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Acoustic/Classical Guitar Tuition

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Home Tuition in the Portsmouth/SE Hants region by an official RGT tutor

Syllabus


You can learn for enjoyment only or take up the exciting challenge of doing grades.  Either way, students will greatly benefit from following a structured approach or graded syllabus even if they choose not to take the exams.




Acoustic Guitar


RGT -  LCM (University of West London) Acoustic grades: Up to grade 8


Acoustic Guitar Topics Taught (dependent on the needs of the student):


Chords

Scales

Strumming

Development of Rhythm

Songs

Picking melodies

Popular finger-picking styles: Contemporary Acoustic, Folk, Blues, Alternating Bass, Classical.

Aural skills

Music Theory for Guitar

Developing good Fretboard knowledge

Sight Reading skills and methods to speed up reading

Using Visualisation in playing, memorising and sight reading


Classical Guitar


Along with some selected topics taught with the Acoustic guitar the following syllabus is used:


RGT - LCM (University of West London) Classical Guitar Grades.  Up to grade 8. 


Repertoire: Renaisance through to Modern (includes music from around the world)

Scales and Arpeggios

Technical Exercises

Music theory

Sight Reading (including tips and exercises to speed up reading)

Aural training


Trinity College Classical Guitar Grades.  Up to grade 8.



Ukulele


RGT - LCM (University of West London) Ukulele Grades. (Up to grade 4)


Chord playing

Strumming rhythms

Picking techniques: melodies and accompaniment

Songs

Scales

Musical awareness