Teacher: Ralph D'Ignazio
Class Fees: $235 or $225 if taking 2 or more classes
An encouraging introduction to the guitar, including chords, scales, picking and strumming, notation and tablature, and rhythm. Students play memorable games to learn guitar anatomy and beginning chords, participate in rhythm circles and improvisation sessions, learn technique, and learn and play along with popular songs.
Student Learning Outcomes: The student will be able to read and play chord progressions and a variety of songs using various strum patterns, read and play simple melody lines, perform simple improvisations over chord progressions using scales, and accomplish basic guitar maintenance like tuning and changing strings.