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Guitar 1B for Teens and Adults – Marty Collin

November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 4, 2018

Guitar 1B for Teens and Adults
Instructor: Marty Collin
Level: Advancing Beginner
Ages: Teens and Adults
Description: This class is a continuation of Guitar 1A. 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.”

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: Guitar 1A or equivalent. Equivalent level would include the ability to play a few simple tunes, such as Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Shortnin’ Bread, and Boil ’em Cabbage Down, independently with steady rhythm.
What Students will Leave this class having learned:
  • Tunes: Cripple Creek, Cluck Old Hen, Two Dollar Bill  (core curriculum; and any other tunes students/instructors select)
  • Group playing skills: How to kick-off and end a tune (Taters + shave and a hair cut), playing with back-up, taking “breaks,” long bow accompaniment for chord changes, playing with back-up, playing in the keys of A, D, and G 

What students will need:

  • Functional guitar (bridge and all 6 strings intact, tuners in working order)
  • Pick
  • Tuner
  • Notebook & pencil
  • Recording device optional

Next Level: Guitar 2A

Tuesdays, 9/11/18 – 12/4/18
*No classes the week of Thanksgiving
5:30pm – 6:25pm


November 13, 2018
7:00 pm - 7:55 pm
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Trimester Payments - Guitar - Beginner II for Teens and Adults$338.00