Course curriculum

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    Beginner Guitar Phase 3

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    • Lesson 1 - Major And Minor Barre Chords Root On E

    • Lesson 2 - The Capo and Slash Chords

    • Lesson 3 - Country Road by John Denver

    • Lesson 4 - Major and Minor Barre Chords - Root on A / Louie Louie

    • Lesson 5 - Peaceful Easy Feeling and Sus4 Chords

    • Lesson 6 - Peaceful Easy Feeling by the Eagles continued

    • Lesson 7 - Arpeggios and House Of The Rising Sun

    • Lesson 8 - Major Scale in Thirds and Pentatonic Minor Scale

    • Lesson 9 - Alternating Bass Line and Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys

    • Lesson 10 - Chord Theory - Key Of G and C Study

    • Lesson 11 - Min7 Chord and Heart Of Gold by Neil Young

    • Lesson 12 - Rocky Raccoon by The Beatles


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.