Private Beginner Guitar and Bass lessons added to schedule
- Jake Fiorello will be teaching guitar and bass level. Jake began taking private guitar lessons 5 years ago in Stuttgart, Germany. He has taken local lessons from Jordan Ponzi (Bass) & piano lessons from Hunter Moncure. Jake is a senior completing his final year of homeschool with a goal of attending college in VA. Discovering a passion for music and a love of guitar Jake has played in a few local bands with performances at Battle of the Bands, and First Night in Colonial Williamsburg. Currently he leads and plays in a local teen rock band.
Music is considered an important catalyst in learning with guitar being a complete musical instrument. The guitar has a particular ability to charm and please when played well at any musical level. This is a beginner guitar class incorporating guitar tuning, proper hand positions, reading music, and reading tablature. The book used for acoustic or electric guitar is the Berklee Basic Guitar Phase 1 from the Berklee School of music. (Berkleemusic.com) The Bass guitar book used is Bass Method Book 1 by Hal Leonard, 2nd Ed. (purchased at Authentic Guitar, or Music Makers).
Book costs are: Basic Guitar $9.95 and/or Bass Method Book $5.95-7.95 depending on where purchased. There is a $5 materials fee per student for picks, extra sheets, songs sheets, copies.
$30 a month for 30 minute lessons
$45 for hour long lessons
-$5 supply fee per semester
Mr. Fiorello is available the second half of first period, (Ezra M. is taking lessons the first half) and all of second and fifth period.
So 10:30-11am, 11-12, and 2-3pm. Since there are only 3-5 possible slots open, please contact me if you wish to take advantage of Jake's teaching schedule.