Guitar Lessons (offered on-campus)

Date:
Jun 30, 2022 - Aug 09, 2022
Application Deadline:
Jun 29, 2022
Duration:
6 Weeks
Schedule:
Tuesday - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Teaching Mode:
On-campus

Please note: It is mandatory to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to attend on-campus classes. Participants will be required to upload their vaccination certificate at the time of registration.

Course Overview:

The purpose of this course is to develop in participants introductory guitar playing skills and give them a better understanding of the instrument itself and its applications in music. This course will enable participants to gain basic understanding of what the guitar is as an instrument and they will learn how to play the guitar at a beginner/intermediate level (depending on previous knowledge and skills of the participants). Participants will also be given a foundational understanding of music theory and its application in guitar based music. Course is specifically designed for participants who are a beginner level of guitar playing or are first timers. As the guitar is learned mostly through practice, the participants are highly encouraged to practice whatever is taught at home before attending the next lesson.  

It is very strongly recommended that participants arrange and bring a decently functional guitar of their own to learn and practice on, without which teaching this course would become extremely challenging. 

LEARNING OUTCOMES 

  • Understand the guitar as an instrument. How does it work? Types of guitars and how they are different.
  • Understand basic music theory necessary to play beginner level guitar.
  • Learn major, minor and pentatonic scales and their different shapes.
  • Learn how these scales are applied to chordal formations and their associated strumming patterns.
  • Learn basic time signatures (4/4, 3/4, 6/8, 8/8) and how to play to a metronome.
  • Learning how to read guitar tablature and apply that knowledge to learning and performing a beginner level guitar based song.
Click here to view the complete course outline.
Luke Azariah
Luke Azariah is a musician, composer, producer and film director from Lahore, Pakistan. After earning his degree in medicine, he entered the art world to explore his passions in music and video. He has been the producer, guitar player and vocalist for progressive metal band Takatak
and funk rock band Keeray Makoray. In music he has been featured on platforms such as Velo Sound Station and Coke Studio. With his media company, Flux Media, he has directed several music videos in the past year featuring various notable artists

Course Fee: PKR 15,000/-

Note: CES may cancel or postpone a course due to insufficient enrolment or unforeseen circumstances. In this case, the university will refund registration/processing fee (if any) but will not be responsible for any other related charges/expenses including cancellation/change charges by airline and travel agencies.

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Participants must register online through CES website by clicking on their desired course and filling out a one-page form. Before starting the registration process, please ensure that you have a formal scanned picture (for CES smart card) and CNIC details. Incorrect information provided during the registration process will lead towards cancellation of your enrolment at any stage and participants will not be entitled to claim a refund.

Once you have completed your online registration for your desired course, you may proceed to payment section. You have the option to pay online using your bank debit/credit cards through LUMS online payment system https://pay.lums.edu.pk OR by downloading the fee vouchers and depositing cash in any branch of designated banks specified on the fee voucher. Once you make your payment, you will receive a confirmation email within 24 to 48 working hours and your payment status will be updated to "PAID" in the online application portal.

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