Guitar Classes

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Update: Fall 2020

    The Adult Guitar I class will not be meeting this fall due to health concerns and limiting the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We are hopeful that they can be offered in the spring 2021 semester, but it obviously depends on the situation with the pandemic.

    However, registration for both online and in-person private lessons is OPEN and will be ongoing and rolling throughout the semester. For more information on lessons, please see the Private Lessons page.

    For additional information from the IUP Community Music School, please see the IUPCMS home page, and for more information from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, please see the comprehensive Coronavirus Information page.

    Adult Guitar I  (canceled for Fall 2020)

    Description:

    In this 14-week course, students learn to read music and learn the essentials of playing a guitar. No experience is necessary. Students are required to have daily access to a guitar. If the minimum number of students is not met, those interested will be offered private instruction.

    Instructor:

    Terry Barnett, Teaching Artist, B.A. Music, IUP

    Level:

    Beginner, ages 14+ (Younger than 14? Private lessons are a great option!)

    Class Size Limit:

    8–10

    Cost:

    • Tuition: $140 per semester
    • Registration Fee: $25 per semester
    • Required Materials: See below

    Materials:

    Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1; must have own guitar. Please bring both to the first class meeting.

    Fall Semester, 2020 / Day, Time, Room (canceled):

    • Tuesdays, 7:00–7:50 p.m., Room 303 (third floor classroom), September 1–December 8 (14 classes)
    • Note: No class on Tuesday, November 24, during Thanksgiving break

    Spring Semester, 2021 / Day, Time, Room (pending, TBA):

    • Tuesdays, 7:00–7:50 p.m., Room 303 (third floor classroom), January 26–May 4 (14 classes)
    • Note: Instructor will announce whether there will be class on March 10 during the IUP Spring Break.
  • COVID-19 Pandemic Update: Fall 2020

    The Adult Guitar II class will not be meeting this fall due to health concerns and limiting the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We are hopeful that they can be offered in the spring 2021 semester, but it obviously depends on the situation with the pandemic.

    However, registration for both online and in-person private lessons is OPEN and will be ongoing and rolling throughout the semester. For more information on lessons, please see the Private Lessons page.

    For additional information from the IUP Community Music School, please see the IUPCMS home page, and for more information from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, please see the comprehensive Coronavirus Information page.

    Adult Guitar II (canceled for Fall 2020)

    Description:

    In this 14-week course, students extend their music reading and playing skills. Student must have taken Adult Guitar I or have approval from the instructor, and are required to have daily access to a guitar. If the minimum number of students is not met, those interested will be offered private instruction. 

    Instructor:

    Terry Barnett, Teaching Artist, B.A. Music, IUP

    Level:

    Intermediate, ages 14+ (Younger than 14? Private lessons are a great option!)

    Class Size Limit:

    8–10

    Cost:

    • Tuition: $140 per semester
    • Registration Fee: $25 per semester
    • Required Materials: See below

    Materials:

    Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 2; must have own guitar. Bring both to the first class meeting.

    Fall Semester, 2019 / Day, Time, Room (canceled):

    • Tuesdays, 8:00–8:50 p.m., Room 303 (third floor classroom), September 3–December 10 (14 classes)
    • Note: No class on Tuesday, November 26, during Thanksgiving break

    Spring Semester, 2020 / Day, Time, Room (pending, TBA):

    • Tuesdays, 8:00–8:50 p.m., Room 303 (third floor classroom), January 28–May 5 (14 classes)
    • Note: Instructor will announce whether there will be class on March 10 during the IUP Spring Break.