Date(s) - 15/11/2016
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Mint Music Yonge & Dundas


This is the third session of the Beginner 2 Course, which is open for drop-ins as space permits.

Course overview:

The most effective method to learn how to play an instrument is through playing songs. In our 1st Beginner 2 Repertoire Class we will play great songs such as: Ben, E King – Stand by me, The Cranberries – Zombie, Bob Dylan – Knocking On Heaven’s Door, Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight, U2 – With or Without You, CCR – Have You Ever Seen The Rain and more.

Topics Covered:

– Songs / Chord Sequences

– Learn how to make bar chords

– Learn finger-picking technique and play in any chord.

– How to tune the guitar by ear.

– CAGED system

Class Requirements:

Able to read tab and chord boxes. Able to strum in a basic and rhythmic way. Can change easily between G, Em, C, D , A, Am and E.

“Music is a more potent instrument for education than any other.” – Plato

André Valério’s Biography

Brazilian multi-instrumentalist André Valério is in high demand as a guitarist, composer and arranger. Mr. Valerio’s versatility has taken him around the world to perform in important music festivals and venues in Canada, the Netherlands, Mexico and Brazil. His interest in music began at a very young age after listening to Brazil’s most enduring musical genres, Bossa Nova. Inspired to compose and arrange since as a teenager, André studied classical guitar, jazz and latin music among other styles. His deep passion for music led him to learn six instruments: acoustic guitar, piano, mandolin, cavaquinho, bass, and electric guitar.


Class 1: Tuesday, November 1st, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 2: Tuesday, November 8th, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 3: Tuesday, November 15th, 7:30-8:30 PM


Guitars are available for rent or purchase from our school store. You can either email us at or phone 416-707-1077 for more information.


Bookings are closed for this event.