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Guitar 1A for Teens & Adults – Pete Vigour
May 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until June 3, 2019
Description: This introductory guitar class is perfect for first time guitar players! Students will be taught foundational skills in technique, learn their first tunes, and be immersed in the culture of traditional music by learning to play with others in a fun, and positive environment.
A passing jam will be held for 30mins after each core class for ukulele, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, and banjo players. Students will practice the skill they’ve learned in class and experience the joy of playing with others at a similar level in a group setting.
Prerequisite: None! This class will be starting students from scratch. Folks with a little prior experience but with only a tune or two under their belt may join this class as well.
What Students will Leave this class having learned:
- Tunes: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Boil ‘em Cabbage Down (core curriculum; and any other tunes students/teachers select)
- Technique:Holding the guitar, holding a pick, simple pick strokes
- Group playing skills: playing with accompaniment, strumming simple chords, and playing in the keys of A & G
What students will need:
- Functional guitar (bridge and all 6 strings intact, tuners in working order)
- Notebook & pencil
- Recording device optional
Next Level: Guitar 1B