L.J. Alleman Guitar Program

L.J. Alleman Arts Academy

Lafayette, LA



May Dates & Deadlines


April 28-May 16 - Arts Critique assignment: Each guitar student must attend one arts elective performance or exhibit other than that in their own arts elective areas.  They must have the teacher in charge sign the printed program and hand in their critique on or before May 16. click here for assignment



May 10 - Student Arts Showcase in downtown Lafayette from 12-8.  L.J. Alleman Arts Departments will be showcased from 2-3. The Cowboy Project will be showcased from 5:30-6pm.




May 20 - Guitar Spring Concert. 6:30 LJA cafeteria.




Parents & Students:  This is the new place to find out about guitar assignments and events. Bookmark this address: http://tinyurl.com/ljaguitar It replaces my schoolnotes.com page.


Practice and homework assignments are posted weekly and linked to my lesson plans. Click the HOMEWORK button on the left hand menu.


Practice times:

Guitar I - 30 minutes per day, 5 days per week

Guitar II - 40 minutes per day, 5 days per week

Guitar III & IV - 45 minutes per day, 5 days per wk

Practice sessions should include:

  • warm up (finger patterns, scales, chord progressions) - 1/4 of the practice time
  • new and familiar repertoire - at least half of the practice time
  • students' choice repertoire - 1/4 of the practice time

Practicing in front of family members is encouraged.



Events and performances are posted on the Calendar - Click on the Homework and Events button.


I will add documents, parents notes, and links once I figure out how.


Check here often.  Parents who understand class expectations can help their children succeed in guitar.


Thanks for your support, 

Jane Vidrine

L.J. Alleman Guitar Program Director

Lafayette, LA