Welcome

Austin's coolest way for women to learn, share, and collaborate over a glass of wine is always kicking off new sessions of Guitar, Songwriting, and Band Classes! Girl Guitar focuses on a full music experience, encouraging women to take their inherent love of music and carry on with playing, writing, performing, collaborating, booking, and generally just having a great time!  Whether you're just getting started or taking your skills up a step, Girl Guitar is the most fun you'll have in your journey to the stage!

Private lessons are also available on Guitar, Bass, Drums, Fiddle, Mandolin, Piano, and Songwriting by emailing Mandy@GirlGuitarAustin.com.

All classes are 21 and up.

 

Registration Is Open For Fall Girl Guitar!

Hey ladies, join us for another fun session of Girl Guitar, starting the week of September 12th! We now offer 32 classes a week, so I know there's something there you'll enjoy and benefit from. Check out the list of…

Read more

Girl Guitar in Austin Woman Magazine!

Check out Girl Guitar founder Mandy Rowden in March 2016's Austin Woman Magazine! 

http://www.austinwomanmagazine.com/articles/musically-inclined

MUSICALLY INCLINED 

Girl Guitar Owner Mandy Rowden turns her passion into a business. 

By Sarah E. Ashlock 

Mandy Rowden is a singer-songwriter with…

Read more

Play Music, Drink Wine



It's go time here at Girl Guitar! Our first session of 2016 kicks off tomorrow with lots of great classes and bands. Have you signed up yet? Check out our list of last-minute openings and email Mandy@GirlGuitarAustin.com to sign up! 

Read more

Make Music with Girl Guitar in 2016!

Happy New Year from Girl Guitar! Do your resolutions include playing music, writing songs, learning drums, bass, or guitar? Singing in a band? Having more fun? Making new friends and getting on stage? Sign up now for Girl Guitar's January…

Read more

Join Girl Guitar's mailing list for the latest news!

SOLD OUT: Take It To The Stage CO-ED Workshop

Girl Guitar Austin, Austin, TX

SOLD OUT: Email Mandy@GirlGuitarAustin.com for wait list or private lessons.

Ready to take your songs to the next level and book your own gigs, run your own sound, promote your own shows, hire your own bands, and tour? Awesome! However, it's easy to get bogged down in the details, and this CO-ED workshop is here to help you wade through the world of music that isn't the music itself. This workshop will be split into sections on booking and getting paid, buying your own PA and equipment, what's expected in promoting your gigs, protocol for working with other musicians, and a breakdown on taking the whole thing on the road. Save yourself years of heartache and trial and error in this packed and informative workshop with Girl Guitar founder and touring songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mandy Rowden.

Date: Feb. 16, 1-3pm Cost: $40/pp (men and women 21+)

Email mandy@girlguitaraustin.com to register. Space is limited!

Write Songs You Love

 —  —

Girl Guitar Austin, Austin, TX

Write songs you're going to love! In this information-packed and highly interactive class we'll take a song that inspires you, discuss why, and learn how to use those same elements to write a song of your own. This is great for all levels of writers, whether brand new or highly experienced. This class will offer concrete directives and get you out the door with a new song of your own or at least great beginnings to one, and the skills to use over and over again to write many more. Space is limited, so join today!

Bring: guitar*, notepad/pen, and a song you love and wish you'd written (recording and lyrics printed out)

What: Write Songs You Love Workshop When: Sunday, Feb. 17, 1-4pm $60/pp Who: Women 21+ How: Email Mandy@GirlGuitarAustin.com to sign up

*keyboard can be provided if that's what you prefer to write on

Blues Jam Workshop

 —  —

Girl Guitar Austin, Austin, TX

Join this one day band on guitar, bass, drums, vocals, keys, or saxophone and learn the basics of jamming the 12-bar blues. We'll tackle 3-5 songs, allow plenty of space for solos, and have a great time rehearsing what we've learned. Space is limited to one drummer, one vocalist, one bass player, one keyboard, one saxophone, and three guitars.

What: Blues Jam Workshop, $75/pp When: March 10, 1-4pm Who: Women 21+ How: Email Mandy@GirlGuitarAustin.com to register

Girl Guitar Showcase and 12th Birthday Party

 —  —

One-2-One Bar, Austin, TX

All ages welcome! Check out the bands, songwriters, and acoustic classes of Girl Guitar and celebrate 12 years of learning, wine, fun, and rock and roll with Girl Guitar Austin.

Take It To The Stage Workshop

 —  —

Girl Guitar Austin, Austin, TX

Ready to take your songs to the next level and book your own gigs, run your own sound, promote your own shows, hire your own bands, and tour? Awesome! However, it's easy to get bogged down in the details, and this workshop is here to help you wade through the world of music that isn't the music itself. This workshop will be split into sections on booking and getting paid, buying your own PA and equipment, what's expected in promoting your gigs, protocol for working with other musicians, and a breakdown on taking the whole thing on the road. Save yourself years of heartache and trial and error in this packed and informative workshop with Girl Guitar founder and touring songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mandy Rowden.

Date: April 21, 1-3pm Cost: $40/pp (women 21+)

Email mandy@girlguitaraustin.com to register. Space is limited!