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    Guitar Lesson

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    There's just something about the strum of a guitar, the melody of its chords, the cathartic feeling of your fingers against the strings Oh, sorry, we kind of dazed off into a daydream there. Oops. Bottom line: guitars are awesome, and playing one is even more awesome. Learn how. Introduce yourself to the wonders of guitar playing or practice your already advanced skills! Work out a time and place that is most convenient for YOU -- your instructor, the accomplished musician Shawn Patric Ferguson, will even come to your home! You'll learn everything from how to hold and balance a guitar to reading tablature and strumming patterns. With a little hard work you'll be amazed at how quickly you can go from simple melodies to advanced lines. You'll leave each lesson with a newfound confidence from your ongoing improvement and accomplishments. Pretty soon you may even be "that guy" who plays "Wonderwall" at parties.
    Guitar Lesson

    510 W134th St, New York

    • Introduce yourself to guitar or brush up on your old skills during an accommodating guitar lesson
    • Receive expert instruction from Shawn Patric Ferguson, an esteemed musician with over 20 years of experience
    • Learn chords, exercises, reading tablature, ear training and more!
    • Become confident in your musicality and discipline
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    Beginner Banjo - Fingerpicking

    Hey there little lion man or little lion woman! Want to learn how to play the banjo using the fingerpicking style? Yes -- the banjo: that different sounding instrument you heard in your favorite alternative rock or bluegrass song, where you thought, "huh, wait WHAT is that sound? I freakin' love that sound!!" Here's your chance to learn it using the fingerpicking style! With Jalopy Theatre, learn how to play fingerpicking patterns, banjo tuning, three chords, a simple yet beautiful melody, songs in the fingerpicking tradition, and the basics of playing along with others. Do it my fellow banjo lover, go get your Earl Scruggs on!
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    Beginner Banjo - Fingerpicking

    315 Columbia St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the basics of banjo fingerpicking, patterns, tuning, and three chords
    • Play a melody on the banjo by ear and tab notation
    • Receive resources helpful for learning in real settings
    • No experience necessary
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    Booze Guitar Lesson

    Need to loosen up a little before you get into your musical flow? This class will teach you the important basics of playing guitar, all with the added treat of wine and beer to aid your learning. Expect to learn technique, a variety of chords, and a repertoire of music from the American folk tradition. Through imitation, repetition, and focused learning you will explore proper left and right hand playing techniques. With complimentary drinks, this is sure to be an energetic and social guitar lesson!
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    Booze Guitar Lesson

    126 St Felix St, Brooklyn

    • Learn beginner guitar techniques while relaxing with complimentary wine and beer
    • Train yourself to know a variety of genres and chords essential to guitar playing
    • Relax in a social atmosphere while bringing out the best of your music skills
    • Have fun learning something new while enjoying a refreshing drink
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    Rock Guitar Course

    This class has strings attached. Six, in fact. You'll be learning to play a traditional six-string acoustic guitar by playing thesongs of some of the most iconic and popular artists in rock music, from the Beatles to Coldplay. This instruction takes place over the course of 8 weekly sessions, backed by practice on your own time, so that by the end of it you should be able to strum chords, pick melodies, and be comfortable playing full songs. Several different instructional levels are available, so that those with a little bit of background don't need to start from the basics. Don't fret the small stuff - learn to play rock n' roll!
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    Rock Guitar Course

    1239 Broadway, New York

    • Learn the fundamental skills of guitar playing through practicing songs by popular rock artists
    • Improve and reinforce skills over time with weekly sessions held over the course of eight weeks
    • Master playing open chords, as well as a variety of picking and strumming patterns
    • Enjoy learning to express yourself musically on one of the world's most popular instruments
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    Blues Guitar Course

    Da nah-nah nah-nah. You don't know how to play guitar. Da nah-nah nah-nah. But soon you will. This guitar class will teach you everything you need to know to play the blues. You'll learn over the course of eight weekly sessions, and together with at-home practice, you'll be able play open chords, pentatonic scales, and a variety of different rhythms and licks popular with this style. You'll be getting tons of personal attention thanks to a small class size as you develop your understanding of musicality and develop the hand coordination and strength to execute stirring riffs. You couldn't pick a better way to learn guitar!
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    Blues Guitar Course

    1239 Broadway, New York

    • Learn the fundamental skills of blues guitar playing through practicing songs by popular artists
    • Improve and reinforce skills over time with weekly sessions held over the course of eight weeks
    • Master playing open chords, as well as a variety of picking and strumming patterns
    • Enjoy learning to express yourself musically on one of the world's most popular instruments
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    Beginner Guitar

