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Music - Learn To Play The Acoustic Guitar - Chords - Beginners

Birmingham Adult Education Service, In Birmingham (+1 locations)
Length
27.5 hours
Price
126 GBP excl. VAT
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Online delivery option may be available - Please contact provider. See details
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
Length
27.5 hours
Price
126 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
Online delivery option may be available - Please contact provider. See details
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
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Course description

Music - Learn To Play The Acoustic Guitar - Chords - Beginners

This course will teach you basic finger picking techniques on an acoustic guitar so that you can play melodies independently and when accompanying other players.

During the course you will look at key skills for employment within the field.

Include elements of research and development into your working projects.

Consider how to develop and transfer your subject knowledge for community/ citizenship use.

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Online delivery option may be available - Please contact provider.

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn finger picking techniques on a 6 string acoustic guitar.

Training Course Content

What will I learn?

  • Basic knowledge of major and minor scales.
  • How chords are formed.
  • To be able to finger 5 major chord shapes and 3 minor chord shapes.
  • To be able to play a 3 chord progression fluently.
  • To be able to play 3 finger picking patterns using thumb, fore finger, middle and ring fingers.
  • To be able to tune and use a guitar safely and correctly.

How will I learn?

  • Watching and listening to tutor demonstrations and instruction.
  • Exploring the mechanics and construction of the guitar.
  • Practise playing set tasks independently, in pairs and part of a whole group.
  • By producing a small workbook you can refer to when practicing.
  • By practicing at home.

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Birmingham Adult Education Service
99 Whitehead Rd, Aston
B6 6EJ Birmingham

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