Guitar Course

Level I Basic Note Reading and Chord Playing

What to Accomplish?

     * Mastery and Habit of Warm Up Exercises

     * Mastery of Basic Note Reading

     * Mastery of Notes on all strings in the First 5 Frets

     * Mastery of Basic Open String Chords

     * Mastery of Daily Practice

Book to Complete – GUITAR 1

     CERTIFICATE: Level 1 Note Reading and Chord Playing

Level II Basic Note Reading and Chord Playing

What to Accomplish?

     * Further Mastery and Habit of Warm Up Exercises

     * Further Mastery of Basic Note Reading

     * Introduction to Bar Chords

     * Introduction to Basic Rhythm Patterns

Book to Complete – GUITAR 2

     CERTIFICATE : Level 2 Note Reading and Chord Playing

Level III Intermediate Note Reading and Chord Playing

What to Accomplish?

     * Mastery of 2nd Level Warm Up Exercises

     * Mastery of Basic Rhythm Guitar Techniques

     * Mastery of Note Reading

     * Mastery of Bar Chords and Power Chords

     * Introductory and Preparatory Exercises for Level IV

                     (Basic Guitar Soloing)

Reference Book Used – Chords and Scales for Guitar

     CERTIFICATE : Level 3 Note Reading and Chord Playing

Level IV Basic Guitar Soloing Techniques (Pentatonics)

What To Accomplish?

     * Mastery of Level 3 Warm Up Exercises

                    (Preparation for Level V)

     * Introduction to Advanced Rhythm Guitar Techniques

     * Mastery of Pentatonic Scale and Positions

     * Mastery of 5 Soloing Tools

                  - Hammer-Ons

                  - Pull_Offs

                  - Slide

                  - Bend

                  - Vibrato

     * Mastery of Key Identification and Basic Soloing

       Reference Book Used – Chords and Scales for Guitar and

                  other Optional Supplementary Books

     CERTIFICATE :

                - Basic Guitar Soloing

                - Advanced Rhythm Guitar Techniques

Level V Intermediate Guitar Soloing Techniques (Modes)

What to Accomplish?

     * Mastery of Level 4 Warm Up Exercises

     * Mastery of Rhythm Guitar Techniques

     * Mastery of All 7 Modes

     * Mastery of Advanced Soloing Techniques

          * Alternate Picking

          * Linear Sequences

          * String Skipping

          * Note Repetitions

          * Legato Technique

          * Diversions in Note Sequences

          * Arpeggios

          * Tapping Techniques

          * Tremolo Use (Optional)

Book Used – Chords and Scales for Guitar and

          Other Supplementary Books

CERTIFICATE :

         - Advanced Guitar Soloing

         - Mastery of Rhythm Guitar Techniques

* Custom Course Outlines available for:

         - Rhythm Guitar Focus

         - Guitar Soloing Focus

Note : The Outline and time frame of the course will vary

            depending on students individual progress.

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