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February 2020 Recital

Community Music DivisionAdult & Teen Guitar

Adult & Teen Beginning Guitar

Adult & Teen Guitar is an introduction to guitar playing. Students will learn how to read music and chord symbols, proper playing technique, and good practice habits. No experience required but students must furnish their own guitars.

Fall 2023

Instructor: Edward McConkey

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 7 - 8 p.m.

Location: Diehn FPA, Room 2101

Dates: October 3 - December 5 (9 weeks)

Price: $225

CEU Credit: .9 units

Registration Begins: September 1, 2023

Spring 2024

Instructor: Edward McConkey

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 7 - 8 p.m.

Location: Diehn Fine and Performing Arts, Room 2101

Dates: February 6 - April 9- (9 weeks)

Price: $225

CEU Credit: .9 units

Registration Begins: December 1, 2023


To withdraw from a course you must send a request in writing to oducmd@odu.edu or call 757-683-4075 one business day prior to the start date of the course. Failure to attend a course does not constitute withdrawal. Course registration fees, less a $25 processing fee will be refunded via check per Old Dominion University policy (we are unable to return money to a debit or credit card). There are no refunds once the class has begun.


Guitarist Edward McConkey received a BA in Music from Old Dominion University in 2002. He studied classical guitar under Michael Murphy, Linda Murphy, and Larry Driver and performed in Master Classes for David Russell and William Kanengeiser. Read More. . .




Assigned by instructor

Delivery Method

Live, in class, hands on instruction

Learning Objectives

  • Basic chords
  • Proper playing technique
  • Parts of a guitar
  • Group playing

Target Audience

Ages 13 and up

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