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!