Date(s) - 29/01/2017
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mint Music Yonge & Dundas
This is your last chance to join our Accelerated Guitar 1 Course for Beginner Guitarists. Our Thursday class is now SOLD OUT but we have a few spots still available in our Sunday class.
This is a great opportunity to try out our most popular Beginner Guitar Course for only $15. If you decide you would like to join the course at the end of the class, you can join the class for the reduced price of $105!
This class provides you with 1.5 Hours of weekly classroom instruction starting Sunday, January 29th, at 1:30 PM (excluding holiday weekends) and finishing Sunday, February 26th, 2017.
What you get:
— 1.5 Hours of weekly classroom instruction (Class size limited to 10 students)
— Learn all the basic techniques and knowledge required to play guitar.
— Learn to play popular songs and develop your skills in a group setting.
— Learn from a pro instructor with over 15 years teaching/performance experience
— Receive printed copies of all music and material covered in class, as well as audio recordings and a chance to jam and perform with your group outside of your regular classes to further aid in your learning and musical development.
Class Instructor: KC Roberts
Guitars are available for rent or purchase from our school. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 416-707-1077 for more information.
Class 1: Sunday, January 29th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Class 2: Sunday, February 5th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Class 3: Sunday, February 12th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Class 4: Sunday, February 19th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Class 5: Sunday, February 26th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
DETAILED COURSE OBJECTIVES
To provide students with strong fundamentals in guitar essentials such as proper posture, hand and arm positions and finger technique such as hammer-ons and pull-offs. Graduates will have a firm knowledge of all the notes on the guitar fretboard and can easily switch between G, C, F, Dm, D7, A, Am, E and Em.
By the end of the course, students can expect to be comfortable reading tablature and be able to sight read basic rhythm, note and chord notation. They also should be confident playing in a group setting, switching between rhythm, lead and bass parts. Students will also be taught basic song structures, dynamics and other essential music elements.
The basic 12 bar blues form will also be taught. Introduction to keys and chord progressions and an overview of essential open chords, pentatonic scales and power chords will be provided.
Helpful guitar practice techniques will be also demonstrated and students will be shown how to work with a metronome. Students will develop a proficiency on the basic rhythms, chords and scales and be able to play simple melody riffs. Techniques for keeping time and practicing and counting rhythm will also be covered.
Group Performance Opportunity: All class participants will get the opportunity to perform with their class for a friendly and welcoming audience at the next scheduled Toronto Guitar School Social and Concert!
The cost of this class is $15 when you pre-pay in advance through email transfer and Register on the Meetup. If you do not pre-pay, cost of this drop in class is $20. Spots will be filled by those who pre-pay on a first come first serve basis.
Payments can also be made in person at the Toronto Guitar School/Mint Music’s Yonge and Dundas location (116 Bond Street) by appointment only. Personal Cheque or Cash are the accepted payment methods at this location.
The cost of the course is $105 if you pay in full at the end of your class on Sunday January 29th.
Feel free to email us at email@example.com or phone 416-707-1077 if you have any further questions.