Helping you Achieve...
Growth, Fulfillment & Happiness
Home Study Courses, Live Lessons and Sessions,
and Programs for the Elderly.

Let Versatile, Experienced, Patient and Friendly Teacher,
Performer and Author Michael D. Purvis...

Gain Confidence, Fulfillment and Musicianship!

with Michael
Children, Youths, Young Adults and Adults who are in the Indianapolis area
can schedule live sessions with Michael at his home.

$18.00 per lesson
(Sliding scale is available for those with special financial circumstances.
Contact Michael for details.)

Here is What you will Learn
in live Guitar Lessons with Michael:

Goals for Guitar
(Children, Youths, Adults and Seniors)

1. Learn the basics of music, musicianship, musicality
2. Learn the guitar using the classic and time tested Mel Bay Guitar method, with Michael Purvis as your instructor and guide
3. Learn to play a variety of types of music, plus the option of playing the music of particular performers or songwriters which you admire
4. Learn the notes on all six strings
5. Play melodies correctly with correct fingering and rhythm in solos which increase in difficulty
6. Play duets with your teacher (Note duets, duets with chord accompaniment)
7. Switch off playing accompaniment and melody with your teacher
8. Learn basic chords
9. Learn bar chord patterns and their variations in various positions on the fretboard (this will allow you to play virtually any chord)
10. Learn finger picking patterns
11. Learn finger plucking patterns
12. Learn various strums with pick using varying and moving bass notes
13. Learn various picking patterns with pick using varying and moving bass notes
14. Learn chord-melody (playing melody and chords together)

Michael Purvis

About Michael
and his work

A letter from
as Teacher

A letter from
as Life Coach

Visit Michael's
other sites
and blogs...
and discover
all he has
to offer to you
and to those
you love!

To Schedule Lessons Contact Michael:
By Email


You Can Learn to Play Guitar, with Michael! Series
Four Volumes of Guitar Instruction
Home Study Materials

in CD, Cassette, Video, and Book with FREE offer:
Price for entire series reflects volume four as FREE!

Volume One
Who is Michael? The Basics of Music, the Basics of Guitar, Tuning your Guitar

Volume Two
Review of Basics of Music and Guitar, Learn to Play Notes on all Six Strings

Volume Three
Review Basics of Music and Guitar, Learn to Play Simple Chords,
Basic Chords, Bar Chords

Volume Four
Review Basics of Music and Guitar, Strums and Finger Picking


Please Note:
It is strongly recommended that students/customer buy the book and CD together for each volume, as they complement each other. The student will want to be looking at their book as they are listening to the recordings or watching the video. Michael, as their teacher, leads viewers/readers through the books via the recordings and videos - so both the book and the recording/video are integral to the learing experience.

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