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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
  • training
    Music All Genres
  • training
    Type Group
  • level
    Level Beginners
  • training
    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 22 May - 26 Jun
Day Wed
Time 18:20-19:35
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Date 29 May - 03 Jul
Day Wed
Time 19:45-21:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Date 03 Jul - 07 Aug
Day Wed
Time 18:20-19:35
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Date 10 Jul - 14 Aug
Day Wed
Time 19:45-21:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00

CLASSES STARTING SOON


Date
Day
Time
Duration
Tutor
Venue
Price
Booking
22 May - 26 Jun 
Wed 
18:20-19:35 
6 weeks 
£125.00 
29 May - 03 Jul 
Wed 
19:45-21:00 
6 weeks 
£125.00 
03 Jul - 07 Aug 
Wed 
18:20-19:35 
6 weeks 
£125.00 
10 Jul - 14 Aug 
Wed 
19:45-21:00 
6 weeks 
£125.00 
Class Guitar Lessons - Beginners
Date 22 May - 26 Jun
Day Wed
Time 18:20 - 19:35
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Class Guitar Lessons - Beginners
Date 29 May - 3 Jul
Day Wed
Time 19:45 - 21:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Class Guitar Lessons - Beginners
Date 3 Jul - 7 Aug
Day Wed
Time 18:20 - 19:35
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Class Guitar Lessons - Beginners
Date 10 Jul - 14 Aug
Day Wed
Time 19:45 - 21:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Class Guitar Lessons - Beginners
Date 14 Aug - 18 Sep
Day Wed
Time 18:20 - 19:35
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Class Guitar Lessons - Beginners
Date 21 Aug - 25 Sep
Day Wed
Time 19:45 - 21:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Class Guitar Lessons - Beginners
Date 25 Sep - 30 Oct
Day Wed
Time 18:20 - 19:35
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Class Guitar Lessons - Beginners
Date 2 Oct - 6 Nov
Day Wed
Time 19:45 - 21:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Richard Burrell
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £125.00
Date
Day
Time
Duration
Tutor
Venue
Price
Booking
22 May - 26 Jun
Wed 
18:20 - 19:35 
6 weeks 
£125.00
 
29 May - 3 Jul
Wed 
19:45 - 21:00 
6 weeks 
£125.00
 
3 Jul - 7 Aug
Wed 
18:20 - 19:35 
6 weeks 
£125.00
 
10 Jul - 14 Aug
Wed 
19:45 - 21:00 
6 weeks 
£125.00
 
14 Aug - 18 Sep
Wed 
18:20 - 19:35 
6 weeks 
£125.00
 
21 Aug - 25 Sep
Wed 
19:45 - 21:00 
6 weeks 
£125.00
 
25 Sep - 30 Oct
Wed 
18:20 - 19:35 
6 weeks 
£125.00
 
2 Oct - 6 Nov
Wed 
19:45 - 21:00 
6 weeks 
£125.00
 
ADDED TO BASKET
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


  • Umbrella Rooms, WC2

    241 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8EH, UK

    The Umbrella Rooms are located in the heart of London’s lively West End, on the famous Shaftesb...

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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.

  • Richard Burrell

    Subjects taught by Richard:Guitar LessonsUkulele LessonsRichard gained a first class degree from the Institute of Contemporary Music Perform...

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