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

1,540 ratings
429 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


Oct 12, 2015

Dear Friends,\n\nI really enjoyed this course, specially the way "Thaddeus Hogarth" teach the course, It is unbelievably strong and master piece.\n\nThanks a lot "Thaddeus Hogarth"\n\nGod bless you


Aug 09, 2017

Amazing course for a beginner and someone who want to pick it up after a long break. I would suggest this for people who has sufficient experience with the instrument. The tutor is really amazing.

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By Matija O

Mar 12, 2019

Easy, useful and professional!


Jan 08, 2019

this is my favorite teacher...

By Tusha F

May 09, 2018

Deserves every star. Excellent

By sango n

Nov 22, 2015

the best course so far for me

By Atharva B

Apr 02, 2019

Thaddeus is a damn cool guy!

By Atrandom

Aug 23, 2017


By Júá R

Oct 02, 2016

I want to learn everything!

By Vitalii R

Sep 15, 2016

Very useful and interesting

By Umut Y

Feb 18, 2016

Only and best in its class

By Yong L

Sep 01, 2015

sample to learn,very good!

By omar j a f

Nov 04, 2016

This course is excellent.

By 宋逸文

Jan 09, 2017

intuitive for beginners.

By Luis R S P

Dec 08, 2015

Me ha encantado el curso

By Joseph E S P

Sep 07, 2015

simplemente es increible

By Γιάννης Β

Jun 08, 2017

impresive for beginners

By Jon D

Aug 09, 2016

like the way he teaches

By Daniel P

Oct 17, 2015

Very Good!!!! Excellent

By 胡行宇

Oct 24, 2016


By José M G

Oct 27, 2015

Muy bueno e inspirador

By Sebastian W

Sep 03, 2015

Great course - thanks!

By Sheck

Aug 20, 2015

Perfect for beginners!

By Jaison C

Oct 16, 2019

More than I expected.

By Mihail B

Mar 15, 2018

Strongly recommended!

By Ashmit P

Aug 28, 2019

It was really great.

By 张天弼

Jan 25, 2016