Tag Archives: City of Bath College

Bath Guitar Festival 2011 – Newton Faulkner, Ben Prestage, Juan Martin, To’Mezclao

Newton Faulkner kicks off the Bath Guitar Festival with a fantastic live performance at the Bath Forum. The guitar festival, now in its 19th year, has returned to the city of Bath after a one-year hiatus and promises to deliver … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding ~ Picnic in the Park at Royal Victoria Park, Bath

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Royal Victoria Park in Bath for the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Well-wishers  arrived as early as 8am to claim prime spots in the famous park, and by the time the … Continue reading

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CofBC tutor play through #2

As part of the students learning at City of Bath College the instrumental tutors perform to the class presenting them with a close look at the structures, techniques and musical approaches that different genres of music demand. This term we are … Continue reading

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CofBC Pop 1 graded play-through #2

This was the second opportunity for my CofBC Pop 1s to perform solo to the class. Building on the lessons learned from their previous play-through, the students chose a song to perform in front of what will be one of their … Continue reading

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CofBC tutor play through #1

As part of the students learning at City of Bath College the instrumental tutors perform to the class presenting them with a close look at the structures, techniques and musical approaches that different genres of music demand. During this term … Continue reading

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CofBC Pop 1 graded play-through #1

My Pop 1 guitar students at the City of Bath College were set a task to learn a song to performance standard for a play-through to a classroom of their peers on their return to college this term. The class … Continue reading

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CAGED System: Arpeggios

This post is for my students at the City of Bath College. This is the third installment of the CAGED system and like the CAGED chord and scale shapes in my previous blog posts this CAGED arpeggio system creates five … Continue reading

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