Flamenco guitar

Course Dates: 23/09/19 - 02/12/19
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Ramon Ruiz

If you are an intermediate-level guitar player, come and learn authentic flamenco guitar in traditional and modern styles. Explore the techniques of picado, pulgar, alzapua and rasgueo, with rhythms, chords and scales. Learn to play a variety of 'falsetas' in the rhythm of soleo and bulerias. Please bring a nylon strung guitar.


What is the course about?

Learn technique and repertoire for flamenco guitar.

What will we cover?

Play flamenco chords, scales and rhythms. Understand the cadences and subtleties of the flamenco guitar.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Play falsetas - riffs - in the rhythms of Slea, Bulerias and Seguyrilla.
Recognise flamenco guitar cadences.
Improve your technique and motor skills on the guitar.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You need to have a good working knowledge of arpeggios, scales and chords : major and minor in the first position.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught to play flamenco guitar in a group. The tutor will address individual needs and requests. You will be given notation and tab scores to read. You will also be asked to memorise the riffs taught in the lessons.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Bring a classical or flamenco guitar. Music materials supplied. Bring a device to record parts of the sessions.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

More flamenco guitar !

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Course Code: ME715

Mon, day, 23 Sep - 02 Dec '19

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £229.00
Senior fee: £183.00
Concession: £140.00

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