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Classical Guitar Improvisation Through Preluding

Ken Luk, Instructor
9 Mondays, November 15, 2021-January 24, 2022
6:30-7:30 pm
Ages 13-adult
intermediate through advanced; students must have a basic knowledge of harmony (spelling triads)


Note: This class has been placed on standby pending further enrollment. To inquire about this class and for other class options, please call our offices at 585.454.4596.


Have you ever wanted to improvise on the classical guitar, but don’t know where to start? Learning improvisation through preluding will be a great place to begin. Apart from being a fun way of creating music, improvisation is a great means to improve one’s musicianship and understanding of musical styles.

This class will provide participants with a template and strategies to improvise a prelude. Students will learn about preluding through: modeling preludes from the guitar as well as the keyboard literature; simple harmonic patterns; guided exercises.

Class will include 7 class meetings, along with 2 individual, 30-minute lessons in weeks 4 and 8 of the 9-week quarter (time scheduled directly with the instructor in the Monday 5:30-8:30 timeframe).


Fee: $10 registration fee; $181* tuition per session; $153 if enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein. (Fee as of Fall 2021)


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Safety Protocols

NOTE: All lessons, classes, and rehearsals will be conducted in-person - unless noted otherwise - and will be subject to Hochstein’s safety plan. Please review our current procedures before entering our building.