Guitar Class for Adults
This class is for anyone interested in playing guitar, whether a beginner or someone somewhat experienced that wants to further their skills. Using a pick, playing fingerstyle, playing and strumming chords, and using a repertoire of all musical styles makes this class fun for everyone. All are welcome!
Dates: Mondays, Sept 18 – Nov 27, 2017 10 classes (no class Nov 13th)
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tuition: $285 + $10 music fee
Location: Potomac Building, Room 10
Instructor: Glen McCarthy
Read Glen's bio
Mr. McCarthy has taught guitar methods at George Mason University, required for all music education majors at George Mason University, for over 15 years. He has been a guest clinician and adjudicator at festivals, conferences and workshops throughout Virginia and across the United States. He formerly taught at the educational center of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, and now at GMU’s Potomac Arts Academy. Mr. McCarthy graduated from West Virginia University with a bachelor of science in secondary education with an emphasis in music. Prior to teaching, he traveled internationally for many years with the band “Hickory Wind”. He continues to perform in numerous venues and genres.
- Please note that group classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not reached.
- Be sure to check our policies and procedures regarding withdrawals, refunds and more for Fall/ Spring group classes.
- All students/parents will receive a Welcome Email at least 1 week before the class starts. Call the Academy with questions at 703-993-9889.
- Parking is free at the Academy, but you MUST display a dashboard parking pass (available at the office).