Online Acoustic Guitar Courses with Prof. Gerry Saulter

The Islip Arts Council is proud to offer an online Guitar for All! In this on-line guitar educational program, taught by Prof. Gerry Saulter, guitar enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to learn, play, create, and explore the world of guitar.

Gerry Saulter is a renowned Alhambra Guitars Performing Artist, Centaur Recording Artist, and guitarist/founding member of the award-winning flute and guitar ensemble, Serenade Duo. As a performer, educator, and world chamber music advocate, Gerry Saulter tours extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Europe with flutist Michelle LaPorte.

Prof. Saulter is an Applied Instructor of Classical Guitar at Suffolk County Community College and Guitar Lead Teacher at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts.



BEGINNING ACOUSTIC GUITAR
For students who are new to the instrument. In this 4-week introductory program participants will gain a sense of unity as they build their skills and technique. This course will feature guitar related activities and discussions such as:
• Proper playing posture and position
• Technique building exercises for both hands including warm-ups, scales and arpeggios, and simple melodies
• Basic music & note reading on the guitar
• Guitar care and maintenance
• Exploration of the guitar’s global appeal

Section 1: Pre-teens (Ages 10-13) - Mondays: Nov. 9, Nov. 16, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 7:00 - 7:50 PM
Section 2: Teens (Ages 14-17) - Tuesdays: Nov. 10, Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 8, 7:00 - 7:50 PM
Section 3: Adults - Wednesdays: Nov. 11, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Dec. 9 , 8:00 - 8:50 PM
Section 4: Seniors (62+) - Thursdays: Nov. 5, Nov.12, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, 11:00 - 11:50 AM

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The Method Book will be provided to all registered students FREE of charge.
Method Book: Manual de Guitarra, a bi-lingual pdf guitar discovery and method book provided courtesy of Alhambra Guitars.




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REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Advanced registration for the 4 week program is required. Registered students will be provided with a link for the Free PDF Method Book from Alhambra Guitars, and the interactive Google Classroom. The Classroom link will include guitar related content such as:
• Sheet Music & Handouts
• Website Links
• Video & Audio Recordings
• Instructional Tools and Tips

Student fees:
$140/IAC Member / $160/Non-member

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