Course Summary

Guitar lessons in the heart of Melbourne

This course of class-based guitar lessons covers basic chords, strums and finger picking through folk, pop, classical and rock songs. Become competent in basic chords, strum rhythm to suit a variety of songs and learn to read notes and tablature. BYO guitar. 

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Don’t let that beautiful guitar gather dust, start playing!

Playing the guitar is a great way to relax, relieve stress and sharpen your mind. This hands-on guitar course is designed for guitar lovers of all ages including teachers who may like to incorporate music and singing into their lessons.


During the course you will learn how to:

  • Identify the various parts of the guitar
  • Tune a guitar properly
  • Open strings
  • Recognise and play basic chords
  • Strum rhythms to suit a variety of songs
  • Finger-pick patterns to suit different songs
  • Read notes and tablature
  • Play a variety of songs individually and with other people, in a relaxed and friendly environment
  • Listen to recordings and recognise how the guitar is used in various musical styles.


What should I bring?

Please bring your guitar (nylon strings recommended – easier on fingers)


About theTeachers

Andrew McCubbin has over 20 years experience singing, songwriting, recording, touring and band managing experience playing over 1700 shows across Australia and Europe. His Indie bands have been very successful in Europe and he has toured throughout Europe on many occasions.

He is highly regarded by those within the music scene. Billy Baxter said of Andrew, “The most beautiful voice on the Indie scene”. Time Out magazine, “ You’d be easily convinced he was actually from some hidden treasure from London’s rich musical backdrop”. Impress magazine, ‘One of the finest songwriters to emerge from Melbourne” and Rolling Stone Magazine, “Outstanding, truly affecting”. 

Course Sessions

Saturday, 10th November - 6 classes

Session ID HWA45606C
10 Nov - 15 Dec 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$329 / $313 (conc)
Andrew Mccubbin

Tuesday, 12th February - 7 classes

Session ID HWA45601C
12 Feb - 26 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$375 / $357 (conc)
Jeff Harrison
Last updated: October 19, 2018 10:30am