What is the course about?
Learn technique and repertoire for flamenco guitar.
What will we cover?
Play flamenco chords, scales and rhythms. Understand the cadences and subtleties of the flamenco guitar.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Play falsetas - riffs - in the rhythms of Slea, Bulerias and Seguyrilla.
Recognise flamenco guitar cadences.
Improve your technique and motor skills on the guitar.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You need to have a good working knowledge of arpeggios, scales and chords : major and minor in the first position.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will be taught to play flamenco guitar in a group. The tutor will address individual needs and requests. You will be given notation and tab scores to read. You will also be asked to memorise the riffs taught in the lessons.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Bring a classical or flamenco guitar. Music materials supplied. Bring a device to record parts of the sessions.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
More flamenco guitar !
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details