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

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1,535 ratings
426 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

RR

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

MG

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 kathi s

Jan 16, 2018

this course moves quickly from basic onward - great review for practicing students

By Marcelo N B R

Sep 03, 2016

Excellent! Very high quality for an introductory course. Absolutely recommendable.

By Gaurav K

Apr 20, 2016

The course is very good and get students familiar with basics of guitar very well.

By Cecilia S

Sep 22, 2019

Simple yet efficient , it explains very well the music theory essential to play.

By Enio P d A

Jun 06, 2017

Excelente curso! Já vi quase todos os vídeos, mas me falta tempo para a prática.

By Filipe M

Dec 31, 2015

I really helped to create an understanding of my instrument and music in general

By Kevin M B

Jul 18, 2016

Great course! Just wish I had the time necessary to dedicate to do well in it.

By Kelly N

Feb 23, 2016

Videos are well done. Starts out slow so you don't have to have any experience.

By Pablo d T F V

Dec 02, 2016

Perfect for absolute beginners! With a bit of practice, practice and practice.

By Mayur S

Jul 08, 2016

i like this course very much the technique of teaching is simple and effective

By Peter R

Dec 30, 2015

Extremely good in taking a beginner and getting them on their way into guitar.

By Roy R

Aug 26, 2018

Great introduction to playing guitar that is taught at an easy to learn pace!

By Kiko M

Nov 19, 2016

Excellent course, even for people that already play the guitar as a beginner

By Lilian H

Nov 21, 2015

Estou achando bastante instrutivo!!! Show demais! Esse professor é demais!

By Elijah A

Dec 09, 2018

I loved taking this guitar course and had a fun time learning new chords.

By Brett R

Feb 22, 2016

Professor Hogarth will build your confidence as you learn to play guitar.

By Kagehousi

Dec 31, 2015

首先,要深切地表达一下对这位吉他老师的喜爱,真的超级棒。

其次呢,很高兴在这里找到了一个学习吉他的平台,课教得很棒, 自己可以在家里慢慢钻研和回味。

By Leandro M L

Oct 20, 2015

The best online course that I have been. Excellent teacher and plataform.

By Konstantin P

Oct 04, 2015

Great course!

Very intuitive and clear.

Thanks professor Thaddeus Hogarth.

By Pedro I J

Sep 01, 2017

maravilhoso curso,ótimos instrutores,muito bem explicado,método simples

By Roland J D A U

Jun 14, 2016

Muy bueno el nivel introductorio ya quiero empezar las clases prácticas

By Alvinus M

Mar 28, 2016

This is a great course. Gentle on the beginner but very robust content.

By Lennox Z R J

Nov 04, 2015

Really enjoyed this course and the people who participated. Thank you.

By Yihan S

Jul 24, 2019

Pretty good as a start point and guide you to the next level, like it!

By Ravi Y

Dec 25, 2016

Very easy to understand and I recommend it to all new guitar learners.