Classical Guitar Studio
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30-2:00pm Mr. Scott Schwertfeger
This is course is designed for players at all levels, from beginner to advanced, in a Christ-centered, non-critical environment. The focus is on a structured technique, and a track development of the physical mechanics required for developing ease of playing and confidence in performance. In addition to this, the student will develop music literature concepts, involving standard notation, and music theory, and begin developing a standard repertoire for the Classical Guitar.
· Standard Nylon String Classical Guitar (Preferred, but will work with whatever instrument is available)
· Footstool (available at most retail music stores)
· Music Stand (available at most retail music stores)
· If possible, a bench is recommended for sitting, but not required, as most unarmed chairs will suffice
o The Art and Technique of the Classical Guitar, Vol.1-Christopher Parkening(available at most retail music stores)
o Bridges: A Comprehensive Guitar Series (www.frederickharrismusic.com)
· Repertoire and Etudes, Introductory
· Repertoire and Etudes, Volume 1
· Guitar Technique (comprising scales and music theory)
Cost: Sessions are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Individual weekly lessons (30 minutes) at $130.00 a month.
Ensemble: For Students who have advanced beyond the beginning level and are interested in participating in a performing ensemble that will challenge their current skills. The class meets once a week for a 60-minute rehearsal and is scheduled to accommodate each student’s availability.
- Standard Nylon String, Acoustic/Classical guitar, (preferred)
Cost for ensemble: $30.00 for each 1-hour long session. Sessions are held once a week on Tuesday or Thursday. Please contact instructor for details about the schedule.
Saxophone, Flute & Clarinet Studio
slots open Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30am-2:00pm Mr. Matt Rogers
Mr. Rogers specializes in all levels and styles of saxophone as well as all styles through an upper-intermediate level in flute and clarinet. Composition, arranging, & transcription instruction available. Theory, sight-reading, rhythmic training and technique building are all standard in weekly lessons.
For your convenience, Mr. Rogers allows for a trial lesson of 45 minutes for the reduced rate of $25. Should you decide to continue, you may arrange a time to study with him at the STARS campus via email at:
Payments are monthly and will be given to Anne-Marie Mingo made out to Mr. Rogers’ company: NBW Productions, LLC, at the last lesson prior to the start of the month you are paying for. Submitting post-dated checks for us to keep on file in the office is encouraged.