Guitar (2017 Listing)

These are classes from 2017. Stay tuned for the 2018 listings.

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Celtic Guitar and Accompaniment

Celtic Guitar and Accompaniment

Price: $100

Days: MTWThF (week 1),

Times: 3:00–3:50pm

Instructor: Kyle Sanna

Location: UCPC Student Lounge

This class will focus on various techniques for accompanying Celtic music (songs, jigs, reels, and others). Some melodies will be taught as well as techniques for quickly determining the appropriate chords to a song or tune. We will also touch on fingerpicking and alternate tunings. Basic experience on the guitar or other backing instrument is required; familiarity with a pick, capo, and basic scales is recommended. Open to all ages and abilities (18+). If you play another harmony/backing instrument and are interested in joining this class, please contact Kyle beforehand. He can be reached at kylesanna@gmail.com

Guitar Composition Creativity Workshop (from here to the Grammys)

Guitar Composition Creativity Workshop (from here to the Grammys)

Price: $80

Days: Th (week 1),

Times: 2:30–6:30pm

Instructor: Manuel Perez

Location: UCPC Sunday School Room 2

All levels. Basic principles of guitar composition open to all levels to create songs and melodic compositions. Includes a step by step process so you can walk out with your very own masterpiece.

Guitar: Chord Progressions and Strumming

Price: $100

Days: MTWThF (week 1),

Times: 2:00–2:50pm

Instructor: Kyle Sanna

Location: UCPC Student Lounge

Students will learn new songs as they develop skills to help create more fluid and varied strumming patterns and make quicker changes between chords. Songs will be selected from students’ suggestions. Familiarity with basic first position chords is required.

Introduction to Flamenco Guitar

Introduction to Flamenco Guitar

Price: $100

Days: MTWThF (week 1),

Times: 1:00–2:00pm

Instructor: Manuel Perez

Location: UCPC Student Lounge

Medium to Advanced level. Introduction to Flamenco history and musicality, and overview of 6 of the most common palos (rhythms): rumba, tango, guajira, alegria, buleria, solea. Students that so desire may put in practice their skills by assisting in the Flamenco dance workshop and/or the student showcase. Acoustic guitars ok but Spanish guitar (nylon strings) recommended.

Introduction to Guitar Open Tunings

Introduction to Guitar Open Tunings

Price: $200

Days: MTWThF (week 1),

Times: 10:00–11:50am

Instructor: Manuel Perez

Location: UCPC Student Lounge

All levels. Basic hand position identification, chords, and scales for guitar open tunings. Open to all levels. It will include a guitar ensemble piece to be performed at student showcase.

Introduction to Guitar Open Tunings

Introduction to Guitar Open Tunings

Price: $200

Days: MTWThF (week 2),

Times: 10:00–11:50am

Instructor: Manuel Perez

Location: UCPC Student Lounge

All levels. Basic hand position identification, chords, and scales for guitar open tunings. Open to all levels. It will include a guitar ensemble piece to be performed at student showcase.

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