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Guitar, Ukulele and Mandolin Groups

MUX 502      INTRODUCTION TO GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS (AGES 14 TO ADULT) 

(6 Sessions) Learn the basics of playing guitar: chords, strumming, finger-picking, how to play solos, fundamentals of music and technique. Lots of “hands-on” experience in a variety of styles, including Alternative, Folk, Blues, Pop, Classical, and Flamenco. You will finish this course able to play simple tunes and chords. Students must bring their own guitar or contact JacobsMusicOnline.com at (845) 691-2701 for guitar purchase and rental information. No class 11/25.

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10 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (M) 9/9 - 10/14 DCC D. Stevens $149
11 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (M) 10/21 - 12/2 DCC D. Stevens $149

 

MUX 515      POPULAR GUITAR STYLES FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS (AGES 14 TO ADULT)

(6 Sessions) This class is for guitarists looking to gain experience playing popular songs with a group. Classic and alternative rock, pop and other styles geared to the interests of the class members will be explored with expansion on the rhythm, strumming, lead and fingerpicking techniques covered in the adult Introduction to Guitar class. No class 11/27.

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10 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (W) 9/11 - 10/16 DCC D. Stevens $119
11 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (W) 10/23 - 12/4 DCC D. Stevens $119

 

MUX 516      INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL GUITAR FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS (AGES 14 TO ADULT)

(6 Sessions) Learn how to read staff notation on guitar using finger style classical guitar technique. Some Spanish Flamenco guitar techniques will also be explored. Class will focus on both solo and ensemble music using staff notation. No class 11/27.

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10 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (W) 9/11 - 10/16 DCC D. Stevens $119
11 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (W) 10/23 - 12/4 DCC D. Stevens $119

 

MUX  520      GUITAR PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE FOR INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED PLAYERS (AGES 14 TO ADULT)

(6 Sessions) Styles of music range from classical to popular and are geared toward the interests of the class members. The first part of class is spent warming up and playing music together. During the second half, topics pertaining to performance such as mental preparation and overcoming stage fright are covered. Students will also have plenty of time to gain performance experience in a friendly and supportive environment. Ability to read rhythms from whole to eighth notes is required. Guitarists should be familiar with all notes in first position. Electric, acoustic, and classical guitarists are all welcome as well as singing guitarists. BASS PLAYERS WELCOME TOO!  No class 11/27.

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10 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (W) 9/11 - 10/16 DCC D. Stevens $199
11 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (W) 10/23 - 12/4 DCC D. Stevens $199

 

MUX 660      UKULELE FOR BEGINNERS (AGES 14 TO ADULT)

(6 Sessions)  Enjoy discovering the basics of playing this accessible and fun instrument. We will learn tuning, chords, scales, strumming and songs. Section 10 is for beginners; No class 11/29.

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10 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (F) 9/13 - 10/18 DCC D. Stevens $119
11 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (F) 10/25 - 12/6 DCC D. Stevens $119

 

MUX 661      UKULELE FOR INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS (AGES 14 TO ADULT)

(6 Sessions) This class picks up where the beginner ukulele class left off. We will learn tablature, as well as more advanced strumming patterns, scales, and songs. No class 11/29.

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10 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (F) 9/13 - 10/18 DCC D. Stevens $119
11 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (F) 10/25 - 12/6 DCC D. Stevens $119

 

MUX 517      MANDOLIN FOR BEGINNERS (AGES 14 TO ADULT)

(6 sessions) The mandolin has found a home in many styles of music: folk, rock, bluegrass, swing, classical, and jazz. Beginning students will learn tuning, chords, scales, strumming, and songs. Guitarists will find that mandolin rhythm skills complement their existing technique. No class 11/29.

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10 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (F) 9/13 - 10/18 DCC D. Stevens $119
11 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (F) 10/25 - 12/6 DCC D. Stevens $119