Regular home visits will be offered to students and parents through the year to meet with the program director at the students’ homes to ensure students are enjoying and making progress with their lessons.
Guitar is one of the most dynamic and popular instruments in the world! With its versatility, students can play almost any existing genre of music on this easily accessible instrument. Be it rocking out a soulful Hendrix solo on the electric guitar or strumming the latest, hottest tune from the radio on the acoustic, our versatile, experienced and knowledgeable team of instructors sure knows how to help students and parents reach their goals.
Generally guitar is for students 7 and up. Adequate finger strength is required to start playing the guitar. However, each student is unique in its developmental stage. Please contact us to schedule a free assessment meeting today!
Merry Melody Music Academy has uniquely designed a well-rounded lesson plan and material that will ensure that students, regardless of their age and experience, have an enjoyable, encouraging and educational experience! Balancing students’ interests and fundamentals, weekly lessons will contain the following components.
Have you thought of helping your children to practice but felt like not knowing where to start? For every semester, a complimentary 1-hour guitar group class for the parents will be available. It is an introductory class on guitar playing that covers the basics with some hands-on training.
Students can start with either an acoustic or electric guitar. The choice between these would depend on the type of music that the students want to play and their preference for the feel of the instrument. Acoustic nylon string guitar is strongly recommended for beginners who want to start with the acoustic guitar. The following is a list of equipments that are needed before starting. We will provide complimentary assistance in helping you with the purchasing process. Please contact us before making your purchase to avoid costly mistakes!
- Guitar (acoustic or electric)
- Guitar Amplifier (electric guitar ONLY)
- Instrument Cable (electric guitar ONLY)
- Digital Tuner
- Music Stand
- Guitar Picks
- Method Books
- Lesson Workbook
- Note Reading
- Rhythm Guitar (Chords)
- Songs of Student’s Choice
Students are encouraged and given a multitude of performance opportunities. Public performance helps to boost confidence, gives students goals to work towards, and is a fun way for students to receive affirmation of their progress. To accommodate the individual needs, there are various recitals with different sizes of audiences throughout the year.
- End of the Year Recital
- Winter Mall Concert
- Retirement Home Recitals