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Marlene Hutchinson

Marlene Hutchinson, BSBA, CTC, instructor, musician, published author, producer, and founder of Marlene's Music, developed a simple method of learning to play guitar that has influenced and inspired guitarists around the world!

Her popular Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!® program, as seen by millions on PBS, has been featured on CBS, NBC, NPR, Acoustic Guitar, the Women's International Music Network, several news publications, and is a 2014 Player's Choice Award nominee.

She is the author, producer, and host of several DVDs, books, articles, and seminars, as well as her celebrated podcast, Tips For Guitar Playing Success.

Her website is