TUESDAY 7:30-8:45 PM
APR 24-MAY 29, 2018
Instructor: Sean Carscadden
What is fingerstyle guitar?
• Fingerstyle guitar is the technique of playing the guitar by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips, fingernails, or picks attached to fingers, as opposed to flatpicking (plucking individual notes with a single plectrum, commonly called a “pick”)
Areas of focus will include:
• Brief overview of fingerstyle guitar history
• Examples of technique in popular music by artists such as The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd & more
• Proper picking technique
• Application of fingerstyle
This class is designed for students who have a basic knowledge and grasp on some basic 1st position chords ie: C, G, A, E, D, A-, E-
The goal of the class is to give students who are new to the instrument a basic introduction that is educational and fun in a zero pressure environment. The group environment gives the student the opportunity to interact constructively with other students at a similar skill level while learning from a professional instructor.
To register for this class please call (707) 938-4626 x1