Kids Guitar (10 - 12 years) @ 114 Blackwood St

Course summary

This course will teach children how to play 5 or more songs that they are most likely already familiar with, each week focusing on new chords.

There will be a theme for songs and exercises every fortnight to keep them engaged: eg. Animals, outer space, food, numbers etc.

Suitable for children between the age of 10 – 12 years old.

*Please note, children must be picked up at the finish time of their class. There is a late pickup fee of $15 for every 15 minutes.

What you will learn

  • basic open chords
  • strumming patterns to songs
  • beginner music theory
  • upwards of 5 songs
  • how to play to their heart’s content
  • strong understanding of guitar chords
  • popular chord progressions

What you need to bring

  • guitar & guitar picks  *a capo(small guitar related tool) will be required in your later lessons
  • 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: $130.00

Class availability: 5 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Wednesday 8 February
5.00pm – 5.55pm (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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Call 9687 1560 during office hours and have your credit card details ready. We accept MasterCard and Visa.

In person

Come to YCC at 59 Francis Street, Yarraville during office hours to enquire or enrol and pay in person.