Guitar Classes

WSU String Project guitar classes meet on Mondays and Wednesdays in the Val A. Browning Center starting on January 29th 2024- April 17th 2024.

Class Name Time/Place

Beginning Guitar

N/A this semester


Monday & Wednesday 4:45-5:30 PM

Browning Center Room 210 

*Depending on the number of students that register for each level, we may choose to hold an additional class.

Class times will be determined by Sept 11. Please attend the Info Meeting/Orientation Sept. 18 to find out more.

Not sure what class is right for you? These guidelines will help you choose!

Beginning Guitar

1st Year Students - Brand New Beginners Start Here

To graduate, be comfortable with the following:
Reading Standard Notation (Treble Clef) 
Rhythms: whole, half, quarter, and eighth notes
Time Signatures: 4/4 and 3/4
Playing in a large ensemble, chamber group, and solo
Performing basic rhythms up to eighth notes

Intermediate Guitar

2nd-3rd Year Students

To enroll, be comfortable with the following:
Reading Standard Notation
Performing basic rhythms up to sixteenth notes
Ability to play solo pieces
Ability to play in chamber ensemble
Comfortable with 3/4 and 4/4 time signatures

If a student is not comfortable reading standard notation they should take Beginning Guitar.

Materials Needed for Fall and Spring:

  • Instrument
  • Music
  • Pencil
  • Notebook with practice record/check off charts

Books to have for the School Year:

  • Beginning: Essential Elements Book 1
  • Intermediate: Essential Elements Book 2