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01588 676060


Event - Guitar workshop: Tutor Dave Malkin

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The guitar in traditional music
Dave's workshop will focus on plectrum-style accompaniment techniques, exploring harmony, understanding rhythm and using the guitar effectively in standard tuning. We will also talk about developing a solid technical foundation, and the guitar as a melody instrument. (Intermediate to advanced).

Dave Malkin is a guitarist, composer and arranger. He studied guitar at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and now performs with John Dipper as Dipper Malkin -

'The best-organised workshops far & wide'
£48 per day, including lunch and refreshments Max 10 places available. To book please email Kitty:


School Road
Craven Arms


Phone: 01588676060


From: 20th October 2018
To: 20th October 2018

Guitar workshop: Tutor Dave Malkin

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is operated by Grow Cook Learn, a registered charity, connecting people to the food, history and landscape of the Shropshire Hills, providing opportunities to local people and visitors to learn and discover.
Registered Charity in England Number 1158795