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Guitar - Intermediate

Guitar - Intermediate

$185 Limited inc GST
Guitar - Intermediate

<p><h3> Guitar Lessons – Stage 2 – Sydney Course </h3> </p><p>Guitar Stage 2 will build and develop your guitar playing skills. You will continue to learn new songs on your guitar while you explore

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$185 Limited inc GST

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Guitar Lessons – Stage 2 – Sydney Course

Guitar Stage 2 will build and develop your guitar playing skills. You will continue to learn new songs on your guitar while you explore different keys, more complex playing styles, improvisation and performance. This course follows on from Stage 1 and is presented in a fun, interactive and collaborative environment.

Macquarie Community College also operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Eastwood, Chatswood, Blacktown, Richmond and many more. Enrol online today or call us to have a chat about your options.

Course Outline

In this course you will learn several complete songs with focus on:

  • Presentation of pieces for study with explanation of techniques required to play them
  • Chordal aspects of pieces for study including moveable chord shapes utilising triads and seventh chords
  • Melodic aspects of pieces for study including keys, scales and their positioning on the guitar
  • Solo aspects of pieces for study including scales, arpeggios and melodic development
  • Practice methods and application
  • Basic music theory as applied to the guitar

Note: Course content is adjusted to suit different experience levels within the class

Course Outcome

  • It is intended that by the end of the course you will be able to play chordal accompaniment and melodies to several entire songs.
  • You will have the knowledge to apply these skills to a variety of musical settings. Students have the opportunity to practise the application of new skills on a piece of music of their own choosing. This will be presented to the group in the final week.

What to Bring

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

Important Information

  • Guitar Stage 2 is designed for students to repeat multiple times. In light of this course, content is changed each term.

Prerequisite: Essential

  • It is preferable for to you have completed Guitar Stage 1 at Macquarie Community College once or twice before attempting Guitar Stage 2. Skills required for successful transition into Guitar Stage 2 are: an ability to play some open chords, a basic understanding of bar chords (at least root note on string 6 and 5 major and minor shapes) and elementary music reading skills.

Delivery Mode

  • This is a group class. Material is 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.

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