QuickStart Guitar
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QuickStart Guitar

Start Date(s):

[Class I]: Tuesdays, 7:30pm-8:30pm, beginning January 6

[Class II]: Mondays, 6:30pm-7:30pm, beginning February 9

[Class III]: Tuesdays, 7:30pm-8:30pm, beginning March 17

[Class IV]: Mondays, 6:30pm-7:30pm, beginning April 13

Age: 8+

Level: Beginner

Instructor: Rod Goelz

Duration: 8 Weeks, 1 Hour Classes

Tuition: *$200.00 - Click here for special offer!

*Eight 1-hour group lessons including the book & materials (1/2 the price of private lessons!). And you are taught by the guy who wrote the book you'll be using! If you'd like to look at the book ahead of time, stop by the Perfect 5th during regular business hours.


The ultimate beginner "get you started" guitar class... your first steps to mastering some of the many popular styles of guitar today. This class covers all the basics to get you started playing and learning your instrument with other people.

Some of the topics include:

• Parts of the Guitar
• Holding and Maneuvering
• Rhythm
• Melody
• Open Chording
• Introducing the "Rock Riff"
• Tablature
• Chord diagrams
• Blues
• Rock band essentials (playing with other people)
• Power Chording
• And much more!!

By the end of the initial eight-week QuickStart class - if you’ve been practicing - you should be able to play a number of simple chord songs such as “Johnny B Good,” “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door,” “Gloria,” “Radioactive” (Imagine Dragons), etc. There are thousands of these in the pop-rock-country genres, so pick what you want to learn!

Join Rod Goelz as he teaches this new and exciting group introductory guitar class at the Perfect 5th...a class that is both fun and informative! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!!! Rod is an experienced musician and instructor. Playing in the band Groove Jones and Groove Jones Jr, Rod knows how to rock the guitar and entertain a crowd. In addition to playing in bands Rod has been teaching guitar & bass lessons since 1989. Rod's teaching style explores all music styles in a unique way bringing together a fun, entertaining and educational learning experience. The writer of 2 musical education series, Basses Loaded, and Make It Funky, Rod starts teaching from his own content and branches out as each student matures.  

The QUICKSTART GUITAR class is a favorite of Rod's, he has been teaching it to musicians of all ages for 20 years.

Please note – This program is best for students 8 years old & above as well as adults. Students will need to use their own electric or acoustic guitar. If you wish to enroll a younger student, please contact us first at (717) 691-9100.


For more info please contact the front desk at (717) 691-9100 or email Rod Goelz at rod@theperfect5th.com.

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The Perfect 5th Musical Arts Center has collected some of the best music instructors in Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Carlisle, New Cumberland, Lemoyne, Dillsburg, Enola, and the West Shore, Pennsylvania area. We offer group and individual lessons in Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Bass guitar, Piano & Keyboard, Voice, Cello, Drums & Percussion, Flute. Live music events such as concerts, recitals, jam sessions performed by local bands & musicians as well as famous artists are the type of events you can find at our music arts center, in Mechanicsburg, Pa (right off the Carlisle Pike). We also offer educational events for seasoned students to learn from well known musicians in our artist clinics and master classes.

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