Guitar I w/ Gabriel Olin

Thursdays, 7:00-8:15 pm, beginning November 8
$120.00 advance / $130.00 after October 29

This course is for anyone just starting out on guitar. No prior knowledge of guitar or previous musical experience is required. It covers important basics that will be applicable to any future guitar study, regardless of style. This includes learning chords from a diagram and using a tuner. In this class, students will learn to:

  • Play two songs using chords and correct strumming technique
  • Switch chords smoothly
  • Read music on the guitar on the top three strings in first position
  • Improvise a guitar solo using the most popular scale

Required for the class: a guitar, an electronic tuner, a pick, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1

These items can be purchased in Berkeley at The Starving Musician.

(Minimum class size 3 students.)

Gabriel Olin has been teaching popular styles of guitar since 1990. His method focuses on strong foundations, good technique and helping each student become the kind of guitarist they want to be.

Vsiti Gabriel's website

 

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