Guitar Lessons
Tutor: Ben Adler
Length: Semester class Class Period: Wednesday or Thursday, period TBD with students

Description: One on one lessons catered to the invidiual that focuses on techniques, songs, note reading and music theory.

Tuition Note:  There will be three 30-minute lessons scheduled during each period. The tuition for each 30-minute lesson is $29. The semester total of $435 can be paid with a single check, or a set of 4 checks.  Parents wishing to pay in installments must send in checks for $60 ($70 for later registrations), and 3 checks for $125.  The first check will be cashed right away, and the remaining checks should be post-dated and will be cashed on weeks 1, 5, and 10.

Scheduling Note:  All students wishing to register for guitar lessons must contact Ben directly to schedule a time slot. After he confirms a lesson time, students should also then fill out the registration form for the appropriate day.

Students who would like to perform at the Christmas and/or Spring Showcase performances should sign up for the Guitar Ensemble class.

Tutor: Ben Adler received his AFA in music at North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park. He's been teaching private lessons as well as small classes since 2009. Ben has led worship and played in worship bands in several churches across the cities and surrounding suburbs, as well as doing solo performances and performing with a variety of different bands and ensembles across Minnesota.

Level: Grades 7-12
Prerequisite: none
Homework: At least 4 times a week for 20 minutes
Text: (to be purchased by parents)   The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method Vol. 1 (ISBN: 9780793585205)

Christopher Parkening Guitar Method book

Supplies: guitar, digital tuner, guitar picks, possible additional supplies throughout semester (sheet music, etc...)