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Fretworks Guitar Group

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Our Guitar groups offer the opportunity for students to play as part of an ensemble on classical, acoustic or electric instruments, or a combination of these. Students learn technique, tuning and notation (standard and tablature) alongside a range of different styles.

Guitar students learn to improvise and compose as well as performing and listening critically to a variety of genres. They learn something of the history of the instrument and the music they are playing, and are given opportunities to perform at regular concerts in prestigious venues such as the Belgrade Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre and Coventry Cathedral.

These groups are also a great opportunity to learn other fretted instruments such as mandolin, ukulele and bass guitar, and progress their learning to a higher level.

Both our guitar groups will get the opportunity to perform at live venues and will come together to perform twice a year at our showcase events.

Music director  

Katherine Fear & Simon Cliffe  

Day & Time

Tuesday 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Place 

Hollyfast Primary School

Fee 

£20 per term 

Instruments  

Guitar, Ukulele, bass, mandolin, banjo (if you can strum it you can bring it)  

Repertoire

Classical, Folk, Jazz and music from around the world.

Ability 

This is an intermmediate group for string players who are confident music readers and ideally have reached grade 2 or equivalent. If would like to progress to a higher grade group, speak to your teacher to see if you are ready to move to this group.

How to join 

We love to welcome new members. Come along to a session or contact us for more information please contact music@coventry.gov.uk

News

Term dates for academic year 2018-19

Sept 18, 25
Oct 2, 9, 16, 30
Nov 6, 13, 20, 27
Dec 4
Jan-19 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 26
March 5, 12, 19, 26
April 2, 9, 30
May 7, 14, 21
June 4, 11, 18

 

Here is a link to the letter sent out to parent's regarding the arrangements for this academic year: http://www.coventrymusichub.co.uk/downloads/file/47/intermediate_guitar_group_info_letter_2018-19