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D.R. Semmes Family YMCA at TriPoint

Healthy Living


Group Guitar Class Taught by David Garza

Saturday, 10 am - 11 am, Studio 2

Learn to strum!

Classes Offered:

Beginner Guiar (Group Guitar 1)

(Ages 10-Adult)  This class will introduce students to the intrument of guitar.  You will learn the application of the music alphabet to the entire fret board as well as begin to understand note placement and chord building.  Students will learn the basics of beginner theory, basic strumming, and picking patterns, and fretting chord shapes.  These techniques will be applied through learning simple songs introducing students to rhythm making and melody making with the guitar.  Students will lean how to read simple guitar notations. 

Intermediate Guitar (Group Guitar 2)

(Ages 10 - Adult)  This class will build upon the foundational knowledge and practice of Group Guitar 1.  Students will be introduced to new chord shapes and the basics of lead guitar playing.  This class will introduce students to different styles of guitar playing from the blues, to country, to rock and pop, folk and Latain. 

Instructor David Garza plays lead guitar and lead singer in his band that entertains audiences of local favorites in the San Antonio Area.  Learn to share his passion:  Music & Musica!

YMCA Mission

To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs
that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

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