Online Western Style Guitar Lessons for Intermediate Players


by Harish Marappa

8 Years Experience

Performed in over 100 stage shows in India and abroad.

US $24 per class |

for 1-on-1, 45 mins class

Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time

ipassio has thousands of happy learners from the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Europe, UAE, and India.

Instruction Language

: English

Course Summary

This intermediate or advanced guitar lessons online introduces students to the next level of guitar learning, which delves deeper into chords, making students practice advanced chords namely diminished chords, augmented chords and polychords apart from teaching students about scales, modes, arpeggios. Students enrolling for this course will be able to better handle the guitar, in terms of holding, the positioning of hands and their movement on the fretboard or neck of the guitar. They will, by the culmination of this course be able to render different chords such as the diminished chords, augmented chords and polychords, besides being able to perform cover versions of renowned artists such as Iron Maiden, Metallica, Joe Satriani, Deep Purple and much more.

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Teacher's Profile

Harish Marappa

Experience: 8 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Electric Guitar, Chords
  • Education

    Music (Guitar) from Trinity College

  • Work Details

    Guitar Instructor - Dolce Music Academy

  • Online live sessions completed

    This particular teacher is already a hit among our students.
  • About the Course

    Students with basic knowledge about music and guitar are eligible for this course. This course covers guitar lessons for intermediate players. This course will cover advanced motor exercise, dexterity and finger independence exercises. Classes on Chords – Suspended Chords (Sus2, sus4), 5th (Power) Chords, Added Ninth 9th and 11th Chords, Major Sixth (Maj6) and Minor Sixth Chords (min6); Scales – Harmonic & Melodic minor scales. Modes- Modes in various keys, improvising; Arpeggios – 3 string, 4 string & 6 string will all be part of the advanced level course.

    Students will be given an introduction to harmonics and will be trained on hammer-on, pull-off techniques, slides, blues and rock guitar licks. They will be provided with ample opportunity to practise advanced rhythms, soloing, playing songs or cover versions using advanced chords, as well as the opportunity to master the fretboard, neck, economy picking and sweep picking. This course, providing one of the best online guitar lessons, will also introduce students to melodic phrasing, dynamics, string bending, tapping, pinch harmonics, right-hand muting and other nuances of playing the guitar, helping them graduate from novice to advance.

    Here is another basic course tailored by Harish Marappa where students will be introduced to the different types of guitars followed by the different parts in a guitar as well as the correct posture to hold the guitar Basics Of Guitar | Western Style | Learn Western Guitar Lessons Online

    About Harish Marappa: Born and brought up in Bangalore, Harish has been playing the guitar for the last fifteen years. Harish is a master of many styles playing contemporary, rock, metal, fusion, acoustic, ambience and blues. A keen learner Harish is an equally adept teacher loved by his students for his patience and style of teaching. One of his student appreciating his teacher mentions that Harish comes up with finger exercises on the fly to help students having trouble with pull offs or barre chords. That is Harish’s commitment to ensure anyone turning up to him for guidance never returns empty handed. Harish is now here on ipassio for the students who want to learn guitar online.

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    Course studio that amplifies passion learning

    Access to global creative community

    Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

    Milestone-based learning for best results

    Statement of Accomplishment

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    The earlier guitar was constructed from wood with its strings made of catgut. Catgut is a type of cord which is prepared from the natural fibre found in the walls of animal intestines. Sheep, goats, cattle, hogs, horses, mules, or donkeys were the animals used for this.

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    Pay as you go

    Pay as you go

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