Guitar Basics | Western Style | Guitar Teacher Teaches How To Play The Guitar
By Sanjay Chandrakanth
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How to learn to play guitar for beginners?
For beginners, you may buy a second hand guitar for you to learn playing the basics. Start with learning the finger position to play Em or pronounced as E minor, which is one of the most basic chords. Next step is to learn how to hold the guitar and basic strumming. Follow this by learning to play the chord D major. Students need to learn basic music theory in order to be able to read music notations. With proper guidance from a teacher, students can learn the techniques of soloing or lead. For many acoustic guitar beginners, chord changes and progressions are the next logical stage to cover. Though there are several free youtube videos available, nothing can give you the right guidance as much as step-by-step private lessons.
Why guitar lessons from ipassio?
ipassio has guitar courses from some of the top guitarists in the world. Students can take private classes seated comfortably at home. From beginner to advanced students, classes are taken step-by-step by the teacher. Students are taught guitar lessons based on their level of understanding as well as their skills. After the classes are taken, teachers will provide several exercises and notations for the students to continue practising. This will enhance their overall skills quickly. Classes are taken via video conferencing usually through Skype. Students are required to install Skype app and connect with teachers live to get guidance. Learning acoustic and electric guitars are slightly different. Whichever you preferred type is, teachers at ipassio can teach you at a deep level.
Topics to be covered
The guitar courses will begin with the very basics of its physical attributes, terminology, types of guitars available, correct posture while holding as well as right and left hand coordination. Students will be educated on the several roles played by a guitarist: lead guitarist, bass and rhythm guitarist. Coming to the theoretical aspects, students will be taught major, minor scales and chords. In later stages, course will cover finger-friendly techniques such as flat-picking and dynamic control. Certain topics like composing music, staff notation, harmonisation and understanding melody and beats. Students will also be taken step by step into playing Western, Indian and instrumental music depending on the guitar teacher.
Different styles in guitar
Two major types of guitars are acoustic and electric. These are usually the ones everyone is accustomed to. The guitar itself is different for acoustic and electric. ELectric guitars. Electric guitar is the heart of rock and roll, and require power chords, power riffs, etc. Acoustic guitar is the one everyone usually starts off with. It does not compulsorily require external power to play it. Some of the other styles of guitar playing include Blues guitar, jazz guitar, country guitar and R&B. Playing styles are very subjective to the guitarist and the teachers at ipassio can help you uncover your hidden interests.
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