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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.


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Friday, February 25 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Beginner Guitar Pedagogy How to Start Young Players Correctly

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This session is a clinic based on beginner guitar pedagogy designed to show music educators (guitar players and non-players alike) how to start their novice students correctly. For this, we will examine the www.gslakieguitar.com program. Resources will be given and demonstrated enabling music teachers to run 10-13 weeks of daily classes. Topics will include acquiring the correct equipment for your class, setting up performance outcomes, and teaching using correct pedagogical principles. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own guitar and join in on learning how to teach guitar. Ten guitars will be available at the session for use. This session is ideal for band/choral teachers interested in starting a guitar program or club at their school.

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avatar for Sheldon Arvay

Sheldon Arvay

guitar, pop music education
Mr. Arvay is the teacher and head of the guitar program at Lethbridge’s G.S. Lakie Middle School. He received a Bachelor of Music Education from Minot State in 1999 and then taught concert band for nine years before moving to G.S. Lakie to teach a guitar program. He completed his... Read More →


Friday February 25, 2022 12:30pm - 1:45pm MST
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