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Music @ NCL: Learning The First Position

May 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Lamb Room

This discussion will begin with identifying the notes in the first position of the guitar and learn how to use the dots/inlays to locate the notes on the upper positions of the fretboard.


Musician, composer and educator MICHAEL-LOUIS SMITH received his Masters in Music from the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College and has over two decades of experience arranging, performing, and recording music. In 2001 he began providing at home music instruction for students of all ages from age 3 to 70 years young, a service which over the years has helped guide/educate hundreds of pupils from early beginner to advanced on their musical  journey.

Michael along with his wife Christina and five-year-old son Braven moved to New Canaan from Harlem, NYC in 2014. Since joining the community, he has presented concerts and music theory workshops at the library, his band has donated their talents to help the Young Women’s League of New Canaan raise funds for charity, and he has performed and helped develop a jazz concert series at the Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park.


May 5, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Lamb Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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