Summer Guitar 101 - Group Guitar Basics

Explore our introductory summer 2024 guitar class in a playing-based approach to learning the guitar. The course is a great way to determine the interest level of the student and prepare for private guitar instruction.

Guitar 101 Summer 2024 Schedule

Mon, Wed

Guitar 101 Summer Class Tuition

Wonderful introduction to guitar fundamentals
Supportive community of peers and parents
Small class sizes ensure individual attention from teachers
Twice-a-week 45-minute classes during summer to ensure wonderful progress
Best way to gauge interest in guitar prior to registering for private lessons
Current Tuition


Each session is 6 weeks in length

Through our engaging 6-week sessions with twice-a-week lessons, students in the Guitar 101 class will socialize, have fun, and learn the fundamentals of guitar.

What to expect

This guitar class is designed for students to get an introduction to and a fundamental understanding of guitar.

The course is great to way to determine the interest level of the student and prepare for private instruction. Curriculum is provided by the academy.

Learn letter names and numbers of strings
How to hold the guitar
How to hold the pick
How to tune
Basic 3-finger and 4-finger technique
Basic chords
Understanding Tab notation
Understanding Standard notation
Strumming in 4/4 and 3/4 time
Beginning songs

Staff and Teacher Spotlight

Every month, the Academy of Music features some of our wonderful administrators and teachers. These are the folks that make us awesome!

Mr. Alan


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Mr. Paul


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Mr. Tyler


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Ms. Kayla


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Our Partners

The Academy of Music and Arts partners with a variety of local organizations in Murrieta, Menifee, Temecula, Wildomar, Lake Elsinore, and surrounding areas. This includes charter schools, local nonprofit organizations, and other community organizations spreading the love of music and the arts.

Embark on your musical and artistic journey with the Academy of Music.

Murrieta Academy of Music and Performing Arts

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Christmas Caroling Choir Now Enrolling! 🎄

The Academy's Ultra-Popular Caroling Choir is enrolling until October 18th, 2023. Only two spots remaining in our class!

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Want your child to have an amazing time during the next school break? Register for a camp session at the Academy of Music! Camps run year round and revolve around topics involving music, art, and theatre!

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