If you recently completed building your guitar in the Make an Electric Guitar class OR if you have a guitar and you'd like to improve your skills, this 4-day class is for you.
Learn how to maintain and setup your guitar. We'll tune up, then we'll check and adjust intonation, action, pickup sensitivity, and frets.
Learn all about amps and pedals. Listen to an expert demonstrate the vast array of tone your guitar can generate, and then try it yourself.
Learn basic musicianship, including notes, chords and rhythms, or build on the skills you already have.
Learn some new riffs and progressions, and get ready for a jam session!
Alan Simcoe is a maker of guitars, ukuleles, and other stringed instruments. He and his wife, Debby, own Village Music on Bainbridge Island. Besides showcasing his custom instruments, the shop offers music lessons and instrument repairs. Simcoe also performs with his Latin jazz band, The Cuban Heels. He was named an Island Treasure in 2009.