My Account| Basket
My Account| Basket
 
Our classes

Guitar Lessons - Beginners

Guitar Lessons - Beginners

City Academy’s Guitar Lessons for Beginners will teach you how to play guitar from the basics.

Suitable for beginners, you will be given the musical knowledge, correct guitar techniques and foundational skills to be able to pursue learning the instrument.

These adult guitar lessons are taught in groups on the acoustic/classical guitar. Our tutors are professional musicians who will help you learn to play guitar in a fun and supportive environment.

 

Hear what our students have to say


Really patient tutor but also taught at a good pace for the whole group.

Shade

I really enjoyed the lessons and learned a lot. Would love to continue to the level 2 course!

Gloria

Tutor was great! Highly knowledgeable, patient and kind.

Delia

Definitely the best music teacher I've ever had! It was a pleasure to learn how to play guitar with him.

Mariana


What will be taught on this guitar course?

The Guitar Beginners course has been designed to give you a solid introduction to guitar playing. Course content will include:

  • Learning how to hold the guitar correctly
  • Practising tuning your guitar
  • Fundamental guitar chords and how to change between them
  • Learning how to read rhythms and guitar tablature
  • An introduction to strumming and strumming patterns
  • An introduction to fingerpicking
  • How to approach learning a song

Music

All Genres

Type

Group

Level

Beginners

Equipment

What to bring: guitar, pen, notebook, water

Entry requirements and level of this course?

This course is suitable for complete beginners and those who possess a passion and curiosity to learn more about the guitar. Please note, you will need to bring your own guitar to the course.

 

How will I be taught?

The courses are taught within groups where you will work on various exercises and songs as well as receiving individual feedback.

By the end of the course, what will I have achieved?

Students will have:

  • Learnt how to play the fundamental chords that are used to play thousands of hit songs.
  • Developed strumming and fingerpicking techniques and the ability to apply them yourself
  • Grasped how to read tablature and play riffs on the guitar
  • Begun learning and perfecting a full song

After I complete this course, what are the next steps in my training?

Students may wish to repeat the beginners course and consolidate their technique before moving onto our Level 2 guitar courses.

Level 2 courses focus on solidifying technique, alongside mastering and apply Barre Chords, introducing improvisation and widening repertoire knowledge.

CLASSES STARTING SOON


DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
4 Nov - 9 Dec Wed 18:10-19:25 6 weeks Richard Burrell Westminster Kingsway £125.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course
13 Jan - 18 Feb Wed 18:20-19:35 6 weeks Richard Burrell Umbrella Rooms £125.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course
20 Jan - 25 Feb Wed 19:45-21:00 6 weeks Richard Burrell Umbrella Rooms £125.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course
DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
4 Nov - 9 Dec Wed 18:10-19:25 6 weeks Richard Burrell Westminster Kingsway £125.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course
13 Jan - 18 Feb Wed 18:20-19:35 6 weeks Richard Burrell Umbrella Rooms £125.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course
20 Jan - 25 Feb Wed 19:45-21:00 6 weeks Richard Burrell Umbrella Rooms £125.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
4 Nov - 9 Dec Wed 18:10-19:25 6 weeks Richard Burrell Westminster Kingsway £125.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course
13 Jan - 18 Feb Wed 18:20-19:35 6 weeks Richard Burrell Umbrella Rooms £125.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course
20 Jan - 25 Feb Wed 19:45-21:00 6 weeks Richard Burrell Umbrella Rooms £125.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Guitar Lessons – Beginners Venues


Guitar Lessons – Beginners tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

OUR TIPS ON PRACTISING AT HOME

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Hear our top tips for practising playing guitar at home - from how long to practice, to setting goals and maintaining motivation.

×