Guitar Lessons

(All lessons are held in private studios at Enumclaw Music.)

Kathye Long
Guitar, Banjo
Contact: 253-670-5195

Available: Wednesday
Levels taught: All
Ages taught: 6+
Rates: Call

Kathye has taught hundreds of people private guitar lessons over the past 25 years. She believes music can become a life-long passion for anyone, and that studying guitar is a perfect way to begin that appreciation.

Kathye introduces the beginning student to chords and teaches the art of back-up rhythm. Simultaneously, note reading is studied so that lead and melody playing is begun. Next, theory is thrown in to provide the context for each thing that is learned.

For veteran players whose progress has stalled, she troubleshoots their understanding and skills to get two instruction books: Guitar Lessons 1 and 2.

Kathye has recorded five CDs: Stone Soup, Check Please, and Northwestern Girl containing original songs; Elegant Guitar contains a compilation of classical instrumental solos; and Nana Town for children.

Anthony Stair
Guitar and Piano
Contact: 253-709-0475

Available: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 3-7pm
Levels taught: Beginning and intermediate
Ages taught: 5+
Rates: $25 per 1/2 hour

Anthony has over 7 years teaching experience with both instruments and is comfortable instructing beginning through intermediate students. Anthony brings a youthful and bright attitude into the studio and “works his butt off” to ensure students are enjoying the instrument as well as growing in knowledge.

Anthony has been playing guitar for over 10 years and playing professionally for over eight.

In his spare time, Anthony enjoys playing in bands, leading the worship team at church, and performing solos at local coffee shops.

Lynn Brannen
Voice, Beginning Piano and Guitar
Contact: 206-478-6526

Available: Wednesday
Levels taught: All
Ages taught: 7+
Rates: Call

Lynn has been teaching voice and guitar for 30 years. Her experience includes lead roles in light opera, musical theatre, classical performances and many years as a worship leader in her church She received a Bachelor of Arts in Music/Vocal performance from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Her vocal technique lessons will move you into experiences with your voice that you have never known.
- You will develop strength and clarity
- Expand your range
- You will sing notes you never thought possible
- Fix pitch problems

Her guitar lessons give you the choice to learn chords, read guitar music, grasp rhythmic strumming, learn flat-picking, finger picking, and music theory. If you are a beginner, the first lessons will have you playing simple chords to accompany yourself in song. A determined and patient teacher, she looks for musical abilities both latent and visible that she can encourage. A high priority for her is establishing a good relationship with her students. She believes this always enhances learning.
  • Mon - Fri: 10-8
  • Sat: 10-4
  • Sun: 1-5
  • Holiday Day
    Hours May Vary.
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