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John Gardner Guitar Playing

Lesson Structure Options

Playing for Beginners

Naming the parts of the guitar, the basics of playing and tuning, plus learning simple songs to put it all into practice. 


Playing for Composition

How to compose with the guitar, how to write for other instruments using the guitar, learning the music theory needed to be a good songwriter, plus the mechanics of sight reading and how it applies to the guitar.


Playing for Fun

Choosing a favourite guitar song and learning it step by step. 


Playing for Performance

Learning stagecraft and building confidence, how to interact with other musicians, plus the musical knowledge to jam and improvise both confidently and successfully.  


Playing for Qualifications

Learning set grades in the guitar ranging from 1 to 8.

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