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GUITAR FOR EVERYONE

Dates:September 16 - October 7, 2021
Meets:Th from 6:30 PM to 8 PM, 4 sessions
Hours:6.00
Location:West Junior High
Instructor:Gary Hite
Fee: $70.00  Fee Breakdown

Instruction materials provided; Please bring notepad, guitar, guitar pics, pen/pencil. Students must be vaccinated.

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Course Description

Students must be vaccinated.

This class is for beginning and advancing acoustic guitar students. Learn the skills that will enable you to play the music YOU want to play. Students will learn chords, scales, different styles of picking and strumming rhythms for both simple and advanced songs.

Our instructor has been playing and teaching guitar for years and will help you grow your talent! Instruction materials provided; book designed and written by the instructor, "The Guitar Package" will be provided.

Please bring notepad, guitar, guitar picks, pen/pencil.

Since it takes time to master playing chords and rhythms, the four weeks in class will concentrate on the basics.  Students can use the book to work on material after they have mastered the basics.

WEEK ONE

·         Overview and Tuning the Guitar

·         Reading Tablature and Using Picks

·         The Key of G

·         Basic Rhythms

WEEK TWO

·         Practicing

·         The Chromatic Scale

·         Vocal Song Elements

·         Instrumentals

·         Items Involved When Playing a Song

WEEK THREE

·         Arrangement Maps

·         The Rhythms and Songs

·         Guitar Tricks

·         Types of Basses Used in Songs

·         Bass Runs

WEEK FOUR

·         Basic Chord Information

·         Bar and Other Moveable Chords

·         Playing Bar Chords

·         Sources for Tablature Arrangements

·         Playing Guitar with Others

·         Performing

Click on instructor link for biography; ages 18+.