September 06 - October 25, 2019

LIVING OUT LOUD, Introductory Guitar: Group (R. Herrington)

September 06 - October 25, 2019 Abernathy Arts Center • 254 Johnson Ferry Road, NW Sandy SpringsGA  30328 View Map Organized by Fulton County Arts & Culture
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September 06, 2019 - October 25, 2019
10:00 AM to 10:50 AM
Friday
Co-Ed

Abernathy Arts Center

254 Johnson Ferry Road, NW Sandy SpringsGA  30328
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Description

We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Friday, October 25, 2019.

Introductory Guitar: Group Sessions with Robert Herrington

This class offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of instrumental (guitar) performance. We will examine the basics of instrumental technique, music theory, and instrumental improvisation. Through lecture, score study, and the examination of quality musicianship students will learn to
improve their performance ability, musicality, and further their appreciation of the arts. We will explore the guitar's immediate facilities such as fundamental chords and the first position of the guitar's neck. You will learn introductory pieces that consist of simple melodies to tunes that focus on the use of basic chord structures. Students will become familiar with the rudiments of reading sheet music. The course will focus on the importance of comprehending rhythm & tempo in live performance. There will also be discussions of guitarists across musical genre to expand artistic worldview.

All "Living Out Loud" classes are free, and there are no supply fees (see exception below).
Participants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
A. Be a Fulton County Resident
B. Be at least 55 years old as of the class start date. All classes are designed to accommodate a variety of skill levels.
Students do not have to have any previous artistic training.

Students enrolled in the Introductory Guitar must bring their own instrument (guitar)

Class space is limited must pre-enroll online or in person at your local Arts Center.


Students must bring their own instrument (guitar).

Activity Age-Category

Senior

Location

AAC: Main Classroom 1 at Abernathy Arts Center

Instructor

Robert Herrington

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