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Community Music School beginners guitar students

Beginner's Guitar Course

Students ages 5 to 17 learn to perform solo, duet and ensemble pieces in a group setting. Instructors choose the required materials to promote the best learning environment.

Beginner's Guitar Class is a 10-week course designed for the beginner looking to learn the basics of music notation, chords, picking and strumming technique. Students learn to perform solo, duet and ensemble pieces in a group setting. Instructors choose the required materials to promote the best learning environment.

After completing the beginner’s course, students have an opportunity to continue their education by applying to another session of the class offered in the spring term or by applying for private lessons (recommended).

Spring 2020 Dates

Guitar 1: Elementary    
Thursdays 4:30–5:30 p.m.
January 30–April 9 (no class on March 19)
Room 107 (class will meet in Room 112 on February 13 only)

Guitar 2:  Middle and High School
Thursdays 5:45–6:45 p.m.
January 30–April 9 (no class on March 19)
Room 107 (class will meet in Room 112 on February 13 only)

Recital
Saturday, May 2, 2020
Time TBD

Instructor: Christopher McDonald

Cost

$175 plus a classroom material fee of $5. There is a no-make-up policy for this course. If you miss a class you will not receive extra time or a refund for the missed class. A minimum enrollment of 4 students is required for the course, and full refunds are made if this is not met.

Requirements

Students must provide their own instrument beginning the first day of class – an acoustic guitar with nylon or steel strings or an electric guitar with an amplifier. An acoustic guitar with nylon strings is recommended for beginners. Carolina Music Studios Policies


For more information, email Carolina Music Studios or call 803-777-5381.


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