CCECS offers acoustic guitar workshop

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Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo offers “Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!™” on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at UH Hilo’s Kanaka`ole Hall Room 127. Cost is $100 and includes a book and clip-on electric tuner. Participants must provide their own acoustic guitar.

The workshop is designed for busy adults who want to learn to play guitar but don’t have time for weekly lessons. Participants will learn basic chords, simple strumming and picking patterns, basic music theory, tuning techniques, guitar care, music resources, performances skills, and more.

Marlene Hutchinson, creator of “Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!™,” presents her one-day workshop at colleges, universities and other locations around the United States. Her DVD airs on PBS and she has been featured on CBS, NBC, National Public Radio, in Acoustic Guitar magazine, the Women’s International Music Network, and several news publications.

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