Garage Band Revival

This isn’t a class as much as it is a great place to get together in small groups to play  and share music. It will complement the Campfire Guitar Bootcamp 101 well in that there will only be 1 meeting/month and rather than learning a pile of songs and riding the wave in a big group weekly. There will only be a handful of songs, small groups and proper arrangements. Experiment with songwriting and learn the ins and outs of making arrangements.

  • Form
    • Verse, Chorus, Bridge, etc.
    • Intros/Outros
    • Instrumental sections
    • Interludes
  • Instrumentation
  • Key
  • Presentation
  • How to have an Effective Rehearsal
  • How to Practice

This first ‘class’ will also be setting up the first set of partnerships. After that, the work is on your shoulders – get together, make arrangements, rehearse, practice and rehearse some more

The rest of the sessions will be performing, talking about the performances and working to improve them and setting up the next set of partnerships. We can talk about:

  • Arrangements
  • Harmonization
  • Performance
  • Suggestions of Additional Parts
  • Lots More …

I expect most of the participants will be acoustic guitarists, but I definitely encourage other instrumentalists and vocalists to participate and perhaps take the opportunity to branch out into another instrument which you’ve been working hard at, should the opportunity lend itself. It could be acoustic instruments, electric instruments, vocalists, anything really!! The groups will be between 2 and 4 people, so in the 8 sessions, everyone will have and opportunity to work with everyone else in the group and in a wide variety of ensembles

The sessions will be on the last Saturday of every month, September to April, but am leaving the maximum registration open so that, should there be too many participants, I’ll open up another session.


Scott Arnold

Scott Arnold

Scott Arnold, RMT (ARMT), Off-Campus Instructor (MRU), Guitarist, Banjoist, Trombonist, Composer, Arranger, Guitar Guru (CBC), Counter-Culture Nomad (CBC), Benevolent Dictator, Author, Photographer, Dog Sledder, self committed member of The Asylum for Art, all 'round nice guy and graw as ... (Tracy A Smith) believes that art is a reflection of society and making art is a balance of expressing your own beliefs within the framework of our culture, but at the same time advancing the language and technique and ...
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SessionDurationClass TimeClassTuition 
September - April
Saturdays, Approximately once per month
2:00 - 4:00
Sept 25
Oct 23
Nov 20
Dec 18
Jan 22
Feb 26
Mar 19
Apr 23
8 Weeks
4 weeks January to April
2:30 - 4:30
Garage Band Revival$250
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403 969 7257
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