Guitar@Home Academy

The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted the education of students throughout Cleveland and beyond. In response, the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society developed the Guitar@Home Academy as a way to connect with interested music students of all skill levels.

Guitar@Home Academy is available at no cost to
Cleveland public school students in Grades 5-12
who want to learn the guitar

No prior music experience is necessary!


Interested in signing up for lessons? Fill out this form to get started!
Don’t have a guitar? Contact us at so we can help you find one!
¿Estás interesado en inscribirte a clases de guitarra? ¡Completa este formulario para comenzar!
¿No tienes guitarra en casa?
¡Escribenos a para que podamos ayudarte a tener una!

Sample Repertoire

Click on the pieces below to access sheet music for these original technical exercises and compositions written by CCGS teachers and students.

Building Technique:

4 x 4 – Right Hand Warm-up

On/Off – Left Hand Warm-up

Original Compositions:

Afternoon Lullaby (by Adam Satorius, Guitar Instructor)

Race Against Time (by Brian Gaudino, Director of Education)

Wave Blues (by a CCGS middle school student)

Below is a video for Race Against Time performed by Brian Gaudino. It is an example of the educational videos we host on the CCGS Flipgrid resource made available to students.


Guitar Instructor Alejandro Rodriguez teaches
a CCGS student using FaceTime.


In-person instruction is the most effective method for success on a musical instrument. However, online tools and video conferencing allow CCGS teachers to connect with students when it would otherwise be impossible. Enrolled students will have access to Flipgrip to utilize educational videos produced by CCGS, as well as upload their own videos to receive feedback from instructors.


CCGS looks forward to providing an outlet for musical instruction and creative expression for students in Cleveland during a time when they need it the most.


Interested in contacting CCGS Staff with questions about the Guitar@Home Academy?
Please send us a message via the CCGS contact form.