Adult guitar - Beginners 1

Course summary

Learn the basics of playing the most popular instrument on the planet. During this course, you will learn parts of the guitar (fretboard, bridge, body etc.), basic open chords and chord name revision, music theory relating to guitar strings, beginner level strumming pattern and simple popular songs.  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!

A concession rate is available for this class.
Please note that you may be required to show your concession card.


What you will learn

  • basic chords and techniques
  • strumming patterns
  • beginner music theory

What you will get

  • enjoyment through learning a new instrument
  • advancement in their music practice and technical abilities
  • worksheets to take back home for continual practice

What you need to bring

  • guitar & guitar picks
  • pen
  • binder book with plastic pockets for worksheets and sheet music
  • water bottle

About the tutor

Berne Fleming is passionate about sharing the joy of playing guitar with others. Whether you are a complete beginner or have some prior knowledge he will help you progress at your own pace. He has attended Vic Unis’ Advanced Diploma and completed the first year of the Music Performance degree and plays in a local alternative¬†indie band

Course cost

COST: $147.00 / $140.00 Concession

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Tuesday 6 February  *New date
6.00pm – 7.00pm (8 sessions)
*Please note this class will be held at our site at 114 Blackwood Street, Yarraville.

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