Class information

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Institution Berklee College of Music
Code N/A
Language English
Next session To be announced
Estimated workload 6-8 hours/week
Level N/A
Categories Music, Film, & Audio
Instructors Thaddeus Hogarth


Start date Duration
Past Feb. 2, 2015 6 weeks
Past Oct. 13, 2014 6 weeks
Past April 28, 2014 6 weeks
Past Jan. 27, 2014 6 weeks
Past Oct. 14, 2013 6 weeks
Past July 19, 2013 6 weeks
Past April 29, 2013 6 weeks

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For students who have long thought about picking up the acoustic or electric guitar, this course will provide an easy-access foundation that will get you playing. When first learning guitar, it is important to have the material presented in stages, in an enjoyable way that allows you to grasp the basics of the instrument and music. The course begins simply with the parts of the guitar, the names of the strings, tuning, and technique—whether finger-style or pick. It then explores the basics of music theory with such topics as scales, triads, power chords, and fingering and shapes.

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No musical experience or ability to read music is required.


1 post

  • Wasswa Ronald
    Written 1 year, 10 months ago
    Materials: Good
    Difficulty: Hard
    me two am talented and i would like to get scolarship to develop my talents eg Composing and writing songs, singing, acting, playing guitor ETC.

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