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Killer Sounds and Cool Kit: Inside the Electric Guitar | Goldsmiths University

Goldsmiths, University of London

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 18:30 - Wednesday, 28 June 2017 at 21:00 (BST)

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Ever wondered why a Stratocaster sounds different to a Jazzmaster or why vintage Les Pauls are so prized, how overdrive pedals work or why valve amps give you such great tone? Then this is the course for you!

 

We are proud to present this exciting new programme hosted by our Music department.

 

This is a 10 week programme, during which we’ll take an in-depth look at the tools of your trade. As well as informal lectures and seminars there will be plenty of opportunities to gain personal experience with top-quality vintage and contemporary equipment in the studio environment. There will also be DIY workshops for setting up guitars, upgrading pickups and pots, making basic pedals and recording techniques. No previous experience of luthiery or electronics is required – and a passion for all things guitar is more important than technical proficiency. 

 

If you have any further questions about this course please email shortcourse@gold.ac.uk and we'll be happy to help.

This course runs from 6.30-9pm on Wednesdays from 26 April - 28 June 2017

 

Do you have questions about Killer Sounds and Cool Kit: Inside the Electric Guitar | Goldsmiths University? Contact Goldsmiths, University of London

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Goldsmiths University
New Cross
SE14 6NW London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 18:30 - Wednesday, 28 June 2017 at 21:00 (BST)


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Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, known for its excellence in creative and cultural arts, humanities and social sciences, runs an exciting range of adult education and short training courses, giving busy people the chance to work towards new opportunities and a more fulfilling future. This includes a diverse, new range of evening and weekend courses, taught by the same experts that teach our ground-breaking degree programmes. This is a chance for you to get a taste of the challenging courses that has made our graduates so successful in creative, cultural and business communities.

So whether you want to learn a new career skill, enhance your job prospects or just discover a new hobby, and at the same time develop your networks, then our short courses are a great opportunity to enrich your life and join the vibrant learning community at a world-class university.

What are we offering? Short courses in Business, Innovation and Marketing, Creative Computing, English & Comparative Literature, Music, Dance and Drama, as well as Social Science subjects applied to real life such as Anthropology, Psychology, Social , Therapeutic and Community Studies.

Goldsmiths is also home to the only Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance, whereby professional arts platforms are used to promote Chinese language and culture.

 

 

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