Cost of Individual Lessons
All guitar lessons are individual private 1/2 hour weekly lessons
Lessons cost €25 euro per half hour session
Day and evening times can be arranged to suit.
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Beginner Guitar/Level 1
This course is designed to give the complete beginner a solid foundation in guitar basics.
You will learn:
playing popular songs; guitar fretboard-naming notes; major scale pattern; easy chord keys for famous songs;
relating melodies to C major scale; lead guitar
chord boxes & tab explained;
rhythm accompanyment-bossa, bass strum, arpeggios for songs
Other topics will include flat-picking bass runs to link chords;
famous riffs, as well as tips, techniques and
exercises to improve melody/chord playing.
Lesson material will include songs by The Beatles, U2, Norah Jones, R.E.M., Bob Dylan, Verve, Snow Patrol, Green Day, Eric Clapton, Oasis, Shania Twain and other contemporary artists.
Improver Guitar/Level 2
This course is designed for the student who has completed Level 1 or who has equivalent experience playing the guitar.
The course covers:
barre chords, mixing melody & chords, flat-picking,
finger-style arpeggios, exercises, single note runs,
Intros & outros, swing rhythm, power chords, sus chords,
lead guitar solos, blues/major, minor pentatonic scales explained; more rhythms, folk and country fills.
Music theory and guitar terminology explained, plus plenty of tips on technique to keep your fingers happy.
Lesson material will include songs/riffs by Thin Lizzy, the Chilli Peppers, David Bowie, George Ezra, James Taylor, Neil Diamond, The Mavericks, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Arctic Monkees, Led Zeppelin, David Gray, Donovan as well as country/folk/blues and contemporary songwriters.
Customized Individual Guitar Lessons
Individual lessons focus on what guitar styles most interest you to learn
Individual guitar lessons cover all of the topics outlined in the above guitar courses but the classes can be structured to include learning your favourite songs.
Learn to choose the right guitar key for your voice range. Guitar lessons can include improvisation , lead guitar soloing, developing your rhythm guitar playing, understanding chord progressions and the importance of the cycle of 5ths in song structure. We will cover all aspects of guitar playing you wish to explore.
Classical Guitar Lessons/Guitar Exams
Improve your Fingerstyle Guitar - Go Classical
You can take a beginners classical guitar course that doesn't involve reading music or learning music theory but that develops your finger-style skills on the guitar with easy classical solo guitar pieces using notes and tab. For the more advanced students lessons will focus on favourite classical guitar pieces and will also include arrangements of popular tunes like 'Stairway To Heaven', 'Yesterday', 'The Godfather’. Learn great pieces from the classical guitar repertoire as well as standards like “Cavatina’ and ‘Romanza’ that are guaranteed to advance your playing technique on solo guitar.
You can also study for the Trinity College London Guildhall classical guitar exams grades 1 - 8 which take place in Dublin. Take guitar as a subject for transition year and for Junior & Leaving Cert exams.
Bass Guitar Lessons
What you need to know as a Bass player
Many young rock star wannabies are assigned bass guitar duties in the group on the assumption that it's easy. And bass is easy if you just hit a root note (what's that?) every now and again.
But if you want to get the best enjoyment out of playing bass you need to study chord structure, keys, timing, scales, fretboard, improvising, and master different genres and styles of bass guitar . The bass guitar lessons incorporate examples of all of these requisite skills that make you a musician playing great bass guitar.