Guitar for Beginners

*This workshop takes place in our new location: 286 Bridge St., Downtown Springfield.

Grab your guitar – acoustic or electric – and come on down! Ever been interested in picking up a guitar, but didn’t know where to start? Then this class is for you – no experience necessary, whatsoever. Come learn how to make some cool sounds with a guitar in a low-stress and friendly learning environment, and take the first step into the amazing world of music! Taught by Jon Ventulett.

During this class, we will be discussing:

-Basic scales (C major and A minor)

-The parts of the guitar

-Posture and hand positioning

-Picking / strumming

-Open chords

-The names of the notes

-Fretboard layout

If you have an extra guitar or two laying around please bring ‘em in to share. Fair condition guitars, picks, tuners, and small stands are also helpful.


Make-It Springfield is committed to making our workshops financially available to all.


Jan 14 2023


11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Make-It Springfield
286 Bridge St., Springfield, MA
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