September 23 (Wednesday) 6:45 pm - December 2 (Wednesday) 8:45 pm
length of course
This short 20 hour course is for adults who would rather learn from the safety of their own home for now. BRIEF DESCRIPTION This online Guitar
This short 20 hour course is for adults who would rather learn from the safety of their own home for now.
This online Guitar course is for the complete beginner with little or no musical knowledge or experience. Techniques and skills will be taught aimed at preparing the learner to play any style of guitar music. The guitar beginners course will provide an introduction to reading music and tablature, tuning and replacing strings, playing techniques and building up a repertoire of songs, chord progressions and guitar riffs.
Please note: This course is delivered online; you must be able to join in with Microsoft Teams at the time the course takes place. You will need a device to access the lessons and WIFI.The course is fully funded by Cambridgeshire Skills, so full attendance is required; you will also need to complete an enrolment form so that the office can apply for the funding and complete an online individual learning plan weekly with your tutor.
OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE:
By the end of the course the learner will be able to:
Play chord and riffs to well-known songs, read written music and tablature, perform strumming, finger picking and plectrum techniques, play scales with a mind to improvise, replace strings and tune the guitar, recognise music terms and symbols.
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE NEEDED:
EXTRA COSTS ON THE COURSE FOR EXAMPLE TEXT BOOK, MATERIALS OR EQUIPMENT:
The Guitarist’s Way Book 1 by Peter Nuttall and John Whitworth, Holley Music, approximate cost £6.00
FOR THE FIRST SESSION YOU WILL NEED:
One working guitar of any kind, (nylon string, steel string or electric) and The Guitarist’s Way Book 1
ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, WHAT MIGHT YOUR NEXT STEPS BE
Adult Learn and Train will be offering continuation courses; if it is still unsafe to return to the classroom, a further online course may be provided.
TO BOOK YOUR PLACE
£130 (£78 Concession price) call the office on 01223 712340 to pay with your card.
James FreeJames Free is a multi instrumentalist with over 20 years of experience in teaching and performing music. He gained a BA(Hons) degree in Music from Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge in 1998 and a PTLLS teaching qualification also from Cambridge. He has since gone on to perform across the UK, Europe and the United States with a variety of artists and acts at many venues including Glastonbury