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Play It First

Follow the natural flow of picking out a tune by ear from beginning to end, then return to the start for the tricks and techniques. Learning guitar can be this simple and fun! Tom Maroon motivates new students in Play It First for guitar because kids choose which song is next in cue to study. He approaches well known pop songs and standards with easy-to-retain memorization tools so students stay tuned. Bring a friend or sibling and start playing songs you know right away – Flex Start means that you can join soon with a new session that starts at the top of each month. This CYM Course is best suited for Youth 8 – 10 years old who have never before played the guitar. Tuition is $75 and meets online Wednesdays from 7:00 – 7:30 pm.

Tom says, “I will approach each lesson with at least one specific popular song melody or chord progression to teach you. I am open to any song suggestions or requests of what you would like to learn. You will master the techniques required to play the song and I will describe the music theory behind what we learned that day. By the end of the course you will also be able to proficiently play significant sections of various pop songs.”

He adds, “I believe that you will find it particularly rewarding and exciting to play songs you know and love, on the guitar. I know that this course will especially help beginners develop a passion for music – one that they will want to pursue. There’s nothing like playing a fun song for family and friends!”

Read about Tom Maroon. Register for Play It First. Rent an Acoustic Guitar. Purchase an Electric Guitar, Amp, Cable, and Tuner from either of these packages:

Fender Squier 3/4 Size Kids Mini Strat Electric Guitar Learn-to-Play Bundle w/ Amp, Cable, Tuner, Strap, and Picks

Fender Squier Short Scale (24″) Stratocaster – Transparent Red Learn-to-Play Bundle with Frontman 10G Amp, Cable, Tuner, Strap, Picks

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