Guitar 101: Beginner Lessons for Guitar
Takes basic guitar skills and turns them into talents worthy of a solo on stage!
Have you ever wondered where the guitar greats learned their craft? They probably started off just as you have – with a handy helper! We have the ultimate version of starter guides in this beginners guitar course.
Start your journey to becoming one of those star guitarists you’re always admiring! The course is your step-by-step guide to learning to play the guitar perfectly. Perfect beginnings make for perfect performances! This course teaches you everything you need to learn, right from the beginning.
That means this course starts at how you should be seated while playing the guitar, which fingers to use and how to use them as well as tips on performing in public. From Aguinaldos to The Star Spangled Banner, this course teaches you to play even the most simplest of songs with panache. It covers all basic steps from parts of a guitar, chords both major and minor, and scales.
Samuel Ramos is currently the Instructional Technologist for the University of San Diego in Southern California. He holds a Bachelors in Music Education from Antillean Adventist University, and his Masters in Educational Media Design and Technology from Full Sail University.
He has served as a music teacher for 14 years and as Assistant professor in the Guitar Department at the Inter-American University of San German, Puerto Rico. Recently served as the Instructional Designer for Taylor Guitars in San Diego, California, designing online content for their internal and external learning platforms.
Between teaching jobs, Samuel authored several instructional books and guides for learning several instruments including the Puerto Rican cuatro, guitar, and mandolin among many others.
In his spare time, Samuel designs instructional content for his online community and blog at 4jibaro.com, a place where Puerto Rican music is the focal point. He constantly strives to increase awareness of Puerto Rican music and its heritage. With music as his wand, he attempts to transform the world, one cuatro at a time!