Guitar Classes

GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS:

An introductory course for all beginners to the guitar and the basics of music. Emphasis is on fun while learning.

Start playing guitar today. Get the tools you need to make music a part of your life. Campfire classics and simple melodies will be explored to develop technique and musical knowledge. Presented in a way that will inspire and have you playing music in the very first class.

The student will need an acoustic guitar and come prepared with a binder and paper and guitar pick and a guitar tuner. Rental guitars are available at reasonable rates.

SUMMER:  Tuesdays 6:00 to 6:45 pm   DATES:  July 10 to Aug 14/18  COST:  6/$115

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Acoustic Guitar Classics – Folk, Country, Blues

Intermediate Level

Making music with easy and familiar songs is a great way to bring your guitar playing and singing to a new and more confident level.

In this class we will learn:

  • New Chord Vocabulary
  • Functional Harmony and How to Memorize
  • New Easy Repertoire
  • New Rhythm Techniques
  • How to Accompany Singing

A great opportunity for a careful study and exploration of the fundamentals of the guitar and the musical language through building techniques and classic repertoire in a supportive group setting. Emphasis on learning to play rhythm and accompaniment while building an understanding of form and having a lot of fun.

Bring an understanding of first position chords, a tuner and a sense of humour!

SUMMER:  Tuesdays, 7:00 to 7:45 pm, July 10 to Aug 14, 2018   6/$115

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Making Music with the Essentials

Beginner Level 2 

Continue learning to make music with basic first position chords, simple melodies and a newfound understanding of the guitar. Classic two and three chord songs beloved by all will be explored and music will be made. This group setting is a perfect way to develop rhythm, learn songs and have a lot of fun in the process!

In this class:
· How to Read a Chord Chart
· Play New Well Known Melodies
· How to Memorize Common Chord Progressions
· New Rhythm Techniques
· Explore New Classic Songs

Bring your fingers and your ears and a guitar and a tuner and a good sense of humour.

SUMMER:  T.B.A.

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Meet The Beatles

Intermediate Level

Making music with easy and familiar Beatles songs is a great way to bring your guitar playing and singing to a new and more confident level.

In this class we will learn:

  • New Chord Vocabulary
  • Functional Harmony and How to Memorize
  • New Easy Repertoire
  • New Rhythm Techniques
  • How to Accompany Singing

A great opportunity for a careful study and exploration of the fundamentals of the guitar and the musical language through building techniques and classic repertoire in a supportive group setting. Emphasis on learning to play rhythm and accompaniment while building an understanding of form and having a lot of fun.

Bring an understanding of first position chords, a tuner and a sense of humour!

SUMMER:  T.B.A.

REGISTER NOW

 

 

 

Instructor: Aaron Watson

Aaron is a career musician and educator who infuses the learning experience with creativity and joy and an infectious love for what he does.  His teaching never strays from its central purpose which is to involve students in their own process of music making while he acts as a patient and knowledgeable guide and facilitator on the path toward that goal.   Aaron’s classes will not only inspire you but will also gently open a door that sheds light on a new world of musical understanding.

 

Call 778-426-1800 or email to register.