What is the course about?
You will learn and develop a range of skills required to play the acoustic guitar. There will be tutor explanations and practical demonstrations to help you develop your skills as well as gain knowledge of guitar chord shapes and guitar tabs. You will learn how to tune the guitar and develop your knowledge of the language and vocabulary associated with guitars and music development. You will also develop the ability and confidence to play both individually and as part of a group.
The course content will be negotiated to meet your needs and will include some of the following:
- The history and construction of the guitar;
- The tuning of the instrument;
- The names of the strings;
- Chord boxes and how to read them;
- Basic chord shapes;
- Strumming patterns and keeping time.