GUITAR SUMMER WORKSHOP AT MASON
Essentials for Beginners, Ensemble for Experienced, Ukulele for Kids
Join classical guitar instructor/performer Christopher Jenkins for this exciting summer workshop, designed to take your guitar playing to the next level!
- Guitar Essentials Workshop for Beginners Ages 13-18
- Classical Guitar Ensemble for Intermediate to Advanced Players Ages 13 to Adult
- NEW! Ukulele Adventures for Kids Ages 8-12
Guitar Essentials Workshop (1PM-4PM, July 7-11 or July 14-18 choose one)
The one-week Guitar Essentials Workshop for Beginners (Teens) will cover the basics of guitar playing and prepare the student for individual lessons or a school guitar program. Students will learn guitar notation forms, how to play melodies, and strum chords. Please bring your own acoustic guitar, if possible. Potomac may be able to loan out a guitar for the week, although new strings/ minor repair may be required - please inquire beforehand.
Classical Guitar Ensemble (Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30-8pm starting July 1st)
The Classical Guitar Ensemble for Intermediate/Advanced players (Teens & Adults) will cover many aspects of guitar study and performance. Special emphasis will be placed on the following: good practice habits, preparing for performance/audition, fingerstyle/classical technique, and many other topics. Meets two evenings a week for 6 weeks. Participants are expected to have their own acoustic guitar.
NEW! Ukulele Adventures (9AM-12Noon, July 7-11)
Introducing a new Beginning Ukulele program for Kids! The ukulele is the perfect introduction to guitar playing for young fingers, plus it's alot of fun. Please bring your own "soprano" ukulele.
2014 Program Highlights:
- Participants will learn & play individually and in small groups
- Topics covered will go beyond just playing, including guitar history, styles, and audition/performance tips
- Individual attention will be given to each participant to explore you specific goals
- New ukulele program introduces kids to fingering, strumming and more
What you will gain from this program:
- For Essentials students, you will be better prepared to begin individual lessons and/or a school guitar program
- For Ensemble participants, you will be better prepared to handle auditions and/or excel in performance
- In Ukulele Adventures, kids will receive preparation for full-size acoustic guitar playing
- All participants will explore ways to develop technique and musicianship
Christopher Jenkins, firstname.lastname@example.org
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You should expect to receive a "Welcome Email" from Potomac Arts Academy 1-2 weeks before the program begins - providing important details including directions, first day procedures, what to bring, etc. If you do not receive this email, either our email address on file is incorrect or it may be in your Spam/Junk folder. Please include us in your Address Book to avoid the latter.The Welcome Letter will also be posted here:
REGISTER - Guitar Summer Workshop at Mason
TUITION COST: $198 Guitar Essentials / $238 Guitar Ensemble /
$198 Ukulele Adventures
- $15 book fee - Guitar Essentials & Ukulele Adventures only
- $10 material fee - Guitar Ensemble only
- A $3 processing fee is added to all registration transactions
- Choose Split Payment during registration to pay part now, and part on June 1st
Although there will not be a "lunch break", if you would like food options before and/or after the workshop, we recommend Bernie's Deli, which is located 2 blocks away from the Potomac building.
*When registering ONLINE for multiple programs, be sure to select "Add Program" BEFORE clicking the green "All done! Proceed to Checkout" button!
If creating a new account and registering a child under 18, please enter PARENT/ GUARDIAN information FIRST and then "Add Family Member" to enroll your child as a PARTICIPANT!
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If a registrant has to cancel participation in this program, a tuition refund (minus a $50 cancellation fee) will be given provided that notice is received by the Potomac Arts Academy no later than 2 weeks before the program start date. No refunds will be granted after this date without valid medical documentation.
Why choose MASON?
Join one of our outstanding summer programs and become a part of our acclaimed Mason arts community. Whether you are a teacher, student or child, you will find professionally staffed programs that enrich and inspire- all within the respected Mason setting. Our excellent faculty, world class guest artists, and brand new facilities make Mason the place to be this summer!
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