Holiday Special

 3-Day Beginners Guitar Boot Camp

Explore the Art of playing the guitar!

The Music Shed presents an 3-day crash course for complete beginners! Go beyond the conventional guitar lesson and REALLY learn how to play the guitar.

 

Understand how the instrument works and learn the language of music. Participants can expect to learn the building blocks of music and its application to the instrument. This crash course aims to equip students with the knowledge and technical know-how to play songs of their choice.

This holiday exclusive workshop will be led by our senior guitar instructor Justyn Kang. 

Register before December 10th for an Early Bird price!

Syllabus Outline
 

Day 1

 

1

  • Introduction to the mechanics of the Guitar

  • Construction of the Guitar

  • Physics of sound creation

2

  • Music Theory: The Building blocks of music (Part 1)

  • Elements of playing music

  • Basic Harmony 

  • Basic Rhythm 

  • Application to the instrument

3

  • Technical Development: Getting your fingers to do what you want!

4

  • Music Theory: The Building blocks of music (Part 2)

  • Introduction to Triads

 

5

  • Guitar Exercises

  • Etude of the day

Day 2

 

7

  • Day 1 Recap ​

8

  • Music Theory: Diatonic Chord Families 

  • Introduction to Building Triads 

9

  • Guitar Exercises

  • Technical development of chord changes

Day 3

 

10

  • Music Theory: Rhythms and Reading

  • Further development of basic subdivision and creation of rhythms, and understanding how it’s represented in slash notations

11

  • Rhythm Workout

  • Right hand exercises 

 

12

  • All together

  • Right and Left hand synchronisation 

  • Technical exercises with common chord progressions

13

  • Music Theory: Understanding diatonic chord functions

  • Basic understanding of diatonic chord functions

  • Creation of Simple chord progressions

14

  • Chord Progressions Case studies


 

15

  • Song Playing Activity


 

16

  • Question and Answers

  • Photo Session

Do I Need Guitar Playing Experience to Join? 

 

No, this workshop is for complete beginners who are interested in learning the guitar. ​No guitar-playing experience is needed to participate.

Do I Need to Bring Anything? 

 

If you don't own a guitar, we will be happy to provide you with one. Guitars are available on a first come first serve basis, so we advise students without instruments to register early in order to avoid disappointment. Feel free to bring along your own guitar if you already own one. 

Date

20 - 22nd December (Friday to Sunday)

Time 

7pm-8.30pm

Location

The Music Shed,

Centropod@Changi

80 Changi Road

#01-04

Singapore 419715

Boot Camp Fees

Early Bird: $200

Normal: $240

Instructor Profile

Guitarist, Justyn Kang

Electric Guitar & Acoustic Guitar Instructor

With over a decade of teaching experience under his belt, Justyn has taught children as young as 4, and adults as young as 72. His guitar teaching experience includes conducting MOE workshops in Primary and Secondary schools, teaching inmates at Tanah Merah Prison, and teaching special-needs students with autism and physical disabilities. 

 

Hailing from a family of teachers, Justyn is passionate about teaching music. He works relentlessly to improve, revise, and find new methods to impart his knowledge and inspire his students. To date, he has produced a one hundred percent distinction rate for his students’ graded examinations.

A music graduate from LASALLE College of the Arts, he has played professionally for studio recordings, nightclubs, private functions, and MediaCorp events. Justyn is the guitarist behind the official soundtracks for Vasantham television shows Vettai 3, and Ragasiyam.

“It is through my craft that I can make a difference to the lives of my students, and at the same time give back to society.” 

About

Contemporary Music Lessons

Established in 2018, The Music Shed is a contemporary music school based in Singapore, offering quality music education for children, teens, and adults. We provide music lessons and mentorship to students of all levels, preparing them to undergo accredited examinations recognized worldwide by Rockschool UK, Trinity Rock & Pop, ABRSM, and London College of Music.

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Thomson Road 

Singapore 307612

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80 Changi Rd

Singapore 419715

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