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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Guitar for Beginners by Berklee College of Music

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629 reviews

About the Course

Grasp the essentials needed to begin playing acoustic or electric guitar. You'll learn an easy approach to get you playing quickly, through a combination of exploring the instrument, performance technique, and basic music theory. For students who have long thought about picking up the acoustic or electric guitar, this course will provide an easy-access foundation that will get you playing. When first learning guitar, it is important to have the material presented in stages, in an enjoyable way that allows you to grasp the basics of the instrument and music. The course begins simply with the parts of the guitar, the names of the strings, tuning, and technique—whether finger-style or pick. It then explores the basics of music theory with such topics as scales, triads, power chords, and fingering and shapes. At the end of this course, students will understand the structure, parts, and accessories of the instrument, in addition to an understanding of its basic maintenance. Electric guitar players will learn the operation of their instrument along with basic options for amplification, effect pedals, and sounds. Students will also learn to develop correct technique and apply theory concepts to their playing. They will have the foundational knowledge necessary to pursue most intermediate guitar courses....

Top reviews


Sep 11, 2020

If you want to learn guitar no matter which guitar you want to learn acoustic or electric if you are a beginner then quickly join this course it will really help you to upgrade your skills in guitar.


Apr 4, 2020

This course was a brilliant experience. My special thanks to Thadeus Hoggart for his patient and well organized course. Highly recommended for all those who are planning to start playing the Guitar.

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By Roberto A

Aug 20, 2015

This course is very good!


Roberto Afonso!

By Dongxu W

Jun 29, 2020

The theory and practical skills taught are very helpful.

By Benjamin W

Nov 7, 2016

I loved the experience and how simplified it was. Great!

By Jose A I S

Jan 27, 2016

Perfect to start playing the guitar. Totally recomended.

By Leoncio J O R

Dec 7, 2015

Un excelente curso, la primera semana la llevo muy bien.

By Max H

Nov 29, 2020

an amazing way to start on guitar, l loved the course!!

By nimal p

Dec 20, 2015

very well explained , and highly practical approach....

By Deleted A

Nov 26, 2015

Good coverage of fundamentals with a hands-on approach

By Francisco A C C

Nov 19, 2015

Excellent training, i want to take anothers like this.

By oa m

Jan 12, 2020

Excelente curso. Realmente aprender a tocar guitarra.

By Emilson A V

Nov 16, 2017

It is simply a wonderful course. I am learning a lot.

By Rehan A

Jun 14, 2017

Excellent course..hope to see more courses on guitar.

By Tyra W

Dec 31, 2015

🎼😎🎼😎🎼 !!!!I just love it, love it!!!! 🎼😎🎼😎🎼

By ChrisZi

Dec 21, 2015

Very good course for begginers.But just for begginers

By 张惠淳

Sep 30, 2015

love this course give a basic understanding of Guitar

By Corina C

Aug 28, 2015

So glad to renew my knowledge about playing a guitar.

By Maxuel F C

Sep 20, 2021

Excelente curso para iniciantes de violão e guitarra

By ambrish s

Feb 19, 2018

I am not done yet, but, am really liking it. Thanks

By ashish k

Mar 10, 2017

It is very good course to learn basics about guitar.

By Serhii H

Jan 19, 2016

Simple and available for the first step is suitable.

By Jinvara K

May 11, 2020

I like this course. thanks for the basic of guitar!

By Cong G

Mar 5, 2016

Easy to understand.

Helpful for new guitar learners!

By Eduar M

Dec 28, 2015

It's the best first approach to the world of guitar

By Omkar L

Dec 28, 2015

One of the best courses by Berklee College of Music

By Ana V P M

Oct 19, 2015

I really enjoy this course. Everything is so clear.