Course curriculum

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    Beginner Guitar Phase 2

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    • Lesson 1 - Intro To Open Chords / G and Em

    • Lesson 2 - C and Am Chords

    • Lesson 3 - D Major Chord and Brown Eyed Girl

    • Lesson 4 - 2 Octave Minor Scale

    • Lesson 5 - Application of Minor Scale / 12 Bar Blues Riff

    • Lesson 6 - 12 Bar Blues Revisited

    • Lesson 7 - Reading Lead Sheets

    • Lesson 8 - Applying Chords - Simple Man and Take It Easy

    • Lesson 9 - D Chord and Wagon Wheel

    • Lesson 10 - Last Kiss and Knockin On Heaven's Door

    • Lesson 11 - Last Kiss / Gloria

    • Lesson 12 - Dominant 7 Chords - A7, D7, and E7


Bryan Billhimer

Center Stage instructor Bryan Billhimer is a 20 year guitar veteran with experience in teaching, live performance, and studio recordings. Bryan began his guitar playing career at the age of 14. Over a few years he learned all the fundamentals necessary to further his craft via self teaching and motivation. During high school and college Bryan performed in several bands on a regular basis playing blues and rock. In this time he earned a Bachelors degree from the Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Upon graduating college he worked in a local studio where he met producer Emosia (produced Blessid Union of Souls, Lakeisha Berri, etc.) and members of Blessid Union. After a year or so he was asked to join the band and toured for nearly ten years with the international recording artists covering the U.S., Japan, South Korea, Germany, and Afghanistan. Throughout his career in music, Bryan has also taught multiple students. Beginning in college and to the present, he has taught over 50 students in private lessons.