Guitar Basics for Bloomers | Guitar Lessons for Beginners Online







by Shantanu Arora

18 Years Experience

Recipient of the KarmaVeer Chakra by United Nations. Performed professionally with bands like Silk Route with Mohit Chauhan, All Seven Notes, etc.

US $39.6 per class |

for 1-on-1, 60 mins class

Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time

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Instruction Language

: English

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.

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Teacher's Profile

Shantanu Arora

Experience: 18 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Acoustic Guitar, Spanish Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Music
  • Education

    Graduate in Economics (Hons) from Delhi University

    MBA in Marketing (Gold Medalist) from Srisiim University

  • Work Details

    Artist, Guitarist, Vocalist, Performer - Music

  • 119 Online live sessions completed

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

    This beginners long term course will set the student on the 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.

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    Available For All Age-Groups

    100% Success-rate

    What you get?

    World-class masters as teachers

    Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

    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

    Teacher's performance bits for reference


    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

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