Date(s) - 20/05/2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mint Music Yonge & Dundas
Course Description: 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 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
Instructor: KC Roberts
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, April 8th, 3-4 PM
Class 2: Sunday, April 15th, 3-4 PM
Class 3: Sunday, April 22th, 3-4 PM
Class 4: Sunday, April 29th, 3-4 PM
Class 5: Sunday, May 6th, 3-4 PM
Class 6: Sunday, May 13th, 3-4 PM
School Closed Victoria Long Weekend
Class 7: Sunday, May 27th, 3-4 PM
Class 8: Sunday, June 3rd, 3-4 PM
Class 9: Sunday, June 10th, 3-4 PM
Class 10: Sunday, June 17th, 3-4 PM
Class 11: Sunday, June 24th, 3-4 PM
Guitars are available for rent or purchase from our school store. You can either email us at email@example.com or phone 416-707-1077 for more information.
Pre-pay for this guitar course before April 8th and SAVE Over $117.50!*
You will Receive:
• $55 off the regular course cost of $275
• 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 June 17th, 2018
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 $275 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.