GMG EventsApply for the Summer Music Academy Scholarship! Click here to apply!May 18th - GMG's Annual Music Celebration Concert - You must register online for this event. The concert will be held at Bookman Elementary School and will begin at 4pm, students are asked to arrive no later than 3:15pm.June 1st - Maestro Music Student Showcase at GMG Music Center. Lake Carolina, Rice Creek and Langford will be performing at 1pm. Bookman and CFA will be performing at 4pm. RSVP required.June 10th - July 3rd - Summer Music Academy Session I Ages 13-18July 2nd - SMA Session I Concert at the Village at Sandhills 6:30pmJuly 3rd - SMA Session I Concert Downtown Lake Carolina 6:30pmJuly 15th - August 9th - Summer Music Academy Session II Ages 7-12August 8th - SMA II Concert at the Village at Sandhills 6:30pmAugust 9th - SMA II Concert Downtown Lake Carolina 6:30pm
"Keep up the good work!" ~ GMG ParentBecome a well-rounded guitar player, learn about various styles including blues, rock, jazz and funk, and learn guitar chords, guitar scales and how to get a great guitar sound.Learn about the GMGADVANTAGE
Children ages 4-6 must begin in the Early Childhood Music Academyto build a strong musical foundation through guitar technique and music theory. The Guitar Program is designed for students ages 7-18. Students with previous experience must have an assessment by a GMG Instructor to determine their class level. The guitar program include acoustic, electric and bass guitar. GMG Music Center staff specializes in diverse styles of music. GMG teachers come from various performance and educational backgrounds to bring our students the highest quality and diversity of instruction. The proper theory and technique is covered in the lesson. Guitar students develop listening skills, left and right hand independence, coordination, reading skills and improvisational creativity. All guitarists will learn to read tablature as well as standardized music notation, chords, finger picking, lead guitar, and rhythm technique. The guitar program offers beginner, intermediate and advance students the opportunity to explore various styles of music such as Flamenco, blues, rock and acoustic finger style. Students also learn note reading, specialty chords and power chords used in these various styles of music. GMG offers a rich learning platform, interactive quizzes, instructional videos and practice mp3 tracks to get the notes under their fingers as quickly as possible, while allowing each student the portability and versatility to practice their guitar. Students will also benefit from personalized instruction from the guitar instructors on their weekly assignments in both a group and private setting.GMG also offers performance opportunities for its students, including recitals, Open Mic Friday and community events. These performances allow students to showcase their work, giving them an opportunity to share their progress with family and friends.