QuickStart Guitar - Session 1: Mondays, 7pm-8pm, beginning January 6
QuickStart Guitar - Session 1: Tuesdays, 7:30pm-8:30pm, beginning April 8
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QuickStart Guitar Extension: Fridays, 4pm-5pm, beginning January 10
QuickStart Guitar Extension: Fridays, 4pm-5pm, beginning February 14
QuickStart Guitar Extension: Fridays, 4pm-5pm, beginning March 21
Instructor: Rod Goelz
Duration: QuickStart Guitar - 8 Weeks, 1 Hour Classes; QuickStart Guitar Extension - 4 Weeks, 1 Hour Classes
Tuition: *QuickStart Guitar - $200.00; **QuickStart Guitar Extension - $100.00
*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.
**Four 1-hour group lessons focused on improving basic motor skills and chord vocabulary.
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
• Open Chording
• Introducing the "Rock Riff"
• Chord diagrams
• 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!
The QuickStart Guitar Extension classes are blocks of 4-week group classes for anyone who knows the very basics (a few chords at least) or who's at least taken the initial eight-week QuickStart class.
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. To purchase an electric or acustic guitar we recommend Billy Wray Music Shop in Mechanicsburg. If you wish to enroll a younger student, please contact us first at (717) 691-9100.
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