Guitar 1 with Tristen Brooke
This class has both in-person and online options that meet simultaneously. To meet on Zoom, select the online option, and an invitation to a recurring Zoom meeting will be included in the orientation email sent upon checkout.
Get introduced to guitar basics: melody, harmony, and rhythm in a fun, relaxed group environment. Learn the basics of different pop, rock, blues, and folk to build up an accessible repertoire of songs and skills. You'll be playing a song by the end of the first class.
For the complete beginner or those wishing to brush up on the basics - no experience required.
In this class you will learn:
- parts of the guitar
- how to tune your guitar
- basic chords in several keys
- simple strumming techniques
- helpful practice tips
- At least 4 songs with lyrics and chords
By the end of the session, you will be able to play in several keys with a steady rhythm to accompany your singing and to back up other instruments.
This is an adult class open to students aged 13 and up.