Adult guitar - Beginners 2 @ 114 Blackwood St

Course summary

Building on Beginners 1, learn to do more – the focus is on barre chords and right hand rhythms and variations in strumming, and the majestic style of finger picking. (completion of ‘Beginners 1’ or knowledge of most open position and optional barre chords required). Enjoy a small class size.

What you will learn

  • learning and understanding rhythm
  • right hand strumming techniques
  • finger picking techniques
  • barre chords and their application

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


* Deferred due to COVID restrictions.

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