Beginner classes will teach students the basics of reading music, correct positioning, chords and scales, style specific strum patterns, duet playing, how to tune the guitar, and multiple styles including, blues, country, rock, folk and jazz. Intermediate classes will focus on higher position note reading, solos, and more advanced rhythms; syncopation and dotted 16th. Advanced classes will tackle 16th note arpeggios, diminished and augmented chords, passing notes, keys above three sharps, and advanced technique; hammer ons, pull off, sliding, bending.
Students can learn classical guitar by using the Royal Conservatory of Music book series for guitar. They go through 12 levels from ‘Preparatory’ to the final ‘ARCT’ diploma exam.
Call today at 780-463-4815 or fill out this form to find out lesson availability for your instrument of choice and we will match you or your child with one of our highly skilled music teachers!
Edmonton Academy of Music offers two lesson plan packages that allow you to choose the direction of your musical education. The 10 WEEK EXPLORE PACKAGE is best suited for the curious mind. The DISCOVER PACKAGE, our regular yearly stream of lessons, is best suited for individuals looking to further develop their skills.
We also offer specialty packages – THE YOUNG MUSICIAN PACKAGE for our young piano players aged 5½-6 years, and our BEGINNER GUITAR PACKAGE for students eight years to adults who want to begin learning the guitar.
STARTING AT $369