GUITAR, BASS, & UKULELE LESSONS IN AHWATUKEE
Guitar and ukulele are known to be the most social instruments. Bring one out at a party and you'll be the center of attention! These instruments are very popular for teens and adults to learn. Students can expect to learn scales, chords, simple songs, and melodies.
With guitar, playing tends to get easier over time as students often grasp chords and can learn several songs. Learn rock, blues, metal, country and classical guitar on electric and acoustic guitars. We have many opportunities to play with others in our Rock Band program, and Fiddlin' Frenzy.
Frequently Asked Questions about Lessons on Fretted Instruments:
Who Will Teach Me?
We have 6 guitar, ukulele, & bass teachers, with university training &/or professional performance experience. During registration we'll give you options based on your needs and availability. We are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. Our teachers work collaboratively together to share their ideas and strengths. They have warm personalities, are friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your lesson.
What will I Learn each Week?
Students will learn the mechanics and fundamentals of playing their instruments. Lessons include how to tune.
I need an Instrument. Do you Sell Guitar & Ukuleles?
Yes, for your convenience, you can purchase a guitar and ukuleles at the studio. We do not rent these instruments.
What other supplies do I need:
Guitar & Bass supplies: Pics, tuner, strap, music stand, carrying case, may need to purchase strings over time.
Do I Need to Purchase Books?
Yes, you will need to purchase music. For your convenience, books and sheet music selected by your teacher will be on your MMW monthly account.
When do you offer Lessons?
We are the only music school in Ahwatukee that offers lessons seven days a week. So we have many options. You'll receive a specific time with your teacher. Please choose a time you know you'll be able to attend each week.
Do you have Contracts?
The school does not require semester minimums for lessons. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis. We do ask for a 30-day notice if you'd like to discontinue lessons.
Where Do I Wait with My Other Kids?
There is a spacious waiting area with comfortable chairs, chess, games, Wi-Fi, magazines, snacks, and a beverage center, all available for your convenience. Each studio has a glass door, so it's easy to view into the classrooms at any time.
Will There Be Performance Opportunities?
Absolutely! Every parent wants to know how their child is doing and if they are progressing. The best way to get most out of your investment in lessons is worth it is to participate in a recital, showcase, or gig. We have biannual recitals held at Esperanza Church. We have a variety of opportunities for students to perform at coffeehouses, restaurants, festivals, and even parades.
How much do Recitals Cost?
Our biannual recitals at Esperanza Church cost $30.00 per performer and are free for friends and family to attend.
Do you have Ensemble Opportunities?
Yes! We have opportunities for guitar and bass students to audition for the MMW Jazz and Rock Bands. Meet other musicians because this is the best part of music-making!
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