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**SOLD OUT** Guitar – Beginner I (Mondays) with Eric Knutson

Jan 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Mar 30, 2020

$107 – $312
Instructor: Eric Knutson
Level: Beginner
Age: Teens & Adults
Price: $312 for 12 weeks
Mondays, 1/6/20 – 3/30/20
5:30pm – 6:25pm
*Closed 1/20 for MLK Day 

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 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: 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. Feel free to ask for guidance regarding placement before registering.

What Students will Leave this class having learned:

  • Technique: pick grip, using down strokes for simple melodies, alternate picking
  • Tunes/Songs: Boil ’em Cabbage Down, Old Joe Clark, and Long Journey Home (other material may also be used)
  • Group Playing skills: playing with accompaniment, playing the “boom-chuck” rhythm with and without alternating bass notes
  • Other: How to read TAB

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 – 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.

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Details

Date:
Jan 6
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
Cost:
$107 – $312
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Organizer

The Front Porch
Phone:
434-806-7062
Website:
https://frontporchcville.org/

Venue

The Front Porch
221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Phone:
434-242-7012
Website:
www.frontporchcville.org