Classical Guitar: Beginning

Online Until on Campus Classes Resume

Every Thursday • 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. • Room 18/Zoom

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January 20, 27 • February 3, 10, 17, 24 • March 3, 10, 17, 24, (31 no class) • April 7, 14

Intersession: April 21, 28 • May 5, 12, 19, (26 no class)

Required: Nylon string guitar, a guitar footstool or other guitar support, and a music stand. A guitar tuner, either standalone or a phone app, is helpful but not required.

Are you fascinated by the beauty of classical guitar? Are you interested in learning the basics of playing in the classical guitar style? If so, come join in learning note reading on the guitar and the basic left- and right-hand classical guitar techniques. You’ll learn to play melodies and simple duets. The ability to read music is helpful, but not essential. Guitarists of all levels are welcome. If you have any questions, please email the instructor at

Textbook (required): The book, “Classical Guitar Method, Volume I” by Bradford Werner, is a free download available at https://www. Please download and print the book before attending class.

Instructor/Coordinator: Janet Bratton