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Day Course Gift Certificate

Day Course Gift Certificate

£120

The Kensington & Chelsea Guitar School gives you the opportunity to offer the gift of playing guitar to others with our gift certificates! Gift certificates make great presents for a family member’s birthday, for that friend who has always expressed interest in playing guitar, or simply as a surprise for your partner! They also make great gifts for anniversaries, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and Christmas. Whether you want to start from scratch or fine-tune your technical skills.

We offer a fun, intensive and successful day course for absolute beginners, who want to make a healthy start in their guitar learning. Expect to leave with a sound basic knowledge of how to play the guitar, and a few songs under your belt! We provide many more resources for you to continue your learning after the course, and even give you a discount if you wish to take up one to one guitar lessons with us.

All other details (date, time, location) can be scheduled at the pupil’s convenience.

 

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in case you wish to book over the cellphone just contact James Stratton on 07957 230 354 or e-mail us on our contact page

Do you need to examine guitar in simply in the future? The Kensington & Chelsea Guitar faculty bargains unique someday courses for inexperienced persons who want to get an effective start in their guitar enjoying, research quick, or possibly don’t have the time for a lesson per week. The path is fun, efficient, and rocking! students examine all of the normal knowledge wanted to play the electric or acoustic guitar, so no prior guitar expertise is important. this could even be your first time keeping a guitar!

Lesson Details

The Kensington & Chelsea Guitar school additionally offers crew electrical or acoustic guitar classes for beginner to intermediate guitar players. you will learn much the identical as what is incorporated in our one to 1 guitar lessons, on the other hand many individuals merit a great deal from finding out in a gaggle environment – finding out from others, feeling their encouragement, and sharing your development with the team. sign up for us every week should you wanted to learn alongside other likeminded musicians!

Guitars will also be borrowed from our studio, on the other hand you will have to convey your personal in case you have one.

The emphasis is on getting everyone to play the guitar to the very best of their ability whereas having enjoyable. The course may be very sensible, and students come far from it feeling much more assured of their playing with a higher need to continue.

We duvet the components of the guitar & the string names, tuning your guitar, notes on the fretboard, common main and minor chords, the usage of a plectrum, studying TAB and chord diagrams, chord progressions, and general riffs & licks. and of course, we play some well known songs to get your confidence growing – be it “Smoke on the Water”, “Seven Nation military” or “Brown Eyed lady”. you can even request your favorite!

You’ll obtain handouts and a booklet detailing everything coated all the way through the day so that you won’t overlook, plus a some more… we will be able to additionally supply you with audio subject material akin to scales and backing tracks that will help you additional your finding out after the path.

Guitars are to be had to borrow at our studio, despite the fact that depending on numbers, if you have your individual you should bring it.

category sizes range from between 6-10 students. it is vitally helpful to learn with others when starting an instrument. You study from each and every other’s mistakes, motivate each different and help every different, for this reason making finding out the guitar much more uncomplicated. Plus, you’ll want to meet people who you may follow with after the course has completed.

We’re assured all students will leave on the end of the day ready to play the guitar, and having learnt a few songs to show off to their friends and family. The path is a fantastic start for inexperienced persons as a result of they get completely caught in, and with the beef up provided for them all through and after the route, they don’t want to cease! Plus, we can have provided you with knowledge and supplies so that you can additional your guitar enjoying, and we can offer you a cut price in the event you decide to soak up weekly guitar classes at the Kensington & Chelsea Guitar college.

Timetable

Our at some point courses run on Saturdays & Sundays from 12 – 6pm. right through the day there might be quick breaks during which refreshments will likely be available, and a 45 minute short duration.

eleven.30am-12.00pm: students arrive, settle in, say howdy, have a cup of tea

12.00-12.forty five: we start with protecting the guitar, tuning the guitar, finding out the elements of the guitar, the string names, and find out how to hold a plectrum.

12.45-1.30: college students are proven tips on how to read guitar TAB song and chord diagrams so they may be able to lookup and play their favourite songs after the route.

1.30-2.15: Now you recognized learn how to read guitar tune, finding out the chords turns into loads simpler and is just a subject of follow. After you might be taught just a few widespread chords, we educate you a well-known track or two to reinforce what you’ve just learnt, and raise your enthusiasm and self belief. The songs may be via The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Oasis, inexperienced Day, The White Stripes..

2.15-three.00: We destroy for lunch.

three.00-three.30: We recap on the whole lot learnt up to now to reinforce your learning.

three.30-four.15: We train you common chord progressions – which chords go together with which – and in addition the 12 bar blues, an very important sample of chords when learning guitar. as soon as learnt, which you could solo or jam to 12 bar blues backing tracks which we will provide for you.

four.15-4.forty five: we will be able to take a look at different patterns of picking and strumming – why they’re used, and which works better in numerous songs.

four.forty five-5.30: lastly, we teach you some normal and essential scales. Scales are often overlooked, but they supply a theoretical knowledge that a great deal helps you with your guitar enjoying, in addition to making improvements to methodology.

5.30-6.00: This last length is used to provide you with supplies and give you a chance to ask to recap anything learnt all through the day, or just ask any questions you will have.

What To Bring

Please convey your individual guitar (acoustic or electric) and a plectrum, on the other hand we will cater for those who don’t personal their own guitar. Recording gadgets or taking notes are additionally welcomed in case you need to go over the lesson afterward. The Kensington & Chelsea Guitar college offers the entire following musical equipment:

  • Acoustic guitars
  • electric guitars
  • Guitar results
  • Cables and plectrums
  • song stands
  • Handouts and finding out supplies

be happy to ask questions right through the day as this may allow you to and your fellow student’s learning, and possibly toughen our teaching too! in addition, it helps the team to fully discover a subject matter that could be tough to examine, and accordingly help your figuring out.

Skype Lesson Requirements

ahead of reserving a Skype lesson please be sure to have the following setup:

  • it’s a must to have a webcam, sound, and a working web connection to obtain classes by means of Skype.
  • be certain that your setup works, and your tutor can see both the top and the neck of the guitar.
  • in addition, you must have your individual guitar, tuner and plectrum.
  • you will also obtain handouts via email which which you could print off at house.
  • Lesson details might be despatched to you, along with our Skype small print, as soon as we’ve got established your reserving.
  • we will skype you at the organized time – get able to rock!
  • Cancellations lower than 48 hours ahead of the lesson are non-refundable.
  • If there’s a sure song or space of studying you wish to have to concentrate on – no downside!
  • in the event you contact your tutor in the past, he can put together the lesson explicit to your passion.

Booking Details

  • Lesson important points will be sent to you, as soon as we’ve got established your reserving.
  • Please pay by the use of PayPal as a minimum forty eight hours prematurely.
  • Cancellations less than 48 hours sooner than the lesson are non-refundable.

Additional Information

Location:

At Your Home (London, UK only), At Studio (London, UK only), Skype or FaceTime (Anywhere)

Time:

30 mins, 45 mins, 60 mins

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