Oral History Information
Marlene Hutchinson has come up with several clever ways to encourage people to become music makers. With an emphasis on fun and ease, she had such success with her own guitar students that she wrote a number of method books all with the aim of empowering first-time musicians and inspiring those returning to their instruments. Marlene developed a workshop that turned into a PBS television series called Learn to Play Guitar in a Day. This unique method has since been featured on many networks and programs around the world and has resulted in several publications including Learn to Play Guitar in a Day, How Making Music Affects Your Brian, and Marlene’s Tips for Guitar Playing Success. Marlene continues to inspire music makers young and old, having created a podcast and on her website she posts a new tip for playing each week.