Teens at the Keys/Guitar

Teen classes are available at Mapleford Studio. We offer small group instruction in groups up to 8 in our keyboard and guitar classes.

So, if you play piano or guitar a little but you’re “not quite sure” since you picked it all up on your own, our classes are a great environment to help you step out with confidence. The first levels of classes are open to piano and keyboard students and all types of 6 string guitars.

Teens at the Keys is a small group piano class designed for teen learners. It is a fast paced course for both new to the piano and piano students wanting to learn to play in the modern lead sheet style used in bands. We like to add some ”garbage drumming” in some of our class hours.The class has solid piano skills emphasized in every class time. The goal is to have fun learning to play the ‘Keys’ with others using enjoyable music. As the class gets stronger in skills, we will add music choices from the students as we are able. Students learn to quickly play along with the accompaniments on the CD and to play with each other in duets and ensembles! We even learn to play as an all-keyboard band.  The CD has wonderful learning tracks and accompaniments to work with in class and at home.

  • Ages: up to 18

  • Duration: Quarterly working our way though 2 books

  • Length: 50-55 minutes

First registration fee includes; the first Book & CD (flash drive available), notebook and pencil, first quarter tuition, and all processing fees.  The class is continues through the 2 books. Tuition is monthly after the first quarter session. No additional materials costs until we finish book 1.

 

Teens at the Guitar Is a small group class designed for students who are able to use a full sized guitar. It is a great way to get started on the Guitar. We like to add some “garbage drumming” in some of the class hours. The class has solid guitar skills emphasized in every class time. The goal is to have fun learning to play Guitar with others using accessible music. Students learn to quickly play along in class with the CD/digital downloads (flash drives available) and to play with each other in ensembles! The CD has learning tracks to work with in class and at home. As the class gets moving in basic skills we will add music choices from the students as we are able.  It is a lot of fun to learn how to play along with your favorite artists.  Be ready to master your “spider”!

  • Ages: Up to 18

  • Duration: Quarterly working our way through foundational skills in Books 1 and 2.

  • Length: 45-55 minutes

First registration fee includes; the first Book & CD (flash drive available), notebook and pencil, Fall quarter tuition, and all processing fees.  The class continues through the two books.  Tuition is monthly after the first quarter session. No additional materials costs until we finish book 1.

 

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