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Making the Band - Learn to Play Guitar (ages 12-18 yrs)

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Making The Band

Middle & High School Ages: 12-18 yrs / Monday's

Intermediate Course Description

Making The Band is designed to take beginner musicians and music lovers to the next level. Tech Scholars will advance their knowledge of music theory and then put it into practice through jams sessions and recording. In the first half of the course, scholars immerse themselves in learning the basics of song form and instruments such as guitar, bass, keyboard, and drums. The second half of this course is designed to prepare tech scholars to craft their own set. Additionally, musicians will have an opportunity to collaborate with each other on arrangements and genre choices. 

The course culminates in a an ensemble performance with a set arranged by the Tech Scholars over the course of 12 weeks. 

Tech Scholars who playhorn, wind, or string instruments are strongly encouraged to register.

By the end of the course, your scholars will:

Understand Music theory

Proper instrument maintenance, & minor repairs

Developing arrangements to match skill level

Proper practice techniques to improve your chops

Understanding the nuances of genre and the sub-genre

Develop active listening skills


  • Jan 9 - Mar 27th, 2023
    Mon for 12 weeks from 6:15 - 7:30 pm

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