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Continuing/Adv. Beginner Fingerstyle Guitar (Saturdays)
Group Guitar Workshop for Intermediate Players (Mondays)

UPDATED 08/06/2022

NOTE: Blackstone River Theatre no longer requires masks or proof of vaccination status. If you wish to still wear a mask that is of course totally fine! By attending a Blackstone River Theatre class, you are voluntarily assuming all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Blackstone River Theatre will continue to monitor our COVID policy.

– Continuing/advanced beginner finger style guitar (6 weeks) Saturdays, September 17, 24, and October 1, 15, 22, 29, from 11-11:50 a.m., with Ed Sweeney

– Group Guitar Workshop for intermediate players (6 weeks) Mondays, September 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3 (Columbus day off), October 17 and 24, at 6:30-7:30 p.m., with Ed Sweeney

Blackstone River Theatre will offer continuing/advanced beginner FINGERSTYLE GUITAR classes with Ed Sweeney on Saturdays, September 17, 24, and October 1, 15, 22, 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. This will be small group class geared toward adults or teens age 16-and-up. Fee is $95 per student per six-week session. Minimum two needed to hold class, maximum five. The class is open to continuing / advanced beginners who need help tuning, forming basic chords, changing from one chord to another, and learning basic picking and strumming techniques. We will investigate basic music theory, ear training, and approaches to song accompaniment and students will develop correct posture and hand position, identify the parts of the guitar, learn basic chords and single notes in first position, and more. Participants must bring their own steel-string guitar! 

Blackstone River Theatre will offer a Group Guitar Workshop for intermediate level players with Ed Sweeney on Mondays, September 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3 (Columbus day off), October 17 and 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 P.M. This will be a group class geared toward adults or teens age 16-and-up. Minimum 2 and maximum 5 students. Fee is $95 per student per six-week session. Student must be able to switch from standard tuning into a different tuning. Student needs a solid knowledge of chords and changing from one chord to another in rhythm. Everyone will work on their own selected pieces as well as more complex arrangements and exercises that Ed presents to the group. Bring your own ideas and questions and Ed will help with your technique!

HOW TO REGISTER 
So we can be assured of meeting the minimum needed to hold any of our class offerings, BRT NEEDS PRE-PAYMENT AT LEAST 3 DAYS BEFORE THE START OF ANY CLASS (and hopefully sooner!) or we'll need to cancel at that time.
If you are interested in any guitar class, please:
1. E-mail brt@riverfolk.org to pre-register and then,
2. Put a check payable to Blackstone River Theatre in the mail ASAP to: Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864