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Absolute Beginner Guitar: Basics & Fundamentals

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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 3

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this guitar class:

This class will teach you how to play guitar with proper right and left hand techniques as well as proper posture. Through playing rock style songs, ABG course starts out teaching you how to play open chords along with different strumming and picking patterns.

You will learn to play songs and read tab notation by popular artists such as The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Pink Floyd, Coldplay, Adele, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more. You will also learn the basics on how to play lead guitar by learning popular melodies (licks) within these songs.

At the end of the 8 week course you will able to strum chords, pick melodies and of course play full songs comfortably with practice. There is no prerequisite for the ABG course. The ABG course is for students picking up the guitar for the first time. At the end of each class, students are offered to film their instructor playing what was taught at a slow tempo for home practice reference. We also offer beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for students who want continue or join up already knowing the basics or more. Classes continue with the same learning method. You will learn more advanced picking and strumming patterns as well as power chords, barre chords and scales.

New York Guitar Academy provides Guitars (Electric and Acoustic) for all students to use during all of their active classes.

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This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Group Class Policy: 

The following policy applies for students that have purchased a group class from New York Guitar Academy:

• A class start date may be pushed to start at a later date if there are not enough students enrolled to begin the class. We will do our best to notify by phone and/or email as soon as possible in a situation of this sort.

• There is no refund once a class begins. If a student chooses to withdraw from a class once it has begun only school credit will be issued for the remaining classes. You must notify us 48 hours prior to the next scheduled session to withdraw from a class and avoid forfeiture of that session. School credit expires after 1 year from the date of purchase.

• You must notify us by email to request to withdraw from class.

• If a teacher must be absent, the class will either have a substitute teacher or that class will be postponed until the following week. In the event that a class is be postponed, students will be notified by phone and/or e-mail. You will NOT lose a class. The class will still have the 8 sessions. The class will be extended and end at a later date. 

• If a student is absent for a class we can email over missed materials upon the student's request. As an additional option, enrolled students may purchase a private lesson at our discounted package rate to make up for any missed class.

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