34 Carn Glas Way, Gracedieu, Waterford. 0874164915 info@strummingalong.ie

Have you every wanted to be able to play like Jimi Hendrix or Rory Gallagher? Learn classic riffs from guitar legends, techniques like hammer-ons, bends and slides and how to create your own solos.

Here are some examples of what you can learn on the electric guitar

  • Major and minor pentatonics and the blues scale
  • Phrasing and stressing the blues – introduce phrasing and rhythm into your playing to turn the scales into effective lead melody lines
  • Bending  – what notes to bend & different types of bends (pre-bend, slow release, whole tone bends, double stop bends)
  • Chromatic and passing notes
  • Improvising over basic 12-bar blues using all the above techniques
  • Classic licks – learn how the legends have done it

 

Was good fun, and I now have a real sense of direction for what I should be practicing

G. McGuire

With a Licentiate diploma from Trinity College London in Classical Guitar performance Francis can help you achieve success in your grade exams.

Classical Guitar

If you would just like to be able to strum a few chords or impress your friends with some complicated fingerpicking, lessons for all levels are available.

Acoustic Guitar

Learn classic riffs from guitar legends, techniques like hammer-ons, bends and slides and how to create your own solos.

Electric Guitar

Learn how to record music in your own home using software such as Cubase and Reason. Get a professional sound using effects and EQ.

Music Technology

All aspects of Leaving Cert Music covered, from music theory to preparation for the practical and technology parts of the exam.

Leaving Certificate

Learn how to play traditional Irish tunes on the Tenor Banjo or Mandolin - jigs, reels, hornpipes, polkas

Banjo & Mandolin