)
    Sun, Aug 04
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 04, 2024, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Fingerpicking is a great way to expand your playing. Come join me for the next instalment in my on going fingerpicking workshops. You’ll learn all about my (patent pending) three fingerpicking technique and the different ways you can use it.
  • Pluck Strum Technique - Folk/Country Playing (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Pluck Strum Technique - Folk/Country Playing (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Wed, Aug 07
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 07, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    This technique blends the precision of plucking with the full, resonant sound of strumming, creating a rich and dynamic musical texture. It's commonly used in various styles of music to add depth and complexity to guitar/ukulele playing.
  • Beatles Songs (Guitar/Ukulele)
    Beatles Songs (Guitar/Ukulele)
    Wed, Aug 07
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 07, 2024, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Dive into the timeless music of The Beatles in our 1.5-hour Guitar & Ukulele: Learn Beatles Songs Workshop! This session is perfect for both beginners and intermediate players who want to explore the iconic melodies and harmonies of one of the greatest bands in history!
  • Music Theory Crash Course (All Instruments)
    Music Theory Crash Course (All Instruments)
    Thu, Aug 08
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 08, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Dive into the fundamentals of music theory with our crash course designed to demystify the essentials. Perfect for beginners and those looking to refresh their knowledge, this course covers key concepts such as notes, scales, chords, and basic harmony.
  • Chucking (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Chucking (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Sun, Aug 11
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 11, 2024, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Join Our Chucking Workshop! Calling all guitar and ukulele players! Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned player, this drop-in workshop is the perfect place to master the fun and funky technique of "chucking."
  • Campfire Sing Along
    Campfire Sing Along
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Aug 11
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 11, 2024, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Sing along to a variety of campfire favorites. All instruments and ages welcome! First Sunday of each month. Students Free! Guests $10.
  • Transposing 101 & The Power of the Capo (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Transposing 101 & The Power of the Capo (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Mon, Aug 12
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 12, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    This is an introductory course designed for all levels of musicians. Learn the art of transposing music effortlessly across different keys, essential for adapting songs to suit your vocal range or instrument.
  • Waltz: Mastering 3/4 and 6/8 Time Signatures (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Waltz: Mastering 3/4 and 6/8 Time Signatures (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Aug 14
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 14, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Immerse yourself in the enchanting rhythms of the waltz with our 1.5-hour Guitar & Ukulele Waltz Workshop! Perfect for both beginners and intermediate players, this workshop will introduce you to the beauty and elegance of playing in 3/4 and 6/8 time signatures.
  • Blues 101  (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Blues 101  (Guitar & Ukulele)
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Aug 14
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 14, 2024, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Step into the world of Blues music with 'Blues 101 for Guitar and Ukulele,' a dynamic introduction suitable for all skill levels. Dive into foundational techniques and iconic blues riffs tailored for both instruments, guided by experienced instructors.
  • Songwriting 101 (All Instruments)
    Songwriting 101 (All Instruments)
    Thu, Aug 15
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 15, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Unleash your creativity with our dynamic songwriting workshop. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned musician, join us as we explore the art and craft of songwriting. Learn how to generate ideas, structure your songs effectively, craft lyrics that resonate, and create melodies that captivate.
  • 19+ Sip 'N Strum
    19+ Sip 'N Strum
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Aug 16
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Aug 16, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Mechanics of Music Studio
    Enjoy this event with students in our community, taking it easy as we laugh, sing, and connect. All experience levels are welcome! Only $20. Bring something to sip!
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