Guitar Group Classes

Classes for Adults

Beginner Guitar for Adults

VIRTUAL

It’s never too late! Get started on guitar in a virtual group session designed to be educational and FUN! Instructor and professional guitarist Ron Beagen guides you through the essentials and will have you strumming and playing riffs in no time.

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Guitar for Adults: Beyond the Basics

VIRTUAL

If you’ve had some experience playing the guitar and are ready for the next level, this class is for you! In this 6 week class, you will learn advanced left and right hand techniques, music theory, more complex chord shapes, improvisation, and an overview of different styles for the guitar.

DATES: Thursdays June 24 – July 29
TIME: 8pm – 9pm
PRICE: $120

Classes for Ages 9 Through Teens

Beginner Guitar for Teens

IN PERSON

Learn the tools to play your favorite songs as well as how to play with other musicians. From melodies to chords and riffs, this class will provide a groundwork for learning the guitar in a fun environment.

Beginner Guitar: Ages 9-12

IN PERSON

Learn the tools to play your favorite songs as well as how to play with other musicians. From melodies to chords and riffs, this class will provide a groundwork for learning the guitar in a fun environment.

Meet the Instructors

Ron Beagen

Beginner Guitar for Adults
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Guitar for Adults: Beyond the Basics

Ron has been teaching guitar for 40+ years. He studied with jazz greats Thad Jones, Mel Lewis and Bucky Pizzarelli. Ron has performed in oldies band, big bands, wedding bands, and even heavy metal bands. He is also a virtuoso on the Chapman Stick/Warr Guitar, a unique instrument that allows the player to use both hands on the fret board.

Reflecting on his ongoing career, Ron says, “Many of my students have gone on to professional careers as music educators and working musicians. And after so many years, I still love this job!”

Joshua Friedman

Beginner Guitar for Teens
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Beginner Guitar for Ages 9-12

Joshua is a current Classical Guitar Performance major and Music Technology minor at Mason Gross School of the Arts (graduating Spring 2021). He studies with Guitarist Jorge Caballero. He attended masterclasses with faculty from the University of Southern California, Mannes School of Music, and the University of Texas, including William Kanengiser, Michael Newman, and Evan Taucher.

Joshua has been teaching guitar for the past five years to students of all ages from beginners to advanced. When he is not performing or teaching, he is developing his skills in recording technology at Sound on Sound Studios.