Adult guitar - Beginners 1 @ 114 Blackwood St

Course summary

Give up air guitar and unleash your inner Hendrix. Learn the basics of playing the most popular instrument on the planet. This class focuses on experiencing the feel of the left hand and changing between chords in the keys of G and C fluently. Suitable for those who are absolute beginners, get started and learn a few tunes as you begin your musical journey. Enjoy a small class size.

This course is fully booked. Please email with your contact details to go on the wait list

What you will learn

  • introduction to the guitar
  • learning open position chords
  • basic musical concepts
  • introduction of barre chords subject to progress

What to bring

  • guitar
  • pen
  • folder

About the tutor

Phillip Cortes completed a Bachelor of Music with honours majoring in Music Performance. Phillip has depth in knowledge of both classical and jazz techniques, as well as choro, a Brazilian style of instrumental popular music. Phillip has been teaching at YCC since 2013 and has enjoyed passing his knowledge of music onto the community.

Course cost

COST: $110.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

6.30pm – 7.30pm (8 sessions)

Deferred due to COVID Restrictions

Booked Out

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