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Children learn basic guitar technique and the fundamentals of music in this classical guitar group.
Class size is limited to six. Provide your own instrument.
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Each student should bring a folder and guitar tuner (click to purchase) to class.
Each student must own and bring to class each week a guitar (it is recommended that for students under 7 years old that they use a ½ size guitar, and preferably a nylon string, acoustic guitar).
It is an expectation that students will practice at home for 5 minutes a day, at least 5 days a week.
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Guitarist Andrew Hartman is active as a performer, composer and educator in the New York City area. Performing as a bandleader and sideman, Hartman regularly works in a variety of genres, including jazz, rock and pop, and music theatre. His albums Compass and Andrew Hartman and Still Motion feature his original music arranged and performed in trio, quartet and quintet settings.
Group Guitar / Ages 6-7
A native of Northern California, George England resides in New York City where he performs and teaches classical and modern guitar. His concerts span several style periods and highlight rare works as well as established favorites. He is regularly engaged as an ensemble player, most recently with the New York-based Ensemble Musica Humana, on vihuela and lute; on baroque guitar and theorbo with Sinfonia Spirituosa, based in Sacramento, California; with soprano, Dr. Kathleen O'Rourke, in Duo Raccontare; and as guitarist with New York City’s Cantanti Project.
George’s teaching is continually renewed and draws from multiple approaches. With an aim for the total development of the student, George meets students where they are and works with individuals to reach musical goals. George’s students have continued their studies at acclaimed programs across the country.
George has lectured at California State University Northridge, Yuba Community College in California, and instructs guitar and musicianship at the New York City Guitar School, Diller-Quaile School of Music and Great Neck Music Conservatory. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University, as well as a Master’s and Bachelor of Music from California State University, Sacramento and Northridge, respectively. He has studied with Jerry Willard, Richard Savino, Steven Thachuk, and Ronald Purcell.
Group Guitar / Ages 7-8
Guitar for Singers