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Beginner Level Guitar Group Classes

Our most popular group guitar course for beginners, focused on learning to read tab, playing popular songs, and technique. Ideal for brand new beginner guitarists. Prepay before the course begins and take the entire course for the reduced rate of $160.


No prior knowledge of the guitar necessary just a willingness to have fun and make some new friends! If you do not own a guitar do not worry, we have a wide variety of guitars available for rental or purchase.

Learn to:

– Read Tabs, and understand Chord charts.

– Play popular rock songs such as “Wake Me Up When September Ends” – Green Day, “Stand By Me” – Ben. E. King, “Brown Eyed Girl” – Van Morrison, “More Than Words” – Extreme, “Sounds of Silence” Simon and Garfunkle and others.

– Play essential chords such as C, G, D, A/Am, E/Em, D7, Dm and F

– Beginner fingerpick and play 12 bar blues

– Learn your major, minor, pentatonic and blues scales necessary to begin soloing and improvising.

– Play multiple parts in a group with other guitarists

– Apply basic music fundamentals to learn any song

For more information please email at or phone 416-707-1077.

Instructor: Glen Alan

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Musician and educator Glen Alan has been actively involved in the Toronto music and recording scene for more than 20 years. As a music teacher Glen has helped thousands of individuals from children, teens to adults sing, play and write songs more effectively. Over the years Glen has produced and led various seminars and master classes on songwriting, music theory, voice, microphone technique, music business and recording for clients of Mint Music (formerly Find A Way) – a music company Glen Alan founded in 1996.

Since founding Mint Music and the Toronto Guitar School Glen has taught many private lessons and group classes over the years. Glen brings a wealth of over 20 years teaching experience, passion, and fun to every class he instructs. In addition, to his teaching career Glen is a prolific songwriter and has produced and released 2 albums to date and plans to release an EP in late 2018 to support his 3rd album release in 2019. Glen is also a seasoned entertainer performing live on City TV’s Breakfast Television and CBC Radio multiple times and at prestigious venues such as Skydome, The CNE Bandshell and numerous festivals, corporate events and concerts across North America and Europe. His latest group Glen Alan and the Troubadours features Glen singing and playing his own original music accompanied by some of Toronto’s finest musicians.



Class 1: Wednesday, July 4th, 6:30-7:30pm

Class 2: Wednesday, July 11th, 6:30-7:30pm

Class 3: Wednesday, July 18th, 6:30-7:30pm

Class 4: Wednesday, July 25th, 6:30-7:30pm

School Closed Civic Long Weekend

Class 5: Wednesday, August 1st, 6:30-7:30pm

Class 6: Wednesday, August 8th, 6:30-7:30pm

Class 7: SWednesday, August 16th, 6:30-7:30pm

School Closed Labour Day Long Weekend

Class 8: Wednesday, August 23rd, 6:30-7:30pm

Class 9: Wednesday, August 30th, 6:30-7:30pm

Class 10: Wednesday, September 6th, 6:30-7:30pm


Prepay for this guitar course before the course begins and SAVE OVER $107.50!

You will Receive:

• $40 off the regular course cost of $200

• 50% discount on 1-hour private music lessons (Savings of $37.50)

• AND one FREE additional guitar class

Bonus: Those currently enrolled in our 10 session guitar courses ALWAYS receive the discounted rate on all of our other drop-in classes and courses.

* This offer may not be combined with any other special offers or discounts

** Must be redeemed before the course ends

Payments can also be made in person at the Toronto Guitar School’s Yonge and Dundas location (116 Bond Street) by appointment only. Cheque, or cash are the accepted methods of payment at this location.

Payment must be received prior to the prepayment deadline to receive the discounted price otherwise the regular course rate of $275 applies. Feel free to email us at or phone 416-707-1077 if you have any further questions.

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