This course will cover basic music theory concepts such as rhythm, scales, and octaves. Mozumder will also teach all students finger techniques for their instrument, including providing guidance in practicing with their right hand controlling their instrument and their left hand offering fingerings to employ the tune. This course will provide practical guidance in the learning process of playing chords on the guitar as well. As a beginner’s course, students will not need to complete a prerequisite course before enrolling.
ABOUT THE TEACHER: Born into a musical family, Snehasish Mozumder began receiving his musical training from his immediate family at the young age of four. Since this time, Mozumder has received the training of many talented gurus during the duration of his musical career. Today, Snehasish performs in many major festivals in India and abroad, including Sankat Mochan Utsav of Varanasi, Swami Haridas Sangeet Sanmelan of Mumbai, Indian Habitat Centre of Delhi, and many others. He has recorded and performed Indian Classical music throughout India, Europe, and North America, including sharing the stage with Eric Clapton while in Pt Ravi Shankar's orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall concert for George Harrison in 2002. Additionally, Snehasish is the recipient of Surmani and Jadubhatta Awards. Eager to ensure this musical tradition is passed onto the next generation, Mozumder serves as an educator in addition to teaching students from all over the world. His teaching style is fluid, leaving him ample room to acclimate each lesson plan to his student on an individual level, ensuring each of his students receive the individualized attention necessary to become a master of their art.
Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 1 or 2 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 this course is 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.
Students enrolling in Guitar Lessons for Beginners will need to have regular access to the instrument of their choice for lessons and practice. Students will also need paper and pen for note taking, time to commit to lessons, as well as independent practice, and, most importantly, a desire to learn. Upon successful completion of this course, all students will be ready to advance to the intermediate stage of learning. Students will also be ready to perform simple songs on their instrument.