World Guitar Styles



Expand your expressive abilities by adding new flavors to your playing style.

Explore rhythms and syncopation from other cultures along with songs and melodies. All intended to make you a more complete musician.

Flamenco Guitar »

Take a tour of flamenco guitar techniques including rasgueado, pulgar, alzapua, picado, arpeggio and more. Assuming you are feeling comfortable with basic chords why not spice up your playing exploring exotic rhytms. Mehran Jalili has played around the world and is a committed teacher and endless student of this musical idiom. Flamenco guitar classes are part of our Wednesday offerings.

Mehran's site »   Flamenco Guitar 1 »   Flamenco Guitar 2 »   Introduction To Flamenco Guitar »   

Brazilian Guitar »

The Old Town School is proud to announce the addition of Luciano Antonio to our teaching staff. This highly regarded guitarist and vocalist will be offering classes in Brazilian Guitar and Ensemble. Be sure to check out his web site make it a point to enroll in one of his classes.

Luciano Antonio »   Brazilian Ensemble »    »   

Learn Gypsy Jazz Guitar »

Add a new zest to your guitar playing by studying the vital Gypsy jazz styles of Django Reinhardt. Work on both rhythm and lead playing drawing from the traditional Gypsy songbook and more.

Django Guitar Styles 1 »   Michael O'Toole »   

List of All World Guitar Styles (6 found)

Guitarra En Español 1

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Wednesday with Jose Murillo

A bilingual experience developing basic skills in Latin style playing. Una experiencia bilingüe que desarrolla maneras básicas de tocar el estilo latino.

Guitarra En Español 2

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Wednesday with Jose Murillo

A bilingual experience building repertoire in Latin music. Una experiencia bilingüe que desarrolla el repertorio de la música latina.

Introduction to Brazilian Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Introduction To Flamenco Guitar

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Wednesday with Mehran Jalili

Examine the basic chords and rhythmic attacks of flamenco.

Flamenco Guitar 1 Skills

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

This class is offered on a rotating basis. If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Flamenco Guitar 2 Repertoire

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Wednesday with Mehran Jalili

Develop a strong repertoire in this exciting musical idiom.

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