The Twelfth Fret offers one-on-one music lessons with qualified teachers, and we also host, many in our shop, a series of events and small group workshops. These workshops let you hear from great players how they’ve learned and how they approach music.
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LESSONS Click Here to Learn More
The Twelfth Fret School of Music offers on-site lessons for electric & acoustic guitar, bass, mandolin, violin/fiddle and banjo.
The Twelfth Fret School of Music employs seven professional guitar teachers and two bass teachers, all with extensive teaching and playing experience in pop, rock, blues, jazz, country, bluegrass, folk, modern fingerstyle and classical idioms.
Comprehensive theory instruction is also available.
12:00 – 6:00 Mon-Thursday
12:00 – 7:00 Friday
11:00 – 5:00 Saturday
* After hours lessons available on Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
* $26.00 per 1/2 hour private lesson
* initial booking is 5 lessons
* subsequent bookings are monthly
Please call Ed Kopala during business hours on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday for lesson booking inquiries
EVENTS Click Here to Learn More!
The Twelfth Fret regularly hosts small musical events in our shop, after hours, featuring local and visiting artists, as well as demonstration tours by manufacturers. Because these are in our shop, attendance is limited, and the price of entry usually gets you an equal-value gift card (redeemable during business hours). It’s a lot of fun and a great deal!
Below are some of the events we’ve hosted.
Banjo Night returns to The Twelfth Fret! From 7PM to 8:30 PM on Monday March 20 2017 The Twelfth Fret hosts Chris Quinn and Frank
Recently, Ian Perry of the Banjo Newsletter magazine brought Canadian bluegrass legend Eddy Poirier and Gerry McCaie to The Twelfth Fret.
On Wednesday, October 26 at 7PM, The Twelfth Fret hosts the Taylor Guitars Roadshow, just a few doors east of our shop at the Danforth
Here's a treat if you have the chance -- Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys at the Paris Golf and Country Club in Paris,
Tonight is Banjo Night at The Twelfth Fret! This evening, from 7PM to 8:30 PM on Monday March 21 2016 The Twelfth Fret hosts Chris
Banjo Night At The Twelfth Fret - March 21st 2016 with Chris Quinn and Frank Evans!
During the fifteen years I’ve been teaching at The Twelfth Fret I’ve noticed my beginner and intermediate students seem to hit the same road blocks.
Here is the William Laskin Art Deco Steel String guitar played by David Martin, one of the teachers at The Twelfth Fret School of