january, 2019

2019wed16jan(jan 16)6:45 pmwed27mar(mar 27)8:45 pmCourse startedGuitar Beginners - Term 2Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks


January 16 (Wednesday) 6:45 pm - March 27 (Wednesday) 8:45 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks

Book a place on the course

£110 (£66) 01223 712340 - Bookings are reserved for re-enrollers until 10th December - for further information call the office on 01223 712340

Price £110.00 (£66.00)

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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?


Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
• To read music to the 2nd level/reading music with two voices
• To play barre chords and learn how to find inversions of major, minor and 7th chords
• To increase repertoire of tablature riffs and songs
• Play chord progressions to well-known songs
• Develop skills in picking and strumming techniques
• Play major and minor scales with a mind to improvise.

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?

Guitar Beginners 3.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.


James FreeI gained a BA (Hons) Degree in Music from Anglia Polytechnic University Cambridge in 1998. I have taught in England, Europe and the United States and performed at military bases, festivals, on cruise ships, in theatres, colleges, hotels and clubs.

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