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    The results are in: Literally everyone loves a guy/girl who can play guitar. It's the perfect combination of coordination, sensitivity, and the ability to play on people's secret nostalgia for 80's rock ballads. With this beginner's class, jump start your cool factor in a low-pressure group of new guitarists. You'll start at the very beginning (always a good place to start) with how to tune your guitar, the names of the strings, and the positions of open chords. The songs you learn, like "Imagine" and "Let It Be," are perfect for both practicing your new skills and showing off at parties. As you progress, the music will increase in difficulty until you're able to pick out the bass notes of chords, and switch up your strum patterns and accompaniment techniques. Throw in a pair of aviators and you're set for life.
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    Beginner Guitar

    1395 Lexington Ave, New York

    • Learn the fundamentals of acoustic guitar in a group setting
    • Gain insight on how to tune your guitar, strumming patterns, and basic chord theory
    • Practice a repertoire of fun, popular classic rock songs like "Let it Be"and "Blowin' In the Wind"
    • A low-pressure group of new guitar enthusiasts
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    4 Week Guitar Course

    Got an upcoming gig as a lead guitarist, but maybe exaggerated on your musical talents? Been there, done that. This 4-week course will get you up and playing fast, teaching you the fundamentals you need to know to launch your career. You'll learn proper posture, strumming, picking, and chords, as well as music theory, tab reading, and even proper maintenance. With added practice at home to supplement your lessons, by the end of this series you'll be able to play basic songs. World tour, here you come.
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    4 Week Guitar Course

    1239 Broadway, New York

    • Learn the fundamental skills of guitar playing through practicing songs by popular artists
    • Improve and reinforce skills over time with weekly sessions held over the course of four weeks
    • Grasp open chords, learn finger techniques and strumming patterns, and develop good habits
    • Enjoy learning to express yourself musically on one of the world's most popular instruments
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    Spanish / Classical / Flamenco Guitar Course

    You might be looking for a fun hobby to keep you sane, or maybe you're just super obsessed with Spanish folk music. Whichever it is, New York Guitar Academy has a great time in store for you! Whether you're looking to start playing the guitar or you want to improve on your acoustic skills, you'll surely get a kick out of this Spanish/Classical/Flamenco guitar class! In this guitar class, you'll learn how to play five right hand techniques including Rasgueo, Picado, and Arpeggio! You'll also discover Spanish Classical guitar tunes as well as Flamenco styles like Rumba and Tangos. At the end of 8 weeks, your qualified instructors will make sure you know how to play full solo pieces without any assistance- so get ready, you're about to take a musical trip to Southern Spain!
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    Spanish / Classical / Flamenco Guitar Course

    1239 Broadway, New York

    • Learn the basics of Classical and Flamenco guitar
    • Discover how to play 5 right hand techniques, including Rasgueo and Picado
    • Gain the ability to play full solo pieces by the end of 8 weeks
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    Singing: Freeing the Singer's Voice

    Singing like Elton John requires a lot of time and patience. Because of this, The Linklater Center has created a workshop to start you on your way! Freeing the Singer's Voice is designed to help any level singer sing more expressively and aims to loosen and control your vocal chords, ensuring a full range of depth while singing. The workshop begins with exercises to develop resonance and loosen your throat, tongue, and jaw. Once loosened up, you'll begin range-building triads and arpeggios to stay loose. The final portion of the workshop consists of singing - harnessing your range and holding the depth and meaning behind your voice, as you express yourself via song. With this newfound control of voice, you'll be sure to rock your next shower jam session!
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    Singing: Freeing the Singer's Voice

    244 W 54th St, New York

    • Discover how to sing more expressively as you sing alongside an accompanist
    • Learn exercises to loosen your vocal chords, throat, tongue and jaw
    • Develop resonance that opens up three to four octaves of vocal range
    • No experience necessary
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    10 Week Guitar Lesson

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    Have you always wanted to play a musical instrument? Has your guitar been collecting dust in the corner and you have been looking for an excuse to finally take it out? If you have answered yes to either of these questions, or are just looking to add a little music in your life, then New York City Guitar School is offering the perfect class for you! The ten-week beginner's guitar class is perfect for anyone looking for a structured and friendly learning environment. The lessons will be tailored to your comfort level and what you are looking to accomplish -- and you will succeed. You will master the fundamental habits of superior guitar players and basic chords and strums that will take your guitar playing to the next level. You'll learn how to play great songs by artists such as Coldplay, Jason Mraz, Guns 'n' Roses, The Beatles, Green Day, Sublime and more with confidence and competence. Best of all, you will learn to fall in love with guitar (again)! After all, it is a well known fact that people who play guitar look more attractive.
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    10 Week Guitar Lesson

    251 W 30th St, New York

    • Guitars and hundreds of online classes available for use free of charge
    • Learn to play great songs by artists such as Coldplay, Jason Mraz, Guns 'n' Roses, and The Beatles
    • Absolutely no experience necessary
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