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Art of Guitar Playing: Beginning Acoustic or Electric

Course Code: 1646EQ

Dates: April 8-29, 2023

Meets: Four Sat., 11AM-12N Begins 04/08 (MT)

Location: 3535 South Irving St #D

Non-Member: $91.00

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Start playing the guitar in this jump-start class. Learn some of the basic chords and chord changes, how to play rhythms and what to listen for. Learn simple picking patterns to enhance the quality of your sound. Practice easy lead exercises, and learn bar chords that will expand your chord knowledge and help you to play hundreds of songs. Whatever type of guitar you have, the basic lessons with be the same. For those with electric guitars, a little extra time will be spent on simple lead guitar scales and how to use them. A committed instructor, John (JP) Pakalenka has taught guitar and bass guitar for over 20 years with the Denver Music Institute and has 40 years of guitar playing experience. He has played and recorded with many bands, and is well versed in most styles including rock, rhythm and blues, country, blues, funk, folk, Christian, and heavy metal.


$30 materials for book paid in class. Bring your guitar. No amplifier is needed if you're bringing an electric guitar.
Fee: $91.00

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3535 South Irving St #D

3535 South Irving St #D, Englewood, CO 80110. Take Santa Fe Drive to Hamden go West on Hamden/hwy 285 to Federal Blvd, make a left, go under the overpass. There is a McDonald's to your right, turn right on Irving Street, follow to the end of the road till it dead-ends. It is a warehouse and to the left side is a driveway to the back entrance drive around all the way to the back of the building there is a door there to enter.
Date Day Time Location
04/08/2023Saturday11 AM to 12 N 3535 South Irving St #D
04/15/2023Saturday11 AM to 12 N 3535 South Irving St #D
04/22/2023Saturday11 AM to 12 N 3535 South Irving St #D
04/29/2023Saturday11 AM to 12 N 3535 South Irving St #D


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