Guitar/Ukulele

 GUITAR/UKULELE LESSONS

with Daniel McCarthy

For ages 7 – adult

Fall 2020 Session 1 Dates

*Lessons will be conducted virtually via Zoom for Session 1*

MONDAYS:  September 21 & 28; October 5, 12, 19 & 26 (6 weeks)
WEDNESDAYS:  September 23 & 30; October 7, 14, 21 & 28 (6 weeks)
Fridays (if needed):  September 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 (6 weeks)

* Please e-mail office@crozetarts.org to determine a day/time for your lesson before enrolling. *

Session 1 lessons will be private only and the following options are available:

20-minute lesson:  $120 + $5 reg fee = $125
30-minute lesson:  $150 + $5 reg fee = $155
45-minute lesson:  $225 + $5 reg fee = $230
60-minute lesson:  $270 + $5 reg fee = $275

If you would like to pay in two installments, please do so by check.
First payment due week of first lesson.  Second payment due week of October 12.
Registration fee of $5 due with first payment.

Please pay online here or mail a check, payable to Crozet Arts, to:

Crozet Arts
PO Box 393
Crozet, VA 22932

Background_1

Instructor Daniel McCarthy will show you correct playing technique, how to read music, and basic guitar/ukulele maintenance to equip you with basic knowledge and skills to play your favorite songs, learning in an enjoyable and supportive group setting.  Instruction materials will be provided; all you need to bring is your guitar/ukelele and a desire to learn and have fun!  Daniel has a Masters degree in music and has over 10+ years of teaching experience.  He was formally an adjunct professor at JMU teaching classical guitar and also taught music history and theory at Blue Ridge Community College.

DMcCarthy

Daniel McCarthy is an experienced classical and jazz guitarist with an extensive educational background and experience in performance. He earned his Bachelor’s in Music (Magna Cum Laude) from James Madison University studying classical guitar with Mr. Keith Stevens and his Masters in Music Performance from Appalachian State University studying classical guitar with Dr. Douglas James and jazz guitar with Mr. Andy Page. He also taught classical and jazz guitar at ASU as a graduate assistant. He has performed (as featured soloist) at the L’off Jazz Festival in Montreal, the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, and the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Locally, Daniel has given notable classical guitar recitals as a guest artist at JMU and the Charlottesville Classical Guitar Society. In addition to his experience as a performer and teacher, Daniel has arranged pieces for guitar and was commissioned by composer Jane Roman Pitt to arrange for two guitars her “Songs of the Season”, a piece originally composed for piano. Daniel was formally an adjunct professor at JMU teaching classical guitar and also taught music history and theory at Blue Ridge Community College.

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