For children, musical education is considered as an essential need since it supports psychomotor development and provides children with an environment, where they can freely express themselves. Classical guitar is a polyphonic instrument that is widely used in musical education and, as with other instruments, it necessitates a certain level of learning discipline. The objective of the present study is to examine the « Je deviens guitariste Vol.1 » guitar method developed by Thierry Tisserand, being a composer and guitarist and affected by jazz, bossa nova, and other music genres, for children, who have no solfeggio knowledge and are having the first guitar education from scratch, and to reveal on which aspects of early-age guitar education this method has effects. The present research is a descriptive study providing a situation assessment and is based on general survey model. This qualitative study uses various document and content analysis methods. The data were obtained by analyzing this method’s contributions to the educational process and by reviewing the literature. Based on the findings obtained as a result of this research, how contributions that this method could offer for resolving the possible problems that might be observed in early-age guitar education are discussed and suggestions are provided for educator and method.
Keywords: Music, music education, classical guitar, guitar education