There are many different types of plucked instruments and the guitar family covers just about every genre. Each type demands a slightly different discipline so be sure to ask for advice on choosing the right one.
- ‘Classical Spanish’ – Traditional classical guitar is rooted in the heart of Spain and uses a guitar with nylon strings and a hollow body. Repertoire ranges from early music to modern contemporary classical music and adopts rhythms and techniques found in flamenco.
- Acoustic – Has steel strings and focuses on the instrument as an accompaniment to the voice and is for players that want to explore folk, pop and acoustic based music.
- Electric – Has steel strings and relies on amplification to make a loud sound! Can be heard in rock, pop, funk and jazz.