Free guitar lessons for senior citizens will begin with an orientation class on Friday, February 24, at 9 a.m. at the Oak Ridge Senior Center, which was recently relocated to the Oak Ridge Civic Center at 1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike.
Regular classes will begin the following Friday, March 3, and are open to area seniors ages 50 and older. All levels of guitar players are welcome. Beginner’s lessons start at 9 a.m., with intermediate lessons following. Bass guitar lessons are also included.
Wendall Cook, who has many years of experience playing and teaching, conducts the lessons, a press release said. Members from the class provide music for the Senior Center Christmas Party. They also play at various nursing homes, retirement centers, and other venues from time to time.
For more information on this or any other programs offered by the Oak Ridge Senior Center, please call (865) 425-3999.