Course curriculum

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    Country Guitar

    • Country Guitar Vol 1 - Class Info

    • Course Charts and Tabs

    • Week 1 - Foundation Country Strumming and Cold Cold Heart

    • Week 1 Video

    • Week 2 - Expanded Strumming and Hey Good Lookin'

    • Week 2 Video

    • Week 3 - The Shuffle and Walkin' After Midnight

    • Lesson 3 Video

    • Week 4 - Boom-Chick-A Pattern and Folsom Prison Blues

    • Lesson 4 Video

    • Week 5 - Boom-Chick-A and Race Is On

    • Lesson 5 Video

    • Week 6 - Down Down Up Up Down Up and Act Naturally

    • Lesson 6 Video

    • Week 7 - King Of The Road by Roger Miller

    • Lesson 7 Video

    • Week 8 - Workin' Man Blues by Merle Haggard

    • Lesson 8 Video

    • Week 9 - Coal Miners Daughter

    • Lesson 9 Video

    • Week 10 - The Gambler

    • Lesson 10 Video

    • Week 11 - Blue Eyes Crying in The Rain

    • Lesson 11 Video

    • Week 12 - Margaritaville

    • Lesson 12 Video


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.