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Instrument Skills
Name of Course
Instrument skills - Various
Course Location
AIM Sydney & Melbourne
$450 inc GST
6 Weeks
Guitar Skills (Syd & Melb)
Tuesdays from 6-8PM, 4th July - 8th August
Keyboard Skills (Syd & Melb)
Tuesdays from 6-8PM, 4th July - 8th August
Drum Skills (Syd only)
Tuesdays from 6-8PM, 4th July - 8th August

AIM offers short courses for individual instruments. Take a 6-week music skills short course and gain a basic understanding on one of the following instruments:


Classes cover:

•    Introductory piano posture and technique
•    Major scales explained
•    Playing major and minor triads, inversions and arpeggios
•    Contemporary piano songs explored through the music of Elton John, Coldplay and Missy Higgins and others


Classes cover:

•    Outline of technical principles
•    Guitar specific notation (Chord boxes/Scale grids/Tab, etc.)
•    Practice techniques
•    Basic Folk/Pop/Rock chord progressions
•    Strumming patterns


Teacher: Dylan Jones

More about Dylan

Classes cover:
•   The role of the drums, drum names
•    How the drums fit with a band – using the drum kit with other instruments
•    Rock and funk drum patterns
•    Latin and jazz patterns

Register for 2015

Certificate of Completion

Students who complete an AIM short course will also receive a Certificate of Completion.