Date(s) - 08/07/2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mint Music Yonge & Dundas


Course Description:

This Electric Intermediate course with KC Roberts will focus on learning interesting and challenging Fingerstyle, Strumming, Rock and Blues pieces from beginning to end. KC will help you develop complex and fulfilling guitar songs, pieces and skills which will raise your electric guitar playing to new and exciting places! To attend this class please ensure you have good tab reading ability, can strum rhythmically and fingerpick at an intermediate level and have no problem playing bar chords and improvising.

Class size is limited to 6 people and places are filled on a first come first serve basis. If you would rather not bring your own amp to class the Toronto Guitar School has guitar amps you can use.

Repertoire and Materials Covered:

Cissy Strut – The Meters, Back In Black – ACDC, Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns and Roses, Over The Hills And Far Away – Led Zeppelin, Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard, Just – Radiohead, Jonny B. Goode – Chuck Berry, Layla – Eric Clapton, Sultans Of Swing – Dire Straights, Alive – Pearl Jam, Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix, One – Metallica, Beat It – Michael Jackson, Dream On – Aerosmith, Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix, Gimme Shelter – Rolling Stones, Soul To Squeeze – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mary Had A Little Lamb – SRV, Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin, Interstate Love Song – STP, Everlong – Foo Fighters, Paranoid Android – Radiohead, Given To Fly – Pearl Jam, Honky Tonk Woman – The Rolling Stones and More…

Using the 12 bar blues riffs and pieces this class will help develop your improvisation. The course will cover blues scales, major/minor scales, arpeggios, and provide you with a deeper understanding of chords and musical theory.

Course Requirements:

Completion of any Guitar 3 Level Course or equivalent Intermediate Level skills in strumming, chord knowledge, tab reading, technique, and fingerpicking.

Taught by Toronto Guitar School Instructor KC Roberts!

kc roberts toronto guitar school instructor

KC is an accomplished guitar player and band leader based out of Toronto, Canada. A graduate of the Jazz guitar program at Humber College, KC has opened for or shared the stage with acts like The Black Eyed Peas, Jim Cuddy, Rhianna, Jimmy Cliff, Jack Bruce, Talib Kweli, Lee Fields, Lettuce, Alanis Morissette and Finger Eleven. KC also played and toured for Canadian Idol winner Brian Melo, with whom he performed on MTV Canada to a national audience.

KC is also an established singer/songwriter in Toronto, having written and recorded 100+ original songs in his career thus far. Since 2007, he has been the leader/singer/guitar player of an 8 piece band called KC Roberts & The Live Revolution (KCLR). KCLR has released 5 full length records, played festivals and shows all over Canada and the U.S, Sold over 3,000 CD’s in Japan, acquired hundreds of thousands of Youtube views on their channel, and have a large and loyal fan base across the country. KC is the principal songwriter and musical director of the band, having written most of the horn lines, bass lines, grooves, melodies and chordal harmony and all the lyrics and guitar parts in the band’s catalogue. KC’s music is regularly played on CBC radio.

KC has been teaching in professionally since 2004. Through the years, he has developed economical ways to help students make leaps in their learning and ability.

Here are a couple videos of KC Roberts playing his own original music on Acoustic and Electric Guitar

“Dustin It Off”

“Find You Again”


Class 1: Sunday, July 8th, 4-5 PM

Class 2: Sunday, July 15th, 4-5 PM

Class 3: Sunday, July 22nd, 4-5 PM

Class 4: Sunday, July 29th, 4-5 PM

School Closed Civic Long Weekend

Class 5: Sunday, August 12th, 4-5 PM

Class 6: Sunday, August 19th, 4-5 PM

Class 7: Sunday, August 26th, 4-5 PM

School Closed Labour Day Long Weekend

Class 8: Sunday, Sept 9th, 4-5 PM

Guitars are available for rent or purchase from our school store. You can either email us at or phone 416-707-1077 for more information.


Pre-pay for this guitar course before it begins and SAVE Over $102.50!*

You will Receive:

• $40 off the regular course cost of $160

• 50% discount on 1-hour private music lessons (Savings of $37.50)**

• AND one FREE additional guitar class**

Bonus: Those enrolled in our guitar courses ALWAYS receive the discounted rate on all of our classes and courses.

* This offer may not be combined with any other special offers or discounts

** Must be redeemed before the last day of the course.

Payments can be made using email transfer by sending payment to the Toronto Guitar School’s official email address Please contact the school directly through email or phone (416-707-1077) before making payment for instructions.

Payments can also be made in person at the Toronto Guitar School’s Yonge and Dundas location (116 Bond Street) by appointment only. Cheque or cash are the accepted methods of payment at this location.

Payment must be received 24 hours prior to the start of the class to receive the discounted price otherwise the regular course rate of $200 applies. If you would like to join the class as a drop-in student the fee is $25 per class. Drop-ins will not be allowed past the 3rd class. Feel free to email us at or phone 416-707-1077 if you have any further questions.