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Mike Murtha plays bass guitar and sings while members of his beginning guitar class play along. Murtha teaches the guitar class for St. Croix Central Community Education.

Guitar students learn from band


On Tuesday Oct. 30, a group of guitarists gathered in a room at St. Croix Central Middle School and played and sang music ranging from "Amazing Grace" and "You Are My Sunshine" to a typical 1950s chord progression. Four members of the group didn't know how to play a guitar when the class began.

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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