He played Timpani with the De Paul University Symphony Orchestra, who regularly performed in Chicago's Symphony Center.
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This 8-week introductory guitar course is designed to provide students with the fundamental knowledge necessary to be able to start playing the guitar in a very short period of time. The objective is to learn to play simple chords needed to play along with songs, as well as a foundation to continue to the next level of learning if the student desires. All lessons are custom-tailored to help students learn in a way that works best for them! During eight weekly 30-minute sessions, students learn basic techniques and playing styles, as well as basic notation and chords.
Bachelor of Science in Music Education from University of Illinois
Masters of Science in Music Education from University of Illinois
from DePaul University
Great for both hobbyists and professional musicians, this course offers a fast track to learning the fundamentals of the guitar, including playing basic chords and melodies. Each student receives tailored instruction from experienced musician Irwin Silbernik that is designed to meet their needs and their goals as a learner. During the course, Irwin covers multiple topics, including:
The guitar is a timeless worldwide classic that brings people together and connects them through the universal language of music. Along with being fun and relatively easy to learn for beginners, studies have shown playing guitar stimulates memory, improves focus, and builds motor skills.
ABOUT THE TEACHER: Irwin Silbernik has been teaching guitar, piano, ukulele, mandolin, and music theory for decades. He has a talent for connecting with students and designing lessons to meet their diverse needs. Irwin has a true love of teaching and his compassionate and inspiring approach sets each student up for success. Irwin majored in piano and instrumental music education at both DePaul University and the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana. He played Timpani with the De Paul University Symphony Orchestra, which regularly performed in Chicago's Orchestra Hall. Irwin received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Illinois in 1974, and his Master's degree in Music Education a year later, in 1975.
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The guitar is an instrument that brings people together as a group and connects them through music. Few instruments compare to guitar when it comes to uniting people.
Playing the guitar is fun, and provide benefits besides just having a good time.
Studies have concluded that areas of the brain responsible for memory are stimulated while playing the guitar.
Playing the guitar provides great cognitive benefits for improving focus, intelligence, and motor skills. In addition, playing the guitar can be deeply therapeutic. As long as you play the guitar, you can entertain friends and family members with songs until your fingers no longer allow you play.
These benefits only scratch the surface of the advantages that learning the guitar provide.
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Students will need a guitar in good playing condition, a tuner (either manual or electronic), and time to dedicate to practicing each week. Learning to practice effectively is critically important to successfully learning to play an instrument and is required at all levels of musicianship.
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