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BCC to Offer Guitar Workshops this Spring
Dec 21, 2011
Anyone interested in learning to write songs, play guitar, or brush up on guitar skills, is invited to register for the following workshops held at the South County Center of Berkshire Community College (BCC) this spring.

"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, Jan. 31 through May 15, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, or Thursday, Feb. 2 through May 17, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Cost for registration is $145 per workshop.

"Absolute Beginners' Guitar - Step II" (WKS-893) is a continuation of Absolute Beginners' Guitar. Classes meet Tuesday, Jan. 31 through May 15, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, or Thursday, Feb. 2 through May 17, from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Cost for registration is $145 per workshop.

"Songwriting Workshop" (WKS-1528) teaches the basic of songwriting. Students work on weekly assignments designed to improve writing skills. Classes meet Thursday, Feb. 2 through May 17, from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Cost for registration is $145.

"Guitar Jam Workshop" (WKS-841) combines group play with practical applications of music theory and guitar techniques. Play the guitar with other students to learn more about music and improve playing skills. Classes meet Thursday, Feb. 2 through May 17, from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Cost for registration is $145.

For more information, or to register, call BCC's South County Center at 413-528-4521. For long distance (in Mass only), call 800-816-1233, ext. 5201 or 5202.


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