Date(s) - 14/10/2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mint Music Yonge & Dundas
Our Level 1 group guitar lessons for beginner guitarists is our most popular course for brand new players. Learn to read tabs and chord charts, play popular songs, improve your technique, and more. Prepay before the course begins and take the entire course for the reduced rate of $240.
No prior knowledge of the guitar necessary just a willingness to have fun and make some new friends! If you do not own a guitar do not worry, we have a wide variety of guitars available for rental or purchase.
– Read Tabs, and understand Chord charts.
– Play popular rock songs such as “Wake Me Up When September Ends” – Green Day, “Stand By Me” – Ben. E. King, “Brown Eyed Girl” – Van Morrison, “More Than Words” – Extreme, “Sounds of Silence” Simon and Garfunkle and others.
– Play essential chords such as C, G, D, A/Am, E/Em, D7, Dm and F
– Beginner fingerpick and play 12 bar blues
– Learn your major, minor, pentatonic and blues scales necessary to begin soloing and improvising.
– Play multiple parts in a group with other guitarists
– Apply basic music fundamentals to learn any song
For more information please email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 416-707-1077.
Instructor: Glen Alan
Musician and educator Glen Alan has been actively involved in the Toronto music and recording scene for more than 20 years. As a music teacher Glen has helped thousands of individuals from children, teens to adults sing, play and write songs more effectively. Over the years Glen has produced and led various seminars and master classes on songwriting, music theory, voice, microphone technique, music business and recording for clients of Mint Music (formerly Find A Way) – a music company Glen Alan founded in 1996.
Glen began playing the piano when he was 7 years old and after that learned the ukulele and played acoustic bass in his father’s school ukulele band when he was a young teenager. Glen’s father who was an accomplished organist and choir director had Glen sing in church choirs from an early age until his early 20’s. Later, Glen double majored in voice and alto saxophone then managing the critically acclaimed No Nonsense acappella Quartet in his final years of high school. Later, Glen taught himself to play guitar while he attended Humber College in 1993 as a vocal major. Glen began his first formal guitar lessons in 1996 after he graduated with honours from Humber and began composing, performing with the guitar in the years that followed.
Class 1: Sunday, September 23rd, 2-3 PM
Class 2: Sunday, September 30th, 2-3 PM
School Closed Thanksgiving Long Weekend
Class 3: Sunday, October 14th, 2-3 PM
Class 4: Sunday, October 21st, 2-3 PM
Class 5: Sunday, October 28th, 2-3 PM
Class 6: Sunday, November 4th, 2-3 PM
Class 7: Sunday, November 11th, 2-3 PM
Class 8: Sunday, November 18th, 2-3 PM
Class 9: Sunday, November 25th, 2-3 PM
Class 10: Sunday, December 2nd, 2-3 PM
Class 11: Sunday, December 9th, 2-3 PM
Class 12: Sunday, December 16th, 2-3 PM
Prepay for this guitar course before the course begins and SAVE OVER $122.50!
You will Receive:
• $60 off the regular course cost of $300
• 50% discount on 1-hour private music lessons (Savings of $37.50)
• AND one FREE additional guitar class
Bonus: Those currently enrolled in our 10 session guitar courses ALWAYS receive the discounted rate on all of our other drop-in classes and courses.
* This offer may not be combined with any other special offers or discounts
** Must be redeemed before the course ends
Payments can be made using email transfer by sending payment to the Toronto Guitar School’s official email address email@example.com Please contact the school directly through email or phone (416-707-1077) before making payment for instructions.
Payments can also be made in person at the Toronto Guitar School’s Yonge and Dundas location (116 Bond Street) by appointment only. Cheque or cash are the accepted methods of payment at this location.
Payment must be received 24 hours prior to the start of the class to receive the discounted price otherwise the standard course rate applies. If you would like to join the class as a drop-in student the fee is $25 per class. Drop-ins will not be allowed past the 3rd class. Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 416-707-1077 if you have any further questions.