About Christopher Horne
Get to know Christopher Horne
I am a professional musician with many years of experience.
My Mission is to bring the joy of music and guitar to all my students
Private guitar lessons from age 11- 18
Won two Talent shows at Elkton High School 1990 and 1991
B.A. In Commercial music from Shenandoah Conservatory in 1995.
I studied Theory, Jazz Guitar, Classical Guitar, Songwriting, Recording, Sight Singing, Conducting and played in a Classical Guitar Ensemble
PRIVATE TEACHING STUDIO
Started teaching in 1997, and have been teaching private lessons ever since. Going on 24 years now
All styles of rock from the 50's to present day (beginner to advanced)
Classical (Beginner) and Jazz (beginner) ,
Blues and Funk and Pop styles are also explored, Plus Songwriting and Recording Techniques
*I also teach beginner bass lessons
As well as having my own personal students (Soulstrings Inc.)
I have also been teaching through Music and Arts in Middletown and Camden, De
(Started there in 2015)
"I love teaching guitar and helping people experience the joys of music.
Over the years I have successfully taught many people of different ages, abilities and personalities."
I am currently the Bandleader and Lead guitarist and Co-Lead Vocalist in an Acoustic Trio called The Everafter
We play cover songs and a few originals and we gig from Wilmington, De to Ocean City, Md
open chords, barre chords, power chords, triads, 7th chords, suspended chords
The 5 positions, 5 pentatonics, the blues note, 7 modes, harmonic minor, melodic minor etc.
hammer ons, pull offs, alternate picking, two hand tapping, arpeggios, basic Iicks,
Sweep picking, string skipping, phrasing, triads, bends, slides etc.
Mel Bay or Hal Leonard Method 1, 2, 3, 4, plus holiday songs
Formulas for the major/minor scale, chords, intervals, chord progressions, harmony,
Classic guitar riffs that built the foundation of modern guitar and are standard in the guitarist
The student learns to take the theory, chords, scales and songs we have learned to personalize their guitar playing and find their own identity
I take the student through the basics of songwriting. We will analyze other songs and write our own !
*A lot of my lessons are also accompanied with play along videos I create for my students
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