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

2,169 ratings
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 Chinmay J

Jul 3, 2017

Best Introductory course for Guitar lovers.

By guillermo b a

Mar 15, 2017

excelente curso para empezar en la guitarra

By Петров А С

Feb 10, 2017

very good course to start playing on guitar

By Dmitry P

Dec 17, 2015

very cool as guitar studying should be! THX

By William E L

Dec 20, 2020

Well done course! Thank you for your time!

By Luis E P

Sep 4, 2019

This course is essential, it is very good!

By Kirsty M

Jan 1, 2020

Excellent free course! Really enjoyed it.

By Vaibhav A

Feb 24, 2018

Best course to begin your Guitar journey.

By shann

Mar 1, 2016

i like this though i did not finished it

By Bernardo F

Apr 25, 2022

​Wonderful course. Excellent Instructor.

By Justin B

Nov 3, 2021

Great course to improve my guitar skills

By Katlyn M

Mar 16, 2021

This was an amazing course to start out!

By Luis P L

Jun 13, 2020

Very interesting for absolute begginers.

By Ajay C

Nov 21, 2017

A good way to learn the basics of guitar

By Gabriela S J

Jan 7, 2022

Excellent course! You will learn a lot.

By Devendra D

Oct 16, 2020

Great on instructions on playing guitar

By nethmi i

Oct 29, 2021

This was really good , I learnt a lot.

By Paul P S C

Nov 27, 2020

muy buen curso, totalmente recomendado

By Eric F d M A

Aug 11, 2020

Excellent course and very nice method!

By Jason L

Jun 11, 2016

Great music course deserves spreading!

By Cristian N M

Nov 11, 2015

Excelent pace, depth and... rithm! :-)

By Sergio A G M

Mar 28, 2021

Great theory, but practice is on you.

By Jefferson E C M

Jun 17, 2016

Empezaremos la otra semana con toda!!

By Laura M M E

May 30, 2016

Genial. Aprendí mucho. Muchas gracias


Mar 19, 2016

Great Course !! Awesome Experience...