Virtual Guitar Lessons for Québec
Soldier On will host virtual guitar lessons in collaboration with the Troubadour Music School from October 12 to December 14. This activity will bring together both serving and retired ill/injured CAF members, allowing participants to connect through peer support and encourage a healthy and creative lifestyle. These guitar lessons will contribute as a tool to wellness and recovery for the participants.
Participants will engage in a series of 10 guitar lessons of 60 minutes each. A qualified music teacher will assist the participant through a virtual setting during the lessons.
Participant must understand that this course has 10 lessons over 10 weeks and that they must provide their own electronic device (computer, tablet) and a good internet connection.
*For participants who don’t have a guitar, Soldier On will be able to provide one. Instructions for shipping will be confirmed subsequently.
Assistance throughout the event will be provided courtesy of École de Musique Troubadour
The number of Soldier On participants is limited to ten (10).
Minimum eligibility criteria
Any serving member or veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) from the Quebec Region (Province) who acquired a permanent physical or mental health illness or injury while enrolled as a member of the CAF; whether attributable or not to service.
Medical clearance may be required by your chain of command but is not required by Soldier On because the activity is virtual.
Mental & Physical Requirements
- Participants must be able to tolerate one hour of light paced activities for each session.
- Participants will be joined with other ill/injured members and a civilian instructor, and therefore should be able to function in a virtual social environment.
- Participants should be able to perform light upper body / wrist motions without being in violation of any MELs.