GUITAR LESSON

One-on-one lessons with a professional guitarist!

Course Introduction

At Tiempo, we offer private lessons by active professional guitarists worldwide.
Since this is a one-on-one lesson, you can receive instruction according to your level and purpose, from beginner all the way to professional guitarist.

This guitar course is taught by Argentinian guitarist Leonardo Bravo, who has been is highly acclaimed for his exceptional musical sensibility and playing techniques, even in many guitar magazines. From beginners to those who aim to become professionals, he will enthusiastically and carefully teach one-on-one.

Genre

Classic / Folklore / Argentine Tango / Bossa Nova etc.

Lesson form Private lesson

1 class: 60 minutes

Attendance system

Tiempo will decide the lesson day after consulting and coordinating the schedule with the instructor in charge.

Tuition fee

Based on a cultural exchange program, flamenco professional guitarists, who are regularly invited, will carefully teach from basic performance to advanced playing. This is a great chance to take lessons directly from musicians who are active in the field. Our staff will translate the conversation with the instructor, so you can take the course with no worries.

Lesson form Private lesson

1 class: 60 minutes

Attendance system

We will decide the lesson day after consulting and coordinating the schedule with the instructor in charge.

Tuition fee

Tiempo offers various courses on Latin American culture. We also have dance recitals; such as flamenco shows, tango shows, and other events according to different lessons, in which students have the opportunity to show the results of their one year lessons in front of an audience.

Instructors

Classic and Latin Music Guitarist

Leonardo Bravo
(Argentina)

Argentina's world-class guitarist completed his studies with the Department of Music, Faculty of Arts, Rosario National University. Bravo has won numerous awards as a guitarist and composer. As a performer, he had concerts in his natal Argentina, South and North America and Europe.He came to Japan in 2003 and then made a debut recital in Japan in 2004. This was followed by a guitar solo concert tour in 2005. Although Bravo mainly plays guitar solos, duos and ensembles in Japan and other parts of Asia, he is also active in North and South America. In 2009, he received the John Edward Special Art Award from Marshall University. In 2010, he formed the Leonardo Blu Buttono Orchestra. In 2011, he started a lecture on tango lyrics. In addition to releasing solo and duo CDs, he has been involved in many CD productions as a conductor, director and co-star. Above all, the CDs “El entrevero” and “El alma en la raíz” are highly regarded by guitar magazines in England and France.

In 2008, he published a collection of works for guitar learners titled "Five Pieces" from Forest Hill Edition and a collection of 2013 tango masterpieces arranged by the Gendai Guitar Company. The repertoire contains classic, Argentine tango and folklore pieces. He has a deep knowledge of tango and folklore from his own country.

Flamenco Guitarist

Conrado Gmeiner
(Brazil)

Conrado Gmeiner was born in Brazil. He started playing the guitar at the age of 7 and studied at the Flamenco Guitar Academy in 1996. Since 1998, as a flamenco guitarist and music director, he has started professional activities at various events related to Spanish culture.

He has studied with Daniel Cardeira, Fernando de la Rua, Heraldo Nuñez, José Manuel León, Javier Conde and Dani de Moron. He performed as a guitar accompaniment at a flamenco workshop in Sao Paulo with dancers such as Manuel Lignan, Pepa Molina, Pedro Córdoba, Maria Juncal, Carmen "La Taregona" and Juana Amaya.In 2012, he accompanied the Spanish band "Saravá Calé" as a guitarist during their tour in Brazil.On October 2013, he participated at the 18th L'Hospitarate da Lubragato Flamenco Guitar Competition in Barcelona, Spain where he was among the eight semi-finalists. In April 2014, he visited Japan for the first time as a guitar instructor for Tiempo Iberamericano. As an instructor for eight months, he has also accompanied dancers such as Domingo Ortega, Andressa Abrantes and Karla Guzmán. Currently, he is an active guitarist and instructor in Japan and overseas.

Tuition fees

Classic and Latin Guitar (1 class: 60 minutes / tax included)

Instructor: Leonardo Bravo

  Member Non-member
1 lesson 6,900 yen 7,900 yen

• Pay the tuition fee at Tiempo’s reception before the lesson starts.

