Online Classes & Workshops

Due to the Corona Virus, we will be hosting our classes and workshops online! 

Please click the "OYOU Online" link and join in on the fun

— from anywhere in the world! 


Upcoming Workshops Contingent on Safety & Corona Virus

Workshop! Music Business Boot Camp W/Terri Hendrix May 17th 10:00AM-3:00PM @ Wilory Farm

Adult

Class is limited to 10 students

9:30AM Doors

10:00AM Class

12:00PM Lunch (provided)

1:00 - 3:00PM Class 

 

Ages 18 + 

It's time to get it done! Copyright your music. Register with a PRO (performing songwriter organization), start your own music publishing company, and understand Sound Exchange, Spotify, and all things music streaming for 2020. It's time to understand how to book yourself, create and use a simple contract, and tackle an online press kit to promote both your music and your shows. Leave with songs registered for copyright, your music business publishing in order, knowledge of digital music streaming, and the tools to book and promote your music. 

 

Bring your songs, poems, laptops, and all your music business notes and questions! Get prepared to get it done! 

 

Wilory Farm is located in Martindale, Texas. Directions sent upon reservation. 

$100.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Workshop! Mosaics 1! "Introduction to Mosaics

Have you ever wanted to play with mosaics? Create art out of tiles and other interesting pieces?

 

Join Susan & Val at the OYOU on Wilory Farm as they introduce students to the art of mosaics! This is an all ages class suitable for the entire family!

Space is limited!

Date: TBA 

2:00PM to 6:00PM 

We lay our pieces down and compose our art 

Date: TBA

2:00PM to 4:00PM  

We apply the grout and clean our masterpiece! 

 

Wilory Farm is located in Martindale, Texas.

Directions sent upon reservation. 

 

Class reads "Sold Out" because we do not have a date set due to the Coronavirus 

$50.00

  • Sold Out

Workshop! Mosaics 2! "Found Objects" Class April 4th & 5th @ Wilory Farm

Join Susan at the OYOU on Wilory Farm! This class picks up where we left off on Mosaics 1. Only this class we work with found objects. Didn't make class 1? That's okay. Space is offered 45 min before start time to introduce you to what we will be doing! 

 

This is an all ages class suitable for the entire family! Space is limited! All ages welcome! 

 

Mosaics 2 picks up where we left off! But this time ... bring personal objects that might work great in your tile masterpiece! We will start from scratch, add your personal objects (old coins, unused jewelry, ect.,) and place them within your tiles. The OYOU has a big supply of keys, locks, and various found objects that will be readily available as well. Bring your own items to add to the tiles or use what we have here. This class includes ALL supplies! 

 

Snacks and berates will be served. This event is also BYOB. 

 

Date: TBA 

We come up with our big idea for our mosaic. We lay objects we've picked out with our tiles and glue them down

2:00PM to 6:00PM 

Date: TBA 

2:00PM to 4:00PM  

We apply the grout and clean our masterpiece! 

 

Wilory Farm is located in Martindale, Texas. Directions sent upon reservation. 

 

Class reads "Sold Out" because we do not have a date set due to the Coronavirus 

$50.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Jack Williams "The Songwriter's Guitar" Wednesday, November 4th 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Level Intermediate to Advanced

Ages 18 +

Workshop Leader: Jack Williams

Location: Wilory Farm 

 

The music of Jack Williams, rooted in his native South Carolina, was shaped by a 61-year career of playing folk, rock, jazz, R&B, classical and the popular music of the 30s, 40s and 50s. He is counted among the most dynamic performers on today's "folk" circuit - "...one of the most enlightened and entertaining performers I've ever encountered", said Dave Humphreys of Two-Way Street Coffeehouse in Downer's Grove, IL. Jack is considered a "musician's musician", an uncommonly unique guitarist, a writer of vivid songs with a strong sense of place, and a storyteller in an old Southern tradition who further illustrates each tale with his guitar. Rich Warren of WFMT Chicago's The Midnight Special said, "His artistry is nothing short of amazing". Vic Heyman, in SING OUT!, wrote, “He is one of the strongest guitar players in contemporary folk.”

Workshop! Jack Williams Guitar Clinic! Wednesday, November 4th 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Course Description: The Songwriter's Guitar 

Intermediate Class (You should have basic knowledge of chords and how to write a song) 

A songwriting workshop, but with an emphasis on how the guitar (or other instrument) plays a vital role 

in making the music whole, rather than being merely a "chord-vehicle" 

or something to hide behind when performing a song.

 

Considering every aspect of the guitar in the songwriting process — from initial ideas to finished performance

 

Special emphasis on the "Guitar As Greek Chorus": as accompanist, inspiration, commentator, colorist, comforter, crutch, and as equal partner in songwriting

 

Discussing how and when the guitar can hinder the songwriting process, as well as how it can add melody, counter-melody, and the "glue" to vocal melody, which can sustain and propel a song

 

Gentle discussion and critique of songs written (or in progress) by the students

 

This workshop is BYOB 

6:00PM - Doors 

Snacks & beverages provided 

Workshop 6:30PM to 8:00PM 

Wilory Farm is located in Martindale, Texas. Directions sent upon reservation. 

$50.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Suggestion and Feedback

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Team OYOU Workshop Leaders

Art

The OYOU enlists some of the best artists around to teach a variety of ongoing all ages arts and & crafts workshops! Painting, mosaics, photography, and more! 

 

We also have pop-up workshops at various venues in Martindale and San Marcos. 


Jeanne Ply 

Beginning to Intermediate Fiddle.

Stringtown Texas Website 

All Ages & All Levels 

The OYOU has a rotating staff of world-class instructors! We offer workshops in harmonica, ukulele, mandolin, banjo, percussion, improvisation, poetry, dance, performance, and on a variety of other subjects!

 

We also have pop-up workshops at various venues in Martindale and San Marcos. 


Michael O'Connor 

Intermediate and Advanced Guitar 

Michael O'Connor Website 


Terri Hendrix 

Songwriting, Creative Writing, Harmonica, Garage Band, Recording, Music Business, Kid's Music Camp, and Women's Retreat.

Terri Hendrix Website

Lloyd Maines

All levels Guitar, Dobro, Pedal Steel, Multiple Instrument Classes, Production, and Recording. 

Lloyd Maines Website