When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Course Code W23MPPF02C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Suitable for those with over a year's playing experience in folk and pop styles (preferably having attended Acoustic Guitar 2A & 2B). Further develop your barre chords, strumming and picking skills, and ability to read music notation. This course is a continuation from Acoustic Guitar 2B and therefore requires tutor approval and you are unable to enrol for it online. Please contact the Music department on 020 7450 1838 or email us at music@morleycollege.ac.uk for guidance on how you can get approval.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • A variety of chords and strumming patterns to accompany well known songs: - including Soft Rock, Blues and Pop styles
  • Develop music and tab reading skills
  • Develop syncopated plectrum strumming rhythms
  • Read and apply barre chords
  • Play 12 Bar Boogie Blues patterns (Intro lick and End Tag)
  • Play a lead guitar solo


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Listening to tutor explanation and demonstration Group tuition and playing Playing to and with others in the class

    Entry requirements

    This is course is suitable for those with at least a year’s experience of playing the guitar and some music reading skills. Online enrolment on term 3 of this course, starting in April, is only available to those enrolled in the previous term. If you are a current student you will have received an email alerting you to this. If you are new to this course please select 'Ask a Question' and the curriculum department will contact you.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    You will need to be willing and able to do short, regular practice sessions between classes: at least 15-20 minutes, at least 4 times a week.

    What you need

    A 6-string acoustic guitar. Notebook, pencil and eraser. Course Book Rockschool Guitar Grade 1 (ISBN 9781910975282)

    What you can do next

    Acoustic Guitar 3A