About this Specialization

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Have you always wanted to play the guitar, but never knew where to start? Whether you’re just picking up the guitar for the first time or you just want to brush up on your skills, the Guitar Techniques specialization created by Berklee College of Music will help you practice the techniques you need to bring your playing to the next level. Throughout this 16-week specialization, you’ll lay a firm foundation by learning and practicing major, minor, and pentatonic scales as well as triads and chords. You’ll also practice improvising, writing melodies and licks, and playing through lead sheets. By the end of this specialization, you’ll have learned the skills and confidence to perform your favorite songs in front of an audience.
Learner Career Outcomes
33%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
50%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
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100% online courses
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Flexible Schedule
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Beginner Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
33%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
50%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Guitar for Beginners

4.8
stars
1,927 ratings
549 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Guitar Scales and Chord Progressions

4.7
stars
280 ratings
97 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Guitar Chord Voicings: Playing Up The Neck

4.9
stars
17 ratings
7 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Guitar Performance Techniques

4.5
stars
21 ratings
11 reviews

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