Guitar Skills for Non-Guitarists

Categories: Care.

Cost: £90 (includes refreshments & lunch)
Venue: Sobell House, Oxford
Facilitator: Bob Heath

This course is for music therapists, community musicians, teachers, activity co-ordinators and others with similar roles.

About the course

The guitar is one of the world’s most versatile musical instruments; a real must have in any music therapist’s tool bag.

This day will include practical advice and tips on how to get started, how to use simple tunings to open up the instrument, getting beyond the dreaded I, IV,V and plenty of ideas on how to use your guitar in creative ways with different client groups. There is a focus on improvisation and flexibility that will help you to start using creative ideas in sessions immediately. The day includes plenty of time for discussion and practice.

Delegates will need to bring with them a guitar and a capo.

This course will be limited to 16 delegates and early booking is recommended

This course includes:

  • Getting started with the guitar
  • Using open tunings
  • Easy to use techniques across a wide range of genres
  • Shortcuts to effective improvisation
  • Creative use of the guitar with diverse client groups
  • Simple and effective approaches to composition and songwriting
  • Sharing ideas and experiences
  • Lots of practice time

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