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