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.

Your Instructor

Samuel Ramos
Samuel Ramos

Samuel Ramos is a seasoned educator, instructional designer, and musician. He graduated from Antillean Adventist University with a Bachelor's in Music Education and from Full Sail University with a Master's in Educational Media Design and Technology, equipping him with the knowledge to excel in both academics and music.

Not only has Samuel served as a music teacher and Assistant professor of Guitar at the Inter-American University of San German, Puerto Rico, but he has also had the opportunity to become the Multimedia Designer for the Walt Disney Company, Digital Learning Designer for the University of St. Augustine at San Marcos, California campus, and Sr. Instructional Technologist for the University of San Diego. His skills have also extended to becoming LMS Administrator/Instructional Designer for Taylor Guitars in San Diego, California. He wrote several instructional books on playing various instruments including the Puerto Rican cuatro, guitar, and mandolin.

When he is not busy teaching or designing content, Samuel dedicates his time to—a website that serves as an online community aiming to increase awareness about Puerto Rican folklore music and its heritage. Through his work here Samuel attempts to bring hope and joy to persons through music by transforming the world – one note at a time!

Course Curriculum

  Session Two: Essential Music Theory
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  Session Three: Guitar Basics
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  Session Eleven: Essential Chords & Scales for Beginners
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
It is a completely self-paced online course—you decide when you start and when you finish. We'll provide you with a study plan to follow and track your progress. You'll be able to submit performance videos for feedback from the instructor.
Do I get access to everything with the "membership"?
Immediate access to every video lesson, 300+ interactive sheet music, live Q&A sessions and access to the community. You’ll also get your questions answered through live lessons, discussion boards and chat.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.