Guitar Basics For Bloomers | Guitar Lessons For Beginners Online

First Name
Shantanu
Last Name
Arora
Course Summary

Students enrolling for this long term beginners course will learn the seven different ways of playing the guitar. They would be taught lead, chords, rhythm, plucking, fingerstyle picking, flamenco and the percussive style. Students undergoing the beginners course will be able to play the guitar in the seven different styles taught through duration of this course as well as earn a certificate identifying their accomplishment.

Lives In

Delhi
Delhi
India

Course Duration
24 Weeks
Number of Students per section
2
Course Level
Beginner
Instruction Language
English
Taught On
Skype
Individuals
US$39.60

per week per student

1 week =
1
class
1 class =
60
minutes

Educator Profile

Educator Profile

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Instructor
First Name
Shantanu
Last Name
Arora
Number of years of relevant experience
18 Years Experience
From: India
Teacher Skill Keywords
Acoustic Guitar
Electric Guitar
guitar
Music
Spanish Guitar

Course Details

This beginners long term course will set the student on way to playing the guitar be it the acoustic or the electric guitar, within no time. The course will provide for a perfect balance between exploring the instrument, performance technique and music theory to get students playing the guitar in the earliest possible timeframe. Students who have been hesitant picking up the instrument can confidently pick up the instrument and learn through easy-access foundation and detailed lessons. The seven techniques of playing the guitar covered in the course, namely  lead, chords, rhythm, plucking, fingerstyle picking, flamenco and the percussive style, will further enhance the student's guitar playing abilities. Learning the technique of lead or soloing can help students carve out their place in a band where in they can play the melodies in a song.  This course is also poised to provide students the theoretical knowledge about chord, compositions, learning how to compose music, staff notation, harmonisation and understanding melody and beats.

After successful completion of this course, students can gear themselves for the next course by Shantanu Arora: Guitar Basics for Wizards

About Shantanu Arora: Shantanu Arora can easily be termed a child prodigy, who started learning the guitar at the age of eight to make his stage debut at 10. Ever since winning competitions has come naturally to Shantanu, with over 70 laurels as the best performer under his belt. No doubt, his talent has been recognised by many who have had him in their bands. The most renowned of them being Silk Route, All Seven Notes and Hyperion. At 28, Shantanu has turned out to be a professional with the guitar, establishing his own institution for musical learning called the Shan School of Music, that provides certifications from the prestigious Trinity School of Music in London.

Value Additions

This course is the perfect platform for anyone eager to learn playing the instrument, guitar. Undergoing training through this course you will get well versed with seven different techniques of playing the guitar and by the end of the course gain an understanding about chords, compositions, how to compose music, staff notations, harmonisation, melody and beats. Additionally, after completing the course successfully you will be awarded with a certificate recognising your accomplishment.

The ipassio Edge

Students enrolling for this long term course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 3 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their students progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since, long term courses are detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.

Course Specific Benefits

This course is the perfect fit for students wishing to get into the thick of things, in other words students eager to learn playing the guitar in a short period of time. This course not just provides for a strong foundation of basics in playing the guitar, it also acknowledges the student's effort by awarding him or her a certificate.

 

Prerequites

The course requires students to possess;

1. A guitar, could be acoustic or electric with a pick.

2. A notebook and pen to take down notes.

3. Students have an option to have a metronome, a mechanical device which indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music by producing a clicking sound.

4. A must above all requisites, for students enrolling for the course is cent percent commitment and focus to learn the instrument.

Weekly Schedule

These sections are for individual students.

Click on Enrol corresponding to the Section that matches your schedule.
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SECTION DAY & TIME Available
Section
Section A
Mon 09:30 PM - 10:30 PM America/New_York
2 Seats
SECTION DAY & TIME Available
Section
Section B
Tue 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM America/New_York
2 Seats
SECTION DAY & TIME Available
Section
Section C
Sat 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM America/New_York
2 Seats
+91-97400-50326 for any questions.

FAQs

Question
Is learning online a feasible medium to learn guitar?
Answer
Yes, with consistent practice and focus, online classes prove to be very effective.
Question
How long does it take for a student to get to a proficient level?
Answer
Students practicing regularly can improve their skills and become proficient at playing pieces like drifting and other percussive compositions in six months time.
Question
How much time does a student need to practice everyday?
Answer
Students need to practice for a minimum of 30 minutes everyday.
Question
What extra course material will students get apart from the live sessions?
Answer
Students enrolling for this course can additionally learn programs via Trinity College of Music, London. They get the opportunity to participate in Bi-annual and Annual shows apart from PDF notes, e-files and reference YouTube links.
Question
What if the student is unable to attend an upcoming class?
Answer
The student is required to inform the teacher about his absence from a particular session, two days prior to the class. In such a case, the teacher will reschedule the class and conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student. In case the student misses to give two days prior notice about his absence to the teacher, then the decision to conduct another class for that student is completely based on teacher’s discretion.
Question
What if the teacher wishes to reschedule a class?
Answer
In case the teacher is unavailable for the scheduled class, he/she will inform the students two days prior to the class. The teacher will conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student.
Question
Which guitar should the student look to buy?
Answer
Students can visit the mentioned link for guidance on buying their first guitar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMkQqg_GeO0

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