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Guitar - Beginners - Online Live

Price:
£95.00
Starts:
08/09/2020
Day of week:
TUE
Ends:
17/11/2020
Location:
Real time Online
Level:
Level 1
Time:
18:00 - 19:30
Duration:
10 weeks

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 have with me?

You will need to have your own guitar for class.
You can access the class from your computer equipped with a camera and a microphone, from a laptop (where the camera and microphone should be built-in), a tablet or a smartphone. Before each lesson, the tutor may send you by email essential lesson information/handouts for you to consult in advance, and before the class starts, the tutor will have sent you by email an invitation to join, which will be a simple weblink to click. The system is free and easy to use. Should you have questions about the required equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or by email. Instructions are also available on our website www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.

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.

This course will be delivered online.

You can access the class from your computer equipped with a camera and a microphone, from a laptop (where the camera and microphone should be built-in), a tablet or a smartphone.

Before each lesson, the tutor may send you by email essential lesson information/handouts for you to consult in advance, and before the class starts, the tutor will have sent you by email an invitation to join, which will be a simple weblink to click. The system is free, secure and easy to use. Should you have questions about the required equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or by email. Instructions are also available on our website www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.

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Instructions will be sent to you by your tutor

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code FOL/86595/J/NC.

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