January 14 – May 5 (no class March 17)
Ages: Grades 3-6
Student Fees: $212
(Option for four $53.00 payments given at registration)
Materials Provided: Student books
Materials Needed: Nylon String Guitar
Introduce your child to the exciting world of guitar! Students will build on prior knowledge from their school’s music program with activities that begin them on the path of musicianship, and provide them with beginning-level skills and knowledge necessary to pursue any musical activity that speaks to them later in life.
Minimum class size: 4
Instructor: Drew Patton Drew graduated from Friends University in 2013, earning both a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Music in Guitar Performance, with an emphasis on classical guitar. He has performed as a soloist with the Friends University Chamber Orchestra. In 2012 he won the Koch Cultural Trust Enabling Grant, which allowed him to travel to Edinburgh, Scotland to study classical guitar improvisation after graduation. Since returning to the United States, Drew began working at Senseney in 2014 and has gained experience working with students of all ages and musical backgrounds. In late 2015, Drew released his first Method book for beginning guitarists. In 2019, Drew finished his Masters in Instrumental Music Education at Wichita State University, and correspondingly released the “Playing With Music” series for beginning guitar, ukulele, and recorder, with additional instruments slated for future release.