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Afternoon Beginner Guitar  

This course is designed for beginner guitarists. We will begin with the fundamentals, including an overview of tuning methods (using standard tuning), basic picking and strumming techniques, proper fretting, as well as techniques for developing strength and agility in both hands. As the course progresses, we will learn about intervals, scales, chord construction, popular chord progressions, and song analysis. During each lesson, we will hone our rhythm with the aid of metronomes and grooves. Last but not least, we will explore improvisation at all points along the way. Please bring a notebook, pen/pencil, and an acoustic guitar.

 

Classes will not be in session:

Monday, January 21 (MLK Jr Day)

Monday-Saturday, February 18-23 (February Vacation)

Monday-Saturday, April 15-20 (April Vacation)

Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)

Thursday, July 4 (Independence Day)

Contact Us

Administrative Office: 24 Webster Place, Brookline, MA 02445

Brookline High School (Evenings and Saturday): 115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA 02445

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 150, Brookline, MA 02446

Email: bacep@psbma.org

Telephone: 617-730-2700
Fax: 617-730-2674

Hours & Locations

24 Webster Place
- Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 4:30 pm

Brookline High
- Monday-Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm and
Saturday: 8:30am - 2:00pm

Please note: hours may change during the summer and holiday/vacation weeks.

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