Instructor: Marty Collin
Level: Progressing Beginner
Ages: Teens and Adults
Price: $212 for 8 weeks
Fall Session I: Wednesdays, 8/12/20 - 9/30/20
5:15pm – 6:10pm
Classes will be held online via Zoom.
Description: This class is a continuation of Guitar – Beginner I. Students will learn new tunes, a little harder than the first, and in new keys. Students will also learn new skills for playing with others, listening for chord changes, starting a tune with “taters” and ending them with “shave and a hair-cut.” A few times throughout the semester, this class will join other beginner classes to hone group playing skills such as chopping and playing with accompaniment.
Prerequisite: Beginner – Guitar I or equivalent. Equivalent level would include the ability to play a few simple tunes such as Cripple Creek, Soldier’s Joy, and Old Joe Clark independently with steady rhythm. Feel free to ask for guidance regarding placement before registering.
What you'll learn in this class:
- Tunes: 8th of January, Lonesome Road Blues, Red Haired Boy (other similar material may also be used)
- Group playing skills: How to kick-off and end a tune (Taters + ending lick, playing with back-up, coming in for a solo
What students will need:
- Functional guitar (bridge and all 6 strings intact, tuners in working order)
- Notebook & pencil
- Recording device optional
Next Level: Guitar – Beginner II
If paying in full doesn’t work for your budget, you can pay in monthly installments. Pay for your first month below, and we’ll send an invoice for the remaining payments.