Sumner Brothers Studios contemporary guitar and performance program is divided into four components. Each component can be the exclusive focus of a student or they can be worked through in a sequential manner. The following is a brief outline of the skills that will be developed and nurtured within each component.
Scales, modes, chords, finger-style, picking techniques, strumming patterns, improvising, sight-reading, time, hand position and posture and Suzuki method (for young students)
Creativity, common forms & structures, imitation, chord & scale theory, lyrics and arranging
Solfege, phrasing, delivery, vocal exercises, maintenance & health
Audience engagement, set-list composition, preparation, booking, branding, handling stress & anxiety