The Music Train, LLC

 Bringing music to life for young children & their families
 

2460 Eliot Street
Denver, CO 80211

ph: 720 253 7673

Guitar lessons



The Music Train has added a new car to it's track
and is now offering guitar lessons for elementary age students.   Your child will learn the fundamentals of guitar, including introduction to the instrument and it's parts, strumming, chords, basic music theory and more.  Taught in a nurturing, creative and experiential group setting with Jen Lapinski, a talented NW Denver singer/songwriter and guitar instructor, dedicated and passionate about music and bringing it to life for kids. 

The Music Train supports all personality types & learning styles as well as musical tastes. 

Beginner Guitar Lessons
6 weeks
$95/materials included
Guitar needs to be provided and brought each week by student

Mondays
3:45p-4:45p
April 13th-May 18th
5-8 years

Wednesdays
3:45p-4:45p
April 15th-May 20th
8-10 years

Edison Elementary School
3350 Quitman
Denver, 80212

  • Parents are welcome!
  • Maximum 6 students per class
  • For more info call 720 253 7673 or Anya
 
 
 
 

 

 

Resources

Guitar purchase 

1. Steel String or Classical?

The Music Train recommends beginning with a classical guitar, however steel strings are also welcome.

Classical guitars have a softer sound and are made with 3 nylon and 3 steel strings . These are often are easier to play for beginner students.

Steel String guitars have a louder, crisper sound but are harder on the fingers in the beginning.

2. Size?

3-6 years........child size
5-9 years.......1/2 size guitar
7-12 years.... 3/4 size guitar
9- adult...........full size guitar

3. Where to purchase?

A.  Check out your local neighborhood guitar store for further advice and purchase
Old Town Pickin' Parlour
or Rockley Music
or Flescher-Hinton

B.  For online purchase check out these high quality brands

Lauren
all sizes
affordable cases and straps

Hohner 

 

NOTE:  The Music Train is not affiliated with any of the above stores or brands.  The information is provided as a courtesy to Music Train families. 

  

 

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2460 Eliot Street
Denver, CO 80211

ph: 720 253 7673