This class is an introduction to the three pillars of guitar: reading music notation, tablature, and chords. It is designed for those with limited (less than 1 year) or no experience. Direction in “how to play” is accompanied by information and workbook material relating the guitar to music theory. Following this course, students may continue with one of the many excellent methods for either classic or steel-string guitar.

Curriculum/Required Text(s):
1) Just the Facts (for Strings): Guitar Book 1 ( )
2) Guitar QuickStart: 978-0964222908 – You must purchase this on your own. Amazon carries it.

Required Materials:
6-string guitar
Piezo tuner (such as the Snark)
Medium thickness guitar picks
Pencil and notebook/folder to hold additional materials

Days: Friday

Time: 12:00-1:00

Teacher: Mr. Joel Pyron

Classroom: Art

Cost: $12/week for 32 weeks and a one-time $32 material fee