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Beginner Campfire Guitar I (Age 18+)

January 4, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 9, 2023

January 4, 11, 18, & 25 and February 1 & 8 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Learn the basics of playing guitar and discover how enjoyable it is to play as part of a supportive group! You will learn guitar tuning, basic chords, strumming patterns, keeping time, and a few easy songs. This class requires no experience, just a desire to learn and the time and determination to practice daily for 20-30 minutes. Students will take away an organized approach to practice and the ability to play some fun, easy songs in various keys. Making music is good for the soul! Supply list located at Please enter through the 5th Street door. 


Teaching Artist: John Thurber

John Thurber has been playing guitar as a hobby for 18 years. He started playing at age 48 and had the great benefit of a group class similar to the popular ones he is teaching at ACE. John has decades of experience as a teacher in other fields.


Cost: $60 Member / $72 Non-Member

(Youth Scholarships Available)


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January 4, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Art Center East


Art Center East
1006 Penn Ave
La Grande, OR 97850 United States
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Registration cancellations & transfers must be made through Art Center East at (541) 624-2800 48 hours or more before the class start time. We cannot issue refunds or transfers for cancellations received after the 48-hour cutoff. Exceptions will be considered for medical or family emergencies. ACE will honor a refund, minus a $10 administration fee when the cancellation is made 48 hours or more before class start date. When a class is canceled due to low enrollment, we will issue a refund for all registration fees. ACE will contact you in the event of a cancellation. Face coverings will be required in accordance with statewide regulations current at the time.