Specialization Course on Guitar | Western Style
This course is designed for students who have successfully completed the course on guitar basics for beginners. This course is an intense module aimed at training students on playing cover versions of challenging guitar solos of popular classic rock anthems chosen by the teacher. Students completing this course successfully will be able to play solo cover versions of three popular rock anthems with comfort.
This course is a reiteration of the course title, ‘ Play Like a Pro - Nail That Guitar Solo’. It tries to train students at the intermediate level, tricks and techniques that can enable them to play solo cover versions of popular rock anthems, selected by the teacher. This course is a perfect fit for guitar players wishing to focus on solo and rock anthem guitar solos from the classic solo genre. The course is segmented into three levels that dwell into the scales and modes incorporated, playing expressions used as well as the sound and tonality of the guitar. The course covers the three levels by teaching students about expressions of electric guitar playing, comprising note-slides, string bends, hammer-ons, pull-off, finger-tapping, legato, whammy bar scoops, harmonics etc. This course also sheds light on the study and application of scales and modes, guitar tone and effects in relation to playing the guitar solo.
If the student wants to learn more insights on the elementary and rudimentary factors of guitar playing, here is another course by Sanjay Chandrakanth: Guitar Basics | Western Style | Guitar Teacher Teaches How To Play The Guitar
Abou t Sanjay Chandrakanth: Adept at playing different styles of music, be it blues, rock, jazz, funk or sufi, Sanjay’s heart lies with classic rock. His knowledge about music, especially the guitar has been honed through 3 decades of dedication. Inspired by legends such as Carlos Santana, David Gilmour, Eddie Van Halen, Gary Moore and Joe Satriani, Sanjay has been a member of umpteen bands through the 80’s, when rock culture was still in its nascent stage in the country. Having mastered the guitar, Sanjay now dedicates his efforts towards imparting the treasure trove of knowledge he has accumulated through the years. Sanjay’s intent at sharing his best with his students and everyone else keen to learn about the guitar helped him develop this digital tutoring module for guitar. Sanjay currently oversees his guitar tutoring firm ‘Stringdom’, as mentor.
This course can be an awesome confidence booster for you, if you who have been practising the guitar for a while and have successfully completed the beginners' course. It boosts your confidence by training and teaching you tips and tricks that help you play solo without the assistance or vigilance of your teacher. On completion of this course, you are able to perform the cover versions of popular rock anthems, able to understand the composition and play without assistance. It equips you with the knowledge to further your learning with confidence to passionately follow your hobby or turn professional playing at gigs or creating your own band.
Students enrolling for this course on ipassio have the advantage of getting introduced to or learn the intricacies of an art form, from an experienced exponent of the art. This course deals with creating a strong foundation on a specific topic. The syllabus of this course is predefined and ready before the commencement of the course. This gives students a clear understanding of the knowledge they will gain in the stipulated period of time, helping them in their planning and decision making. The class strength is limited to 3, ensuring that each student gets attention. A set of 3 individuals enrolling for a course encourages learning from peers and social interaction. This course bodes good for students passionate about learning, setting them up for the advance level of learning.
This course helps students progress from being a novice to becoming adequately skilled at playing the guitar. The students after the completion of this course are confident of understanding the concept of soloing as well playing cover versions of popular rock anthems as a solo effort.
- Need to own a good quality electric guitar with a whammy bar that allows the guitar to stay in tune;
- May need a guitar with a hard-tail bridge;
- Guitar effects processor (or individual analog pedals: necessarily, Overdrive, Distortion, Compressor, Chorus, & Delay) along with an amplifier and speaker;
- Current skill level of Intermediate & above; and
- A minimum practice of the guitar exercises at least for an hour every day.
These sections are for individual students.
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