Group Guitar Classes
September 18, 19, 20, 2018 - January 29, 30, 31, 2019
February 12, 13, 14, 2019 - June 11, 12, 13, 2019
Students enrolled in Campfire Guitar Bootcamp 101 learn to play a varied selection of songs in a relaxed group setting. Students are given basic instruction on how to approach accompaniment and soloing. Songs are written out in an easy to understand format to afford greater expression and to move through more material. Variations are included on how to expand those techniques to ensure students have the opportunity to meet their personal goals. The song list is largely compiled from student ...
Campfire Guitar Bootcamp 101 for Youth Guitar Class for 9-15 year olds is a spinoff of the popular Campfire Bootcamp 101 for adults. Whether just beginning or experienced, students are given the opportunity to play and sing fun, varied songs appropriate to their age group. The songs are written out in an easy to understand format with basic instruction on how to approach accompaniment and soloing. Variations are included on how to expand those techniques to ensure all students reach ...
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, here will only be a handful of songs, small groups and proper arrangements. Experiment with songwriting and learn the ins and outs of ...
Students enrolled in Fretboard Harmony Guitar Class will be given training in the idiomatic way the guitar works in all genres – from classical to country. The primary goal of the course is to become familiar with the rudimentary harmonic and melodic patterns used by the musicians we love and to unlock the mystery surrounding the recurrence of these patterns on the fretboard. We begin with fundamental musicianship training and expand that to the guitar. We explore artistic ways to ...
We will accomplish 2 things in this class and the sequels soon to come:
- Learn the material from Fretboard Harmony 101, 201 and 301, but in a manner that better suits the classical guitar
- Learn all the components of RCM exam technical requirements for grade 1 – 4 with an emphasis on harmony
This class is designed around the RCM technical requirements, but with an emphasis on learning harmony as it applies to the guitar
The FingerPicking Guitar Class will explore just that – FingerPicking. The first semester of classes strives to break out of the the pattern of strumming and learn the different components of the chord. initially, we start by breaking the bass note out of the chord and learn some rhythms, bass runs and tricks to make guitar accompaniment a dialog rather than a slave to the voice. We work through some other components and songs until we are able to play ...