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Guitar Lessons

Posted by Myranda O'Byrne on January 5, 2012, 6:57 am

Learn to Play Guitar (and Practice English!) with Myranda (January, 2012)

Who: students in Grades 5 and up plus beginner adults
Class size: spaces for 7 students with rental guitars; open to everyone who has their own guitar
When: Wednesdays at 5:00 pm 5:45 pm
Duration: 7 weeks, 1 lesson per week plus talent show evening
Where: La Catalina Foundation Building
Start date: Wednesday Jan. 11, 2012
End Date: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Cost: $70 (pesos) for 7 lessons
Guitar Rental: $30 (pesos) Guitar Rental
(Handmade Acoustic Guitars from Paracho, MX)
What you will learn:

 how to tune and care for your instrument
 correct posture and hand positioning
 how to read a chord chart
 major chords for 4 keys: C, D,A,G
 basic strumming patterns
 strumming patterns with flat pick and
 Circle of Fifths and how to use it to transpose keys
 major 7th chords: G7, A7, D7,E7
 minor chords Em, Am
 words and melodies to several easy-to- learn songs in English
(folk, blues, country and rock and roll)
SPECIAL GUESTS some local guitar players will come to class to demonstrate their style of
guitar playing acoustic, electric and bass

Your Teacher: Myranda O'Byrne, BA, Certified Teacher in BC, Canada; retired
Music teacher for 25 years (children, teens, adults, seniors)
Musician, composer, recording artist, singer


  • Guitar Lessons - Myranda O'Byrne January 5, 2012, 6:57 am
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