2012 GUITAR TUTORS CONFERENCE
SUNDAY 9th SEPTEMBER
at University of West London, Ealing, London, W5 5RF. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"The event of the year for anyone who teaches guitar"
The RGT Conference is now FULLY BOOKED
All spaces at this year's RGT conference have now been filled. We look forward to meeting everyone who's booked.
There are no more tickets now available, and entry on the day without advance booking is not possible.
Celebrating 20 years since the formation of RGT, the theme of this year's conference is
Improve and Expand Your Teaching.
Extensive programme of seminars by top music educators:
A Teacher’s Life
Helpful ideas about how to cope with the day-to-day practical issues and problems that can confront and confound guitar teachers.
Earn More From Teaching
Innovative ideas on how you can develop your teaching business and expand your income.
Using Creativity in Lessons
Ideas for using students’ creativity to help them reach their potential, plus some solutions for when lesson plans go adrift.
Setting Up a Guitar Teaching Business
Advice on the shortcuts that can be used and the pitfalls to avoid when setting up in business as a guitar teacher.
Useful advice and insights into how best to prepare for any of RGT’s professional guitar teaching qualifications.
Teaching Jazz Guitar
Approaches and strategies for teaching jazz guitar.
Ukulele for Guitar Tutors
How you can expand your teaching to include the ukulele, an instrument that is rapidly growing in popularity.
Ideas that you can use to help your students develop their lead guitar improvisation skills.
Explanations and demonstrations of what’s involved in RGT’s Performance Awards (with a focus on filmed and recorded rock guitar Performance Awards).
Advanced Blues Guitar
A demonstration of blues playing techniques and the theory behind blues harmony.
Rock Guitar Exams
Explanations and demonstrations of what’s involved in RGT’s Rock Guitar grade exams.
Acoustic Guitar Styles
A demonstration of a range of acoustic guitar techniques, with particular reference to pieces from the RGT acoustic guitar grades.
Jazz Guitar Diplomas
How best to prepare for RGT’s range of jazz guitar diplomas.
Electric Guitar Exams
Tips and advice to help you ensure your students achieve their full potential in RGT’s Electric Guitar grade exams..
Discover the Classical Guitar Repertoire
A demonstration of the range of styles that can be played on the classical guitar inc. baroque, classical & contemporary pieces.
Discovering Rock Guitar
From his legendary guitar solo on Gerry Rafferty’s 'Baker Street' to his nylon-string guitar lines on George Michael's 'Careless Whisper', guitar session legend Hugh Burns has played on many hit records with pop’s nobility from Paul McCartney to Michael Jackson, plus on a huge array of blockbuster film scores. Hugh will demonstrate guitar techniques with excerpts from his book ‘Discovering Rock Guitar’.
Venue and Times
The venue will be the University of West London, Ealing, London W5 5RF. There is free car parking nearby on Sundays, as well as good train and underground connections nearby. There is easy access from Heathrow airport. Full travel details will be sent upon receipt of this booking form.
Refreshments will be provided for all participants on arrival at no extra
cost. (Participants can purchase sandwiches and snacks for lunch, and additional
refreshments throughout the day at the university canteen.)
The conference will open at 10 a.m. and close at 4 p.m. This should enable most delegates to attend without the need for overnight accommodation.
Everyone booking for this year's conference will be entered into a
Free Prize Draw
(sponsored by JHS) to win an
Encore E69 Blaster Pack Electric Guitar Outfit, consisting of:
- Encore E69
- Electric Guitar
- B.B. Blaster Amp
- Guitar Tech Tuner
- Kinsman Carry Bag
- Kinsman Guitar Stand
- GYC Guitar Lead
- Guitar Tech Guitar Strap
- Encore Tutorial DVD
- Spare Set of Strings
Credit / debit card bookings can be made by telephone on 01424 222222
If you prefer you can print out and return the Postal Booking form with payment to:
Registry Courses, Registry Mews, 11-13 Wilton Rd, Bexhill, Sussex, TN40 1HY