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Getting Started with the Puerto Rican Cuatro

Your first step to learning how to play the cuatro Puertorriqueño.

The Getting Started with the Puerto Rican Cuatro introductory course takes you on a step-by-step journey to learning this amazing instrument.

Discover quick and easy ways to...

  • Identify high and low sound and the notes on the musical alphabet.
  • Identify the different parts of the cuatro.
  • Hold your instrument.
  • Learn picking and fretting techniques.
  • Identify the notes on the open strings.

Learning how to play has never been that easy—enroll in this easy-to-follow course today.


Your Instructor


Samuel Ramos
Samuel Ramos

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!


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
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.

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