Date(s) - 18/08/2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mint Music Yonge & Dundas
The purpose of this class is to strum, fingerpick, play fun songs as a class that will significantly increase your repertoire of performable songs. Through learning a variety of different songs, strumming patterns and soloing techniques you will gain skills that will increase your musicianship, instincts and your ability to learn music fast and perform it solidly. We will learn and play through the material as a class, together, and if you want you can even sing along. This class will help you develop a good rhythm feel, so you can play with others easier. Class members are invited to perform as a group at our school concerts at the end of the course which is free for anyone to attend. Class size is limited to 6 people.
Learn how to play and strum from this list of songs and more: Wild Horses (Rolling Stones), Patience (Guns ‘n Roses), Hotel California (The Eagles), Heart Of Gold (Neil Young), Soak Up The Sun (Sheryl Crow), Country Roads (John Denver), Iris (Goo-Goo Dolls), Lola (The Kinks), Harvest Moon (Neil Young), Karma Police (Radiohead), Wanted Dead or Alive (Bon Jovi), Closer To The Heart (Rush), Summer Of 69 (Bryan Adams), Runaway Train (Soul Asylym), Free Falling (Tom Petty), Yesterday (The Beatles), Friday I’m In Love (The Cure), Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison), Losing My Religion (REM), Yesterday (The Beatles), Hey Joe (Jimi Hendrix), I Can’t Help Falling In Love (Elvis Presley), Free Falling (Tom Petty), Just Breathe (Pearl Jam), Angie (The Stones), Mary Jane’s Last Dance (Tom Petty), Mr. Jones (Counting Crows), Round Here (Counting Crows), Mrs. Robinson (Paul Simon), Landslide (Fleetwood Mac)
Plus we can discuss learning other tunes as we are always open to song selections and suggestions from our students.
In this course, you will learn a couple of Fingerpicking tunes like “Just Breathe”, “Spanish Romance” and “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac.
We will also focus on developing your ” Minor and Major Bar Chords”, and learn songs that utilize them.
You will also learn cool 12 bar blues riffs that you can apply to your playing.
Requirements: Able to read tab and chord charts. Able to strum in a basic and rhythmic way. Can change between G, C, D, Dm, D7, A, Am, E, Em, F Chords.
“Music is a more potent instrument for education than any other.” – Plato
Taught by: Toronto Guitar School Instructor KC Roberts
Here are two videos of KC Roberts playing his own original music on Acoustic and Electric Guitar:
“Dustin It Off”
“Find You Again”
CLASS SCHEDULE: (No classes on weekends with statutory holidays)
Class 1: Sunday, July 7th, 2-3 PM
Class 2: Sunday, July 14th, 2-3 PM
Class 3: Sunday, July 21st, 2-3 PM
Class 4: Sunday, July 28th, 2-3 PM
Closed for Civic Holiday long weekend
Class 5: Sunday, August 11th, 2-3 PM
Class 6: Sunday, August 18th, 2-3 PM
Class 7: Sunday, August 25th, 2-3 PM
Closed for Labour Day long weekend
Class 8: Sunday, September 8th, 2-3PM
Class 9: Sunday, September 15th, 2-3 PM
Class 10: Sunday, September 22nd, 2-3 PM
Pre-pay for this guitar course before July 7th and SAVE Over $112.50!*
You will Receive:
• $50 off the regular course cost of $250 ($25 per class)
• 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 first day of course
Payments can also be made in person at the Toronto Guitar School‘s Yonge and Dundas location (116 Bond Street) by appointment only. Cheque, VISA, debit 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 $250 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 416-707-1077 if you have any further questions.