Guitar Classes with Junior Arto
GUITAR CLASSES with Júnior Arto
* every Tousday, hour: 20:30 – 22:00 / start: 19.09
– Musical theory
– Execution technique
– Ear Improvement
– Individual and group practice
What does the program consist of?
Weekly meeting that aims to introduce and improve the musical sensitivity of the participants. A priori the meetings will be grouped with theoretical and practical discussion about the theme. Participants are invited to bring their favorite songs together to build a repertoire that will be presented at the end of the cycle.
The main focus will be the guitar instrument. However the presence of other musical instruments is not ruled out.
The cycles of weekly meetings (on Tuesdays) will last 4 months where musical theory and practice, techniques of performance, listening and repertoire construction will be developed and discussed. At the end of the meeting we will make a presentation concert.
(We will discuss together the content and format of the repertoire according to the individual taste of each participant.)
Who is it addressed to?
The course is aimed at those who already have the minimum knowledge of the guitar, however it is not a mandatory prerequisite to participate. Just have the passion and will power to enjoy our journey!
Class language – mostly english / polish
Język zajęć: przeważająca część zajęć będzie prowadzona po angielsku / istnieje możliwość przetłumaczenia na polski!
class duration 2h – from 19h till 21h on Tuesdays
– 30min – musical theory (applied harmony)
– 30min – Implementation techniques in the instrument
– 60min – Practice and repertoire
Ps. Bring an instrument, a music notebook and a pen
About the instructor?
Junior Arto, a Brazilian living in Krakow, started his journey in the music world 28 years ago by the influence of his father – guitarist and grandfather – guitarist and accordionist. On the part of the father the influence of the bossa nova – from the decade of 50 – and the movement that later would be called MPB – Popular Brazilian Music; encompassing more than the bossa nova genre, other genres of the musical universe in Brazil. By the grandfathers the influences go back to the decade of 20, 30 and 40 with the Brazilian popular songbook. With the radio he made contact with the music of the world. He developed his guitar skills by attending classes with teachers from his hometown, later attending classes in major urban centers such as São Paulo and Curitiba. In Poland he made contact with, of course, Polish, French, Russian, Gypsy, Balkan and other music.