Folk and pop guitar taster

Course Dates: 09/07/19
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutor: David Harrison

Learn the essential chords that will begin your guitar career, and develop the motor skill to strum pop songs. Please bring an acoustic guitar. tutor : David Harrison.


What is the course about?

Essential guitar technique : chord shapes on the fretboard, chord symbols on paper, reading tablature, playing in time.

What will we cover?

Chord strumming patterns and finger-picking. We'll learn to play the chords of simple songs.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Read chord symbols and play (together) several songs using 3 or 4 chords.
Tune your guitar.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Ideal for absolute beginners. This is a taste of guitar study, so you may decide to follow a longer course in future.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Play as a group following your tutor's guidance, demonstartion and instruction. Practice between classes is essential to making progress.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Bring any style of acoustic guitar.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

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


Book your place

Course Code: ME960A

Tue, eve, 09 Jul - 09 Jul '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £19.00
Senior fee: £19.00
Concession: £19.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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Any questions?
or call 020 7492 2630

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online Help Center. You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.