Clock Tower Music                      676  Laurel  St .  San  Carlos       650-595-2024

since 1983

Adult Group Guitar Lessons

Where: 

at Clock Tower Music

 

What do you need to bring? Just a guitar!

Class size limited to 8.
To sign up or for additional information contact me by filling in the information to the right or call me at 415-309-9309 

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Upcoming Adult Group Guitar Classes


Classes start mid June 2019

Introduction To Acoustic Blues Guitar (level 2)
Monday evenings 6:15-7:10
In this class you will learn arrangements of classic blues songs with intros and outros.
Songs include Cross Road Blues, Love In Vain Blues and more.
Start date: Monday, June 17th
9 weeks (no class on July 15th and 22nd)
$180

Fingerpicking Traditional Folk and Blues (level 3)
Monday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class you will learn fingerpicking arrangements of some classic folk and blues song.
Songs include Deep River Blues and more.
Start date: Monday, June 17th
9 weeks (no class on July 15th and 22nd)
$180Basic Harmony and Musicianship for Guitar Players (level 2)

Tuesday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class you will develop an understanding of basic harmony and how it applies to the guitar. You will learn how to identify qualities of music through active listening, ear training, and analysis. Musical examples from various styles will be provided throughout the course.
Start date: Tuesday, June 18th
9 weeks (no class on July 9th, 16th and 23rd)
$180Fingerpicking Paul Simon (level 3)

Wednesday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class you will learn arrangements of some of Paul Simon’s best known songs.
Songs include The Boxer, Kathy’s Song, The 59th Street Bridge Song and more. Start date: Wednesday, June 19th
9 weeks (no class on July 10th and 17th)
$180

Sign up soon because classes fill up fast.


Past Classes

Classes start the first week of April 2019

All Beatles #2 (level 2)
Monday evenings 6:15-7:10
In this class we will focus on simplified arrangements of some great Beatles songs.
Songs include Rocky Raccoon, Back In The USSR and more.
Start date: Monday, April 1st
9 weeks (no class the week of April 15th)
$180

Fingerpicking the 70s (level 3)
Monday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class we will focus on some of the great fingerpicking songs of the 70s.
Songs include Dust In The Wind, Turn On Your Radio and more.
Start date: Monday, April 1st
9 weeks (no class the week of April 15th)
$180


All Beatles-Advanced Class (level 3/4)
Wednesday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class you will learn both the Lennon and Harrison parts to some early Beatles songs. Emphasis will be on playing the various parts together and playing along with the recordings. Experience with barre chords and playing simple lead is required.
Songs include If I Fell, Things We Said Today, I’ll Follow The Sun and more. Start date: Wednesday, April 3rd
9 weeks (no class the week of April 15th)
$180

Sign up soon because classes fill up fast.
 
PAST CLASSES

Level 1A
Monday evenings 6:15-7:10
This class will build on the skills you learned in the Total Beginner Class. Here you'll learn more chords and strum patterns.
Songs include Let It Be, The Wreck Of Edmund Fitzgerald, Free Fallin' and more.
Start date: Monday, April 2nd
9 weeks
$180

Great Songs From The Late 60s and Early 70s (level 2/3)(SOLD OUT)

Monday evenings 7:15-8:15
There are so many great songs from the late 60s and early 70s and in this class we'll cover some of them.
Songs include Lodi, Take It Easy, Forever Young, Friend Of The Devil and more.
Start date: Monday, April 2nd
9 weeks
$180


All Acoustic Led Zeppelin #2 (Level 4)
Wednesday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class we will continue our exploration of Led Zeppelin's great acoustic songs by diving deep into That's The Way from Led Zeppelin III and The Rain Song from Houses Of The Holy.
Start date: Wednesday, April 4th
9 weeks
$180

Sign up soon because classes fill up fast.


