april, 2022

2022wed27apr(apr 27)6:45 pmwed06jul(jul 6)8:45 pmGuitar Beginners - Term 3£140 (£84 Concession). Practical hands on course in a group settingColeridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks

Time

April 27 (Wednesday) 6:45 pm - July 6 (Wednesday) 8:45 pm

Location

Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks

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Course details

Brief Description

This course is suitable for you if you are a beginner with little or no musical knowledge or experience. Techniques and skills will be aimed at preparing you to play any style of guitar music. The course will provide an introduction to reading music and tablature, successful tuning and replacing strings, playing/performance techniques and building a repertoire of songs and exercises. You will need to bring your own guitar to classes.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

None.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
1. Read music and understand musical terms to the 3rd level
2. Play major, minor and pentatonic scales with a mind to improvise
3. Extend repertoire of songs to the third level
4. Increase knowledge of chords and music theory and it’s use in more challenging material.
5. Develop picking, finger style and strumming techniques through study of new material

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:

Cost of a method book available from the tutor at the first session. Approximate cost £5.50

For the first session you will need to bring:

One working guitar; acoustic, classical or steel string.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Your tutor will advise you.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.

Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sunday’s , you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE

To book your place call the office on 01223 712340

Tutor

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

 

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