Course Duration24 Weeks
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.
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.
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.
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.