Category Archives: Guitar

Fiddle Tunes for Frets – Shawn Hughes PM

Tired of playing just backup guitar?  Do you play mandolin and would love to play some more duos with guitars and fiddle?  This may be your class! In this class I will be teaching fiddle tunes on Mandolin and Guitar.  We will be learning some harmonies and other things to help you play with someone […]

Beginning Guitar – Carolyn Huguenin

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of the guitar, string names, and how to hold a pick. Materials Needed: Picks, tuner, notebook, and a recording device. A music stand might be helpful but not necessary. This class is for those interested in learning to back up fiddle players. However, the class can also be used to gain basic […]

Beginning Swing Guitar – Pam Borso – PM Class

Prerequisites: Some familiarity with playing chords smoothly.  You will be learning all new chords if you have never played closed, swing chords before. Styles/tunes taught: Traditional swing tunes, Western swing tunes, some rags, blues and country tunes Course objectives:  Want to unravel the circle of 4ths and 5ths? This introduction to Swing Guitar will teach […]

Intermediate Guitar – Pam Borso – AM Class

Prerequisites: Ability to play basic chord formations in A, C, D, E, & G comfortably. Styles/tunes taught:  Most fiddle tunes: Hoedowns, Jigs, Waltzes, Rags, and others. Course objectives: We will learn bass runs from the beginning including 1,2,3,4, & 5 note runs into other chords in all the basic keys.  We will explore dynamics of […]