Adult guitar - Beginners 1 @ 114 Blackwood St

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!

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

Jade McKentish has been playing guitar for 13 years, and bass for 6, and she is so excited to help kickstart the musical journey for others.  After touring internationally and performing locally in multiple bands, she has become experienced as a performer.
She is currently studying her Bachelor of Music to further propel her career, and she mentors the rhythm section of an all-female band.

Course cost

COST: $147.00

Class availability: 8 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Wednesday 8 February
6.00pm – 7.00pm (8 sessions)

*Please note this class will be held at our site at 114 Blackwood Street, Yarraville.

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


Enrolment details – Student 1

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