Folk and Popular Guitar - Improvers | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Folk and Popular Guitar - Improvers at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Folk and Popular Guitar - Improvers at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £69.00 Starts: 24/04/2019 Time: 20:00 - 21:00
Tutor: Christopher William Leslie Woods Ends: 10/07/2019 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: WED Duration: 11 weeks

About this course

Students will be learning how to finger pick with the right hand using a wide range of musical styles including - popular, folk, blues and ragtime. You will learn how to read tablature and some basic music theory - how to change keys or transpose chords. Please note that this course is taught as a continuation of the previous two ten week courses and is not suitable for completely new students.

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and craftspeople and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time. You will undertake critical evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance personal skills.


You will receive one to one feedback throughout the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring to the first class:- An acoustic guitar, an electric guitar is not suitable. Following consultation with the tutor you may need a capo and wish to buy a music stand.

What can I do next?

Further courses in Folk Guitar.

What do I need to join the course

To have some experience for example basic chords and can change with confidence or have completed the beginners course.
This course is designed for students who have knowledge of basic chords and can change with confidence. If you think the course may be suitable for you and would like to enrol, please ring 03000 412222, leave a contact telephone number and we will arrange for someone to get back to you.

About the Tutor: Christopher William Leslie Woods

Chris Woods teaches infants full time at Archbishop Courtenay Primary School in Maidstone. He has been playing guitar for 40 years and himself learnt to play at evening classes in London. His tastes in music are varied. He has taught in adult education for nearly 30 years now and finds it very rewarding being able to pass on his skills and encourage others to be able to enjoy and play a musical instrument.

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Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1LH


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/67549/G/LC.
Course Code: MAI/67549/G/LC Book Now

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