‘Metallica Riffs’ course at Guitar Festival

From 26-28 August 2010 the University of Ulster, Magee Campus, will come alive with the sound of electric guitars as the City of Derry Guitar Festival hosts the new ‘Metallica Riffs Library’ electric guitar course.

The course will be held by Belfast based guitarist and composer Paul McMordie, and will run throughout the weekend, Friday to Sunday. Participants will have the opportunity to explore and practise some of the most popular electric guitar techniques used by the legendary band Metallica in a relaxed and informal learning environment.At the end of the workshop they will be joined on stage by a full band to perform at the Student Gala Concert, on Sunday 28th August, 7.30pm.

Classical and acoustic guitar courses and workshops will also run throughout the weekend with Carlos Bonnell, Matthew McAllister, Gabriel Guillen, Victoria Zhadko and Sean McTaggart.

Find a downloadable application form on the website www.cityofderryguitarfestival.com or telephone: 71. 311288 to request one (course fees: £120 / £245 residential). Concert tickets cost £12, £8 concession and £5 for students. £7 / £5 / £3 for the lunchtime recitals.