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Guitar - Beginners - Hawkinge Community Centre

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Hawkinge Community Centre, Hawkinge
Level 1
19:00 - 20:30
10 weeks

This course has started, but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 22 22* and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running

This course aims to build a solid foundation of knowledge for playing guitar from beginner's level. Students will play simple pieces of music up to and including grade 1 level. The course will also cover some music theory, sight reading and techniques for playing guitar.

By the end of the course you should be able to:
Play technical exercises (including scales) at beginners level.
Play pieces of music (individual, duet, ensemble) at beginners level.
Understand and apply music theory at beginners level.
Sight read music at beginners level.

To benefit fully from this course, students are advised to practice the exercises and pieces in their own time.

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: James Rowdon

James Rowdon was born in Dorset and studied both jazz and classical styles of guitar. He obtained a degree in contemporary music from Canterbury Christ Church University and takes great pride in seeing his students succeed on the guitar. James performs frequently throughout South East Kent in jazz and afrobeat ensembles, as well as performing solo classical guitar at local events.

View all courses taught by James Rowdon here

How will I be taught?

Students will be taught both as a group and one to one, with opportunities to perform and practice individually, in duets and as an ensemble. The tutor will give detailed instructions and demonstrations.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need to bring your own guitar to class.

What can I do next?

Students can progress to higher grade levels if required. Enrol early as places cannot be guaranteed.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course. No previous experience or knowledge is required.

Getting to your course

Find us

Hawkinge Community Centre
Heron Forstal Avenue
CT18 7FP

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code FOL/111737/K/NC.