The School offers a program of classical guitar study for the early beginner through the advanced high school student, beginning as young as age eight. The guitar curriculum focuses on technical study, fluent music reading, and the cultivation of musical understanding. Beginning to intermediate students are enrolled in an individual lesson and a Musicianship Class, while advanced students with strong reading skills also participate in Chamber Ensemble.
Guitar Class Instruction for Beginners
These small classes provide an introduction to study in an engaging and supportive group setting. Students learn the fundamentals of first-year study, including instrument technique and music reading. Classes explore a variety of music styles through group and solo playing or singing and participate in Diller-Quaile concerts. Teachers facilitate the transition to individual study in the second year.