January 29-30, 2016
Friday 5:00-9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Location: Wisconsin Center for Music Education
Instructor: Julie Goldberg, Evanston, IL
Scheduled to teach a Guitar Class? Always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? This class will provide you with practical information to get started. Students will learn basic technique for playing chords, notes, accompaniment patterns, ensemble pieces, and early solos. Varying approaches to Guitar Pedagogy and Playing Styles will be surveyed. Recommendations for instruments and classroom supplies will be provided. No previous guitar playing experience is required. Students should provide their own guitar for the class. A nylon string, classical guitar is preferred, but steel string acoustic instruments can also be used. No electric guitars please.
Wisconsin Standards To Be Addressed
Wisconsin Teaching Standards: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 10
Wisconsin Music Standards: B, E, I
Named Guitarist of the year by Classical Guitar Alive, internationally-broadcast radio program, Dr. Julie Goldberg is the first guitarist to receive a doctorate in music performance from Northwestern University, and also holds degrees from the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University and College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Assistant Professor of Guitar at VanderCook College of Music and North Park University since 1997, Dr. Goldberg directs the Chicago Community Classical Guitar Ensemble, and performs regularly as a soloist and with the Avanti Guitar Trio throughout the U.S.
Note: Pre-registration for this class closes 1/22/16
On-Site Reg. $165
Graduate Credit Information
This course is eligible for graduate credit.
- View the course syllabus (pdf)
- Visit the Graduate Credit Information page for more details and to sign-up for credit.
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800-589-9762, 608-850-3566 (Madison area)