Summer Session at Girl Guitar

God, I am really horrible about keeping up with this. UGH. OK, here are the classes I’m teaching this summer, already in session: July 11 – Aug 19 SHOWCASE: SEPT 18 Monday 6-6:45pm – Live Performance Class 7-8pm – Motörhead 8:15-9:15pm – Beatles Tuesday 7-8pm – The H-Bombs (classic rock) 8:15-9:15pm – Toto Band (Africa, […]

Girl Guitar in Austin Woman

Musically Inclined Girl Guitar Owner Mandy Rowden turns her passion into a business. By Sarah E. Ashlock Mandy Rowden is a singer-songwriter with two albums under her belt. She’s also the owner of Girl Guitar, a business that offers music classes and workshops for women in Austin. As she casually takes a seat at Opa […]

Girl Guitar Winter Session 2015

The next session at Girl Guitar starts October 26!  Classes meet one night a week for 6 weeks. I still have spots available in the following classes:   MONDAY NIGHTS 7pm: Monkees Band Guitar Bass 8:15: 90’s Band Guitars Bass Drums   TUESDAY NIGHTS 8:15: Misfits Band Guitar   WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 7pm: Acoustic Guitar, Intermediate 8:15: […]

New Bass Class

This post is for all aspiring bassist chicks in Austin! Next session at Girl Guitar, starting Oct 29th, I want to offer a new intermediate bass class. This class will be on building bass lines. I’ll show how you can use simple scales, like Pentatonics, to build grooves and even improvise a bit. We won’t […]

Girl Guitar Classes – July 6 – August 13

This session at Girl Guitar!  As usual, I’m teaching several rockin’ classes.  The band classes are for intermediate players who are looking to learn more about their instrument and experience the awesomeness of playing with a band.  Positions are available for vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass, drums and keys.  For more information or to […]

Girls Rock Camp, 2015

This will be my ninth summer working at Girls Rock Camp in Austin.  Over the years I’ve been a band coach, taught bass class and guitar class, and taught workshops on music video production and recording.  I’ll be working at three camps this summer.  It’s an awesome experience watching these kids blossom in a week’s […]