Online courses run for 5 weeks.
For children (7+), teens and adults
Beginner to advanced, all styles of music
The focus of these guitar lessons is to develop the student’s appreciation of music and their core musical skills through learning songs in various styles. The skills developed in these sessions range from: proper technique, technical aspects of the instrument (scales, chords, arpeggios), musical interpretation and analysis, rhythm, theory and more.
Courses are offered online on various days of the week for blocks of ½ hour or 1 hour each, via the videoconferencing platform of your choice.
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Karen Ho has an MA in Musicology from Université de Montréal and a Graduate Certificate in Music therapy from Concordia University. A teacher since 2003, she loves to share her experience of music with students of all ages and abilities. Never one to shy away from challenges, Karen is very resourceful and can adapt almost anything to a student’s interest. She can prepare her students to do Royal Conservatory exams. When she’s not teaching, she is most likely to be found travelling on epic cross-country road trips with her hairless and full of beans dog Juniper.
Kevin Bourne is a Montreal based jazz guitarist and graduate of the Jazz Faculty Program at McGill University.
Most recently, Kevin has been performing onboard the NCL Norwegian Sun as the guitarist for the ship’s showband, playing with artists from all over the world.
The most recent musical theatre productions Kevin has played guitar in was Bonnie and Clyde by Contact Theatre and Hedwig and the Angry Inch by In the Wings Promotions. Kevin has been as a freelance teacher for the past six years and has been working with the Dollard Centre for the Arts since September 2018.