Flamenco Guitar (1 class: 60 minutes / tax included)

Instructor: Guitarist from overseas

  Member Non-member
1 lesson 4,800 yen 5,800 yen

• Pay the tuition fee at Tiempo’s reception before the lesson starts.

Discounts

Guitar courses are not eligible for discounts, but consider using them when taking other courses at Tiempo.

50% off for students up to 25 years old for all courses.

• Language (Spanish, italian or Portuguese): 9,500 yen 4,750 yen
• Latin dance / Arabian dance: 8,500 yen 4,250 yen
• Tango / Flamenco: 12,600 yen 6,300 yen

Applied to 65 years old or older members.

In addition, if you attend a class that ends by 18:30 on weekdays (Monday to Friday), you will receive a 35% discount together with a daytime discount and the senior discount.

• Language (Spanish, italian or Portuguese): 9,500 yen 6,180 yen
• Latin dance / Arabian dance: 8,500 yen 6,080 yen
• Tango / Flamenco: 12,600 yen 8,640 yen

The second course fee will receive a maximum discount of 51%.

DUO 1  Language Course + Dance Course
(22% discount from the total tuition fee)

Communication is important.
If you know a language, you will enjoy dance lessons even more.
For example, if you are a flamenco student and you are attending a Spanish language lesson, the cost is the following:

Flamenco 12,600 yen + Spanish 9,500 yen
Total 22,100 yen
However, with the Duo Discount of 22%, the cost will be 17,240 yen
In other words, the second course (Spanish) will be about half the price (4,640 yen)!!

DUO 2  Dance Course + Dance Course
(20% discount from the total tuition fee)

Latin dance, Tango, flamenco and or Arabian dance.
For students that want to take many courses, we recommend this discount!
For example, if a tango student attends Latin dance classes the cost will be as the following:

Tango 12,600 yen + Latin dance 8,500 yen
Total: 21,100 yen with 20% discount, the cost will be 16,880 yen
In other words, the second course (Latin dance lesson) will be about half the price (4,280 yen)!!

If you take two classes in each course, you will receive the discount.

7% discount on total family tuition.

The first family member (all courses) + second family member (all courses) + 3rd...
A 7% discount on the total tuition fee for all students, such as couples, parents or family members.

* The tuition fee will be withdrawn, however, from a common bank account.
* This discount can also be used in with other kinds of Tiempo discounts. (Ex. Student and senior discount.)

For example: Spanish + Tango + Latin Dance
In this case, the third Latin dance tuition will receive a 90% discount!!

Spanish 9,500 yen + Tango 12,600 yen + Latin Dance: 8,500 yen

Total Tuition: 30,600 yen
However, with the 25% discount, the cost will be: 22,950 yen
In other words, the Latin dance tuition fee will be from 8,500 to 880 yen!!

We will provide a 3,000-yen coupon for members who introduced Tiempo to their friends!

Please introduce us to your friends! If your friends start any group lesson at Tiempo, you will receive a 3,000-yen coupon that can be used for workshops.

* Current Tiempo’s member
* Coupons cannot be used to pay group lessons fees.

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  Bellydance

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  Fine arts

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  Others

Contact

Please contact us about the date and time you would like take a trial lesson.
Also advise your name and the kind of lesson/s you wish to try.


(NPO Tiempo Iberoamericano)

3F Daimyo11511 Bldg., 1-15-11 Daimyo,
Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0041

+81 92-762-4100
+81 92-762-4104

Email: clasestiempo.jp

https://tiempo.jp/

Weekday: 12:00 - 22:00
Sat., Sun. and Natinal holidays: 11:00 - 18:00

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[Nishitetsu Tren (Tenjin Ōmuta Line)]
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[Subway]
  - 10 minutes' walk from "Tenjin" station.
  - 7 minutes' walk from "Tenjin Minami" station of Nanakuma Line.

[JR - Japan Railways]
  - JR "Hakata" station Nishitetsu Bus to "Kego 1 cho-me" or "Imaizumi 1 cho-me".
  - JR "Hakata" station Subway to "Tenjin" station. →10 minutes' walk from "Tenjin" station.

[Nishitetsu Bus]  The nearest bus stop are "Kego 1 cho-me" or "Imaizumi 1 cho-me".

[Highway Bus]  7 minutes' walk from "Tenjin Bus Center".