Music Courses

Winter 2015


Beginning Guitar

This course is designed for students with no prior guitar playing experience. Students will learn how to hold the guitar, left- and right-hand positioning, basic chords, music notation, strum patterns and fingerpicking techniques. The skills learned in this class can be applied to the performance of many styles of music including rock, country, blues and folk. Each student must provide his/her own guitar, picks, and a portable music stand. Textbook included in course fee. Book will be delivered in the first class session. Please contact instructor Candice Mowbray, cemowbray@hagerstowncc.edu if you have any questions.

Fee: $85 Materials Fee: $15 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-248-G1 | 01/15/15-03/19/15 | C. Mowbray | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Bluegrass Jamming

Can you strum a song using G, C, F, D, A and E? Do you envy those people that can jump into any jam session? Join us Monday evenings for this beginner's jam that instructs you in song lyrics, taking breaks, and just plain jamming fun. If you have always wanted to try joining a jam session, this is your chance. The course is led by Ernie Bradley-well known band leader and instructor. Acoustic guitars, banjos, mandolins, bass, dobro and fiddles welcome. There are 3 levels of participation available at each jam session: 1. Learning to hear and play chord changes 2. Sing and play 3. Sing, play and take a beginning level break.

Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

BLU-011-H1 | 02/02/15-06/01/15 | E. Bradley | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register