Guitar I: Starting Out (no experience required; ages 8-12)

Primer on basic pop chord progressions, technique, rhythms, and scale shapes.  For beginners.  Students who comfortably play chords and songs should enroll in "Rocking Out."


If there is insufficient enrollment in the class, participants will be given the opportunity to receive four 30 minute private lessons in place of the group class.


$30 registration fee for new students applies.




Fall session I begins September 3, 2019

Fall session II begins week of November 5, 2019


Spring Session I Begins: Monday, January 27, 2020

Spring Session II Begins: Monday, March 30, 2020


Summer Session Begins: Tuesday, June 9, 2020


Summer Price: 
Class Duration: 
Semester Duration: 
6 weeks
Semester Begins: 
June 9, 2020
Spring Price: 
Materials Fees: 
Class Duration: 
45 minutes
Semester Duration: 
8 weeks
Semester Begins: 
January 27, 2020

Spring 2020 Classes

DayTimeStart DateLocationInstructor
Monday5:00 - 5:45 pm1/27/2020Evanston Downtown (Sherman/Church) Matthew Berger Add to Cart
Tuesday6:00 - 6:45 pm1/28/2020Evanston East (Chicago/Grove) David Onderdonk Add to Cart
Thursday5:15 - 6:00 pm1/30/2020Chicago-St. James Jeremiah Benham Add to Cart

Summer 2020 Classes

DayTimeStart DateLocationInstructor
Tuesday6:00 - 6:45 pm6/9/2020Evanston East (Chicago/Grove) David Onderdonk Add to Cart
Tuesday6:45 - 7:30 pm6/9/2020Winnetka Matthew Berger Add to Cart
Thursday6:15 pm - 7:00 pm6/11/2020Chicago-St. James Jeremiah Benham Add to Cart
Saturday11:45 am - 12:30 pm6/13/2020Lake Forest David Onderdonk Add to Cart