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Adult Guitar Courses

7 Levels of Adult Guitar Courses

Our courses are designed logically, to help you progress as a guitar player from one level to the next.

Absolute beginners ­ you have nothing to fear! The beginner’s guitar course is aimed at turning the ABSOLUTE beginner into a decent guitar player.

Level guidelines & pricing for Adult Guitar Courses

Level 1.
Beginners 

R3,280

12 Week Course


Most Popular!

  • Beginners (open) chords
  • Basic strumming and fingerpicking techniques
  • The musical alphabet
  • Barre chords
  • Tuning
  • Ensemble playing
  • Reading of chord diagrams

Absolute beginners,­ you have nothing to fear! The beginner’s guitar course is aimed at turning the ABSOLUTE beginner into a decent guitar player.

 Level 2. 
Beginners Extention

R3,280

12 Week Course

  • Revision of previous course material
  • This course will really sharpen up your strumming technique!
    Playing in new/different time signatures
  • Syncopated strumming
  • Extended rhythm playing techniques
  • Funkier more up-tempo songs to amaze and dazzle your friends!
  • The Barre chord workout from hell!
  • An introduction to passing notes
  • Fingerpicking

Level 3.
Intermediate

R3,330

12 Week Course

  • Revision of previous course material
  • Introduction to reading TAB score ­ how to apply it to the guitar
  • Barre chord theory workout
  • An introduction to playing the Blues (Yeah, baby!)
  • Passing notes – how these sequences are common to all popular musical genres
  • Elaborate fingerpicking
  • Compound finger picking (e.g. piano style on guitar)
  • Blues “turn-arounds”
  • Developing “coolness” as a player
  • Using capos.

Level 4 & 5.

Intermediate Folk Pop (IFP) 

R3,330

12 Week Courses

  • More complex strumming rhythms
  • Extended Barre chord theory ­ Alternate chord voicing… unlocking the chord universe!
  • Incorporating bass lines in your strumming technique
  • Fingerstyle
  • Plectrum playing techniques
  • Blues boogies and turnarounds
  • Chord muting techniques ­ open and barre chords
  • Percussive strumming style
  • A continuation of understanding and applying Tablature

 Level 6. 
Intermediate EXTENSION 

R3,350

12 Week Course

  • Revision of previous course material
  • Compound time signature playing
  • Playing the guitar in “altered tunings”
  • The theory of transposition
  • Syncopated fingerstyle – “off the beat”
  • Blues rhythm playing and turnarounds
  • Plectrum playing versus fingerstyle playing – get the most out of both styles
  • Folk fingerpicking
  • More advanced chord progressions
  • Percussive fingerstyle

GFA Refresher Guitar Course

  • Recapping on past levels
  • Bridge to the advanced courses

R3,350

Level 7. (not for sissies!)
Advanced Guitar Courses 

R3,400

12 Week Course

  • Folk fingerstyle continued
  • Reggae rhythm playing
  • Funk Rhythms
  • Pop fingerstyle
  • Advanced rock and blues playing techniques
  • Tricks and tips to develop “feel” and dynamics as a player
  • Improvisation using scales in popular music
  • An introduction to Guitar Effects Pedals ­ how to use them!
  • How to get the best out of your guitar amplifier!

NEXT SEMESTER – 20th May 2019

The next semester begins on Monday the 20th of May 2019.

Please contact us to book your place on the next course

Register now for our next guitar course

Contact Details

Johannesburg: 40 Ash Road, Kyalami.
Sandy: 083 350 5376

Pretoria, Irene: 19 Lotus Lane, Irene.
Val: 079 245 0297