Lessons and Classes

Shana offers private music lessons in her Freedom, NH studio and online via Skype. Shana teaches weekly String Band group classes at Mountain Top Music in Conway and First Congregational Church in Wakefield, and often presents workshops covering particular styles or instruments. Shana loves working with students of any level; beginners are welcome! Shana’s unique personal journey greatly informs her teaching, she can truly empathize with adult beginners as they embark on learning something new and challenging. Shana is deeply committed to helping each student connect with their own personal music expression that waits within.

Shana has over 35 years of experience in teaching music, and works with students of any level. She teaches many instruments including fiddle, mandolin, bouzouki, 5 string banjo, ukulele, guitar, lap steel guitar, tenor guitar, fretted dulcimer, harmonica and hand percussion. Please call or email for details and to schedule a lesson.

If you live outside the immediate area, consider coming to the scenic lakes region of New Hampshire for a day, weekend or week long music intensive. There are many places to stay nearby, from campgrounds to B&Bs, and lots of seasonal outdoor activities to enjoy while you’re here.

Community String Band Class – Wednesdays in Conway, NH

Community String Band class: traditional folk, old time and contra dance music taught by ear, led by multi-instrumentalist Shana Aisenberg in a supportive and fun atmosphere. This ongoing class has been meeting in the Conway region since 2001. During the first 30 minutes of the class, we’ll work on easier tunes and songs, focusing on Old Time, Celtic or bluegrass core repertoire standards, then more difficult tunes in the later portion.

This multi-level class meets weekly on Wednesdays from 6:30 – 7:45 PM. $15 drop in rate or register for a full semester at Mountain Top Music Center in Conway NH. To register or for more information call MTMC at 603-447-4737 or visit their website.

Community String Band – Thursdays in Wakefield, NH.

Community String Band class: traditional folk, old time and contra dance music taught by ear, led by multi-instrumentalist Shana Aisenberg in a supportive and fun atmosphere. This ongoing class has been meeting in Wakefield since 2008. During the first 30 minutes of the class, we’ll work on easier tunes and songs, focusing on Old Time, Celtic or bluegrass core repertoire standards, then playing more difficult tunes in the later portion.

Multi-level class meets weekly on Thursdays at First Congregational Church in Wakefield from 6:30 – 7:45 PM. $15.