Tiple 101: Beginners Lessons for the Puerto Rican Tiple

Fun filled journey to learn the Tiple, and through it the beautiful Puerto Rican heritage.

For the musical at heart, the Puerto Rican Tiple course is a boon! From the moment you start taking the lessons, you’re hooked. A befitting testament to the beautiful heritage of Puerto Rico!

If you are a novice and are eager to learn from the best, don’t fret for lack of opportunity! This course is prolific in its explanations and instructions, keeping it simple from start to finish. The course covers everything from theory, scales and chords to danzas and classical music.

The course is perfect for basic beginners. It starts where you would want to—parts of a Tiple and posture while playing a Tiple. These seemingly simple steps are the foundation to being one of the best!

The course has been written in the notation and tablature formats. Each song bears the chords that are to be used. All time favorites find themselves in the pages—from Jingle Bells and Twinkle, Twinkle to The Star Spangled Banner. The forte of this course is its stress on the step-by-step instruction guide that helps you along in a proactive manner. That way, you don’t skip the really important matters!

For a fun filled journey to learn the Tiple, and through it the beautiful Puerto Rican heritage, don’t go further than this book! You have already found the Holy Grail of Tiple Learning!

Your Instructor

Samuel Ramos
Samuel Ramos

Samuel Ramos is an experienced educator, instructional designer, and musician. He graduated from Antillean Adventist University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and Full Sail University with a Master's Degree in Educational Media Design and Technology, giving him 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 a multimedia designer for the Walt Disney Company, a digital learning designer for the University of St. Augustine at the San Marcos, California campus, and a senior instructional technologist for the University of San Diego. His skills have also extended to LMS Administrator/Instructional Designer for Taylor Guitars in San Diego, California. He has written several instructional books on playing various instruments, including the Puerto Rican cuatro, guitar, and mandolin.

When he is not busy teaching or creating content, Samuel dedicates his time to 4jibaro.com - a website that serves as an online community to promote awareness of Puerto Rican folk music and heritage. Through his work here, Samuel seeks to bring hope and joy to people through music by changing the world - one note at a time!

Course Curriculum

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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.