Guitar - Beginners Macquarie Community College

Guitar - Beginners

Guitar - Beginners

$205 Limited inc GST
Guitar - Beginners

<h3> Guitar Lessons - Beginners - Sydney Course</h3>

<p><strong>We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.</strong></p>

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<li>Please see scheduled class for delivery format.

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Online classes will be held via Zoom’s video conferencing platform.

A link to join the class via Zoom will be sent 24-48 hours before the first class and will include a link to a Zoom “How To” document.

$230 Limited inc GST
Guitar - Beginners

<h3> Guitar Lessons - Beginners - Sydney Course</h3>

<p><strong>We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.</strong></p>

<ul>

<li>Please see scheduled class for delivery format.

...

Online classes will be held via Zoom’s video conferencing platform.

A link to join the class via Zoom will be sent 24-48 hours before the first class and will include a link to a Zoom “How To” document.

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Guitar Lessons - Beginners - Sydney Course

We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.

  • Please see scheduled class for delivery format.
  • Online classes delivered via livestream video over Zoom.

This Guitar - Beginners course is at the Stage 1 level and designed to provide the beginning guitarist with foundational technique in chords and accompaniment. It is conducted in a fun and interactive environment.

You will learn all about the guitar, how it is laid out, bar chords, open chords, basic music reading (rhythmic notation, pitch notation), strumming and picking patterns.

By the end of the course, you will be able to play chordal accompaniment to several song excerpts using a combination of open chords, bar chords and simple strumming patterns. You will have the knowledge to apply these skills into a variety of musical settings.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this course you will learn:

  • How the guitar is laid out
  • Open chords
  • Bar chords
  • Basic music reading – rhythmic notation, pitch notation
  • Strumming and picking patterns
  • Combining rhythmic reading and strumming/picking patterns to create a chordal accompaniment
  • Note: Course content is adjusted to suit each class

Course Outcome

It is intended that by the end of the course you will be able to play chordal accompaniment to several song excerpts using a combination of open chords, bar chords and simple strumming patterns. You will have the knowledge to apply these skills into a variety of musical settings.

What to Bring

  • Acoustic guitar
  • Manuscript book/writing materials
  • Electronic guitar tuner
  • Guitar picks
  • Capo

Prerequisite: Desirable

  • No prior knowledge is required for entry into this course.

Important Information

  • Students are welcome to repeat this level if they wish to spend more time on the concepts presented. If this occurs alternate examples and exercises will be provided. Course content is adjusted to suit each class.
  • Material will be presented using a combination of written and played musical examples. Students will play individually and in small groups. Feedback will be provided individually and to the group as a whole.

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Delivery Mode

  • We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.
  • To check the delivery mode of the course you are interested in please view the class timetable.

Classroom based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Classroom based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Remote learning: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material via interactive livestream video classes online.

Remote learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Livestream video classes online
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students during livestream video sessions

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course testimonials:

  • Angela said: Have enjoyed this class very much. The lessons are very well programmed and I find the tutor very encouraging. I look forward to the classes each week and hope to continue next term.

  • Angela said: The lessons were absolutely wonderful. Sam is an absolute professional. He has the ability to work with each person’s stage of the lesson.

  • Angela said: Emz is a brilliant teacher and so very generous with his time. - Angela