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BCC to Offer Guitar Workshops this Summer
May 7, 2010

The South County Center of Berkshire Community College will offer the following guitar workshops this summer.

"Absolute Beginner's Guitar" (WKS 796) teaches the basics of guitar from tuning, strumming and fingerpicking to simple lead and bass lines. Participants will be playing songs from week one. Classes meet Tuesday evening, June 1 through June 22, from 5 to 6, or 6 to 7, or Thursday evening, June 3 through June 24, from 4:30 to 5:30. Cost for registration is $45.

"Guitar - Step Two" (WKS 800) takes the skills and knowledge learned in the "Absolute Beginner's Guitar" workshop an extra step. Students will use song arrangements to learn about chord voicing, walking bass lines, Travis picking and more. Classes meet Thursday evening, June 3 through June 24, from 7 to 8. Cost for registration in $45.

"Summer Jam I for Guitar" (WKS 888) focuses on improving guitar skills with other participants in impromptu jams. Classes meet Thursday evening, June 3 through June 24, from 5:30 to 7. Cost for registration is $65.

For more information, or to register, visit the South County Center at 343 Main Street in Great Barrington; or call 413-528-4521 or long distance 800-816-1233 (in Mass only), ext. 5201 or 5202.


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