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Friday, 05 January 2018 04:05

Please note that the Guitar course will start on January 14, 2018 at 4pm.

Requirement: 5 to 99 years old, bring your own guitar or ukulele for young beginners.

Class size: 5 to 6 students per group divided by age.

Course Scope:

This course is designed for students with no previous guitar experience. Students will receive guidance and direction in solving problems related to playing the

guitar at a beginning level and will learn many of the different styles, skills and techniques required to become a successful guitarist. Areas of concentration

include: correct posture, note reading, aural skills, flat-picking, singing songs, rhythmic patterns, chord study, finger-picking styles, musical forms,

improvisation and performing experiences.

Course Goals:

1. To develop correct posture and hand position

2. To identify the parts of the guitar

3. To demonstrate the proper tuning of the guitar by pitch matching

4. To understand the history and origin of the guitar

5. To learn basic fundamentals of musical notation

6. To learn basic chords and single notes in first position

7. To learn proper strumming, finger style and flat picking techniques and accompaniments

8. To become aware of career opportunities

9. To participate in performance and evaluation of music

10. To demonstrate basic notating skills

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