PAST CLASSES

Level 1A
Monday evenings 6:15-7:10
This class will build on the skills you learned in the Total Beginner Class. Here you'll learn more chords and strum patterns.
Songs include Let It Be, The Wreck Of Edmund Fitzgerald, Free Fallin' and more.
Start date: Monday, April 2nd
9 weeks
$180

Great Songs From The Late 60s and Early 70s (level 2/3)(SOLD OUT)
Monday evenings 7:15-8:15
There are so many great songs from the late 60s and early 70s and in this class we'll cover some of them.
Songs include Lodi, Take It Easy, Forever Young, Friend Of The Devil and more.
Start date: Monday, April 2nd
9 weeks
$180


All Acoustic Led Zeppelin #2 (Level 4)
Wednesday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class we will continue our exploration of Led Zeppelin's great acoustic songs by diving deep into That's The Way from Led Zeppelin III and The Rain Song from Houses Of The Holy.
Start date: Wednesday, April 4th
9 weeks
$180Sign up soon because classes fill up fast.
Classes start the week of April 2nd
Level 1A
Monday evenings 6:15-7:10
This class will build on the skills you learned in the Total Beginner Class. Here you'll learn more chords and strum patterns.
Songs include Let It Be, The Wreck Of Edmund Fitzgerald, Free Fallin' and more.
Start date: Monday, April 2nd
9 weeks
$180

Great Songs From The Late 60s and Early 70s (level 2/3)(SOLD OUT)
Monday evenings 7:15-8:15
There are so many great songs from the late 60s and early 70s and in this class we'll cover some of them.
Songs include Lodi, Take It Easy, Forever Young, Friend Of The Devil and more.
Start date: Monday, April 2nd
9 weeks
$180


All Acoustic Led Zeppelin #2 (Level 4)
Wednesday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class we will continue our exploration of Led Zeppelin's great acoustic songs by diving deep into That's The Way from Led Zeppelin III and The Rain Song from Houses Of The Holy.
Start date: Wednesday, April 4th
9 weeks
$180Sign up soon because classes fill up fast.


Barre Chords (Level 2)
Monday evenings 6:15-7:10
Getting our barre chords together can be an emotional experience. In this class we will work on songs with the mini F chord and the B minor chord. I'll have lots of drills and exercises to help you get these chords together.
Songs include House Of The Rising Sun, I Shall Be Released, Teach Your Children and more.
Start date: Monday, November 6th
7 weeks
$140


All Tom Petty (Level 2)
Monday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class we will focus on some of Tom Petty's greatest songs. This level 2 class will be more of a "strum and sing" class without any intricate single note material.
Songs include I Won't Back Down, Learning To Fly, Breakdown and more
Start date: Monday, November 6th
7 weeks
$140


All Tom Petty (Level 3/4)
Wednesday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this class we'll focus on the music of Tom Petty's greatest songs. This more intermediate/advanced class will be good for people who'd like to dive into some of the fancier intros and single note melodies.
Songs include Into The Great Wide Open, Wildflowers, Running Down A Dream and more.
Start date: Wednesday, November 8th (No class on Wednesday, November 22nd).
6 weeks
$120


The classes are a continuation of currently running classes.  For example, if you are currently in the Monday at 7:15 class then the next session at that time is the appropriate level for you.All classes are held at Clocktower Music located at 676 Laurel Street in San Carlos.
For a description of group class levels and themes go here.
To sign up, or if you have any questions, contact me at brandon@brandonrobinson.info
Introduction to Fingerpicking
(Level 2)

Monday evenings 6:15-7:10
In this class we will work on common fingerpicking patterns over traditional folk and blues songs.
Songs include Sloop John B, Railroad Bill, Freight Train and more
Start date: Monday, March 27th (No class on April 24th and May 29th)
9 weeks

Fingerpicking Solo Arrangements (Level 3)

Monday evening 7:15-8:15

In this class we will work on fingerpicking arrangements where the rhythm, chords, and melody all come together.
Prerequisite: must have prior fingerpicking experience.
Songs include Freight Train (solo style), Stagger Lee and more.
Start date: Monday, March 27 (No class on April 24th and Monday, May 29th)
9 weeks

Level 1A

Tuesday evening 7:15-8:15
This class builds off the skills you learned in the Total Beginner Class. Here you'll learn more chords and strum patterns.
Prerequisite: some very basic prior guitar playing experience.
Songs include Let It Be, Jambalaya, You Ain't Going' Nowhere, and more.
Start date: Tuesday, March 28th (No class on Tuesday, April 25th)
9 weeks

1965-1970 (Level 3/4) (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday evenings 7:15-8:15
In this intermediate/advanced class we will work on some great songs from the late 60s.
Songs include America, Mother Nature's Son, I Will, and more.
Start date: Wednesday, March 29th (No class on Wednesday, April 26th)
9 weeks

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