Music: Guitar Acoustic - Beginner 2 - (23/4) - LEI52962M

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Next term start date

23 Apr 2019


Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: LEI52962M

From Wednesday 5 December 2018: Book online (anytime) or phone Leith Academy (0131 553 2810) between 10am and 4pm.

  • Leith Academy (AEP)
    20 Academy Park,
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £30.00 for term
  • Tuesday 18:30

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: This class is all about progressing knowledge of contemporary and historic styles and playing of the guitar. LEARNING OUTCOMES: By the end of the course students will have learned: 1. String names and all 'open' chords 2. How to change between chords and make each chord resonate 3. How to read and understand chord diagrams and guitar tablature and some music theory. 4. How to improvise in any key. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: A relaxed paced and fun acoustic guitar class. This class is run by a professional working musician with over 25 years experience teaching and working in the music industry. He has programmed an exciting class tailored to the real needs of the students. Not to be missed this is a great opportunity to gain enthusiasm and further the enjoyment of playing the guitar! MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS: Bring along your favourite songs you would like to play. It is advisable to have your own guitar as you will need to practise at home to benefit fully. Accessories such as foot rest, spare strings and songbook may be required, only after discussion in lesson one. Also a notebook, pencil and rubber would be useful for each session.

Term information

  • Date term started:23 Apr 2019 (starts in 35 days)
  • Duration:5 lessons - 5 lessons remaining
  • Places:14
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

  • Standard price
  • Reduced
    • 16 or 17 years old
    • 60+, retired, and not in employment.
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA), PIP or Carer's Allowance
    • Full time student.
  • Concession
    • Council Tax Reduction Scheme (NB: Not single person/occupancy discount)
    • Employment Support Allowance
    • Housing Benefit
    • Incapacity Benefit
    • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
    • Income Support
    • NASS Support
    • Pension Credit
    • Universal Credit
    • Working Tax Credit

Remaining dates and times (5 lessons)

Date Day Time
23 Apr 2019 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
30 Apr 2019 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
07 May 2019 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
14 May 2019 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
21 May 2019 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Venue details

Leith Academy (AEP)

20 Academy Park
Tel: (0131) 553 2810
Email: admin@leith.edin.sch.uk

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