6-Week Beginner Group Class for Youth Ages 12-18

Wednesdays from 6:00-6:50 PM

July 7-August 11, 2021

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar, now’s your chance. No guitar? No problem! We can lend you


Join local legend Ed Vollmer for group guitar lessons for beginners in-person at Arts at the Palace this summer.

Ed will cover tuning the guitar, some simple chords and melodies, how to read guitar music, how to switch chords,

how to practice, and most of all, having fun!

Cost: $120 for the 6-week session. Scholarships are available, please inquire.

To reserve a spot, or for any questions, please email director@artsatthepalace.org. Class size is limited, and all

current COVID-19 guidelines will be followed to ensure the safety of participants and staff. A registration form will

be sent to you to complete prior to the first class.

About Ed Vollmer

Ed Vollmer is a professional musician and educator with decades of experience performing in the U.S., Mexico,

Virgin Islands, and Europe. Ed teaches guitar and other instruments in Hamilton, where he also runs his own

audio-visual production studio.

The Learn to Play Guitar program is supported by grants from the Hamilton Community Chest and The Gifford


About The Gifford Foundation

The Gifford Foundation was established in 1954 as a private foundation serving Syracuse and the surrounding

Central New York community. The Foundation supports individuals and organizations through grants and

initiatives that build on community assets and promote positive change in the community. For further

information visit giffordfoundation.org.