Pilsen: Spring Guitar Classes for Kids & Parents

Classes meet on Saturday April 6 - June 15 (10 weeks)

Children ages 9 – 14 can learn to play guitar and learn about Mexican culture with a professional musician from Sones de México Ensemble.

Now parents can also sign up and bond with their children by learning music and culture of Mexico together.

Classes are on Saturdays at St. Adalbert Church Rectory, located just one block North of the 18th St CTA Pink Line train in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. The course consists of one-hour group lessons. The classes are in Spanish and the repertoire is based on Mexican folk music. The musical training and theory students receive is applicable to any style of music.

  • Class fee: $150 per student
  • 10-week session
  • Classes are one-hour long
  • We provide a book
  • Sones approved guitars available for purchase

Super Saver Discount ($50 savings) ends Mar 31st

Special Discounts

Early Bird and Family Discounts
Super Early Bird ($50 off) ends Apr 1
Early Bird ($25 off) ends Apr 5
Family Discount Early Bird ($50 off per person) (2 ticket minimum) ends Apr 5
Family Discount ($25 offer person) (2 ticket minimum)

Referral Rewards
Send us a new student who mentions your name at registration and get a free 30min private lesson ($25 value)

Scholarships
Call us to find out about financing and scholarships  (full and partial) for families in need. Scholarships are funded by individual donations during our fundraising campaign. For info call Juan Dies at 773.728.1164 or contact us <http://sonesdemexico.com/contact/>

Please bring a guitar! If you do not yet own a guitar, call us about affordable options.
Please Arrive Early for Tuning

Pick Your Level

Level 1

PILSEN: GUITAR CLASS FOR KIDS AND PARENTS
(Level I) Time: 10 AM – 11 AM

Children ages 9 – 14 can now learn to play guitar and learn about Mexican culture with a professional musician from Sones de México Ensemble

Level 2

PILSEN: GUITAR CLASS FOR KIDS AND PARENTS
(Level II) Time: 11 AM- 12 PM

This class is for children ages 9 – 14 who have already taken our guitar class level 1. This class will focus on new repertoire that will make students practice the skills they have learned, challenge them to learn new techniques, and continue to learn more about the culture, history and geography of Mexico.

Level 3

PILSEN: GUITAR CLASS FOR KIDS AND PARENTS
(Level III) Time: 11 am -12 pm

This class is for children ages 9 – 14 who have already taken our guitar classes before at levels 1 & 2. This class will focus on new repertoire that will make students practice the skills they have learned, challenge them to learn new techniques, and learn more about the culture, history and geography of Mexico.

Level 4

PILSEN: GUITAR CLASS FOR KIDS AND PARENTS
(Level 4) Time: 12 pm – 1 pm

In Level 4 we will ensure that all students master all the techniques covered in previous courses and we will work on more advanced repertoire.

Level 5

PILSEN: GUITAR CLASS FOR KIDS AND PARENTS
(Level 5) Time: 12 pm – 1 pm

Once students have completed the four levels of guitar classes that we offer, they can join a musical group where they can continue to learn by being introduced to a more diverse repertoire that includes several musical styles that exist in Mexico. The syllabus includes new challenges and advanced techniques, for example: bass lines, arpeggios, lead guitar lines, and various strumming patterns.

Private Lesson

(Private Lesson) Time: Time Varies
Dates Available – Schedule Today! 

Private lessons are a good complement to group classes. Take a couple of private lessons to catch up with the group if you feel you are falling behind. Perhaps you are interested in working on a particular technique or a song one-on-one.

Offering Guitar, Violin, Harp, Clarinet, Jarana, Percussion, Dance and Choir.

NEW Pilsen Location at St Adalbert Church Rectory

Sones de México Education's Mexican Music School

1650 W. 17th Street, Chicago

Location to our Pilsen Guitar classes.

For more info and class registration call:  773.728.1164

South Side-Pilsen-Guitar Classes at St Adalbert Church Rectory 1650 W 17th Street, Chicago. 

Thank You!

Your donations can sponsor a child for classes or the purchase of a guitar. Donate Today!

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Your Donation to Sones de México Ensemble can help fund a scholarship for families in need.

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