Beginning Guitar Class

Book: Ernie Ball phase 1  Guitar

Week 1

Explanation of physical guitar parts and types

Proper posture

Finger exercises

Power Chords

First song      twinkle  twinkle

 

Week 2

Recap

Open Chords E, A,D

Power Chords

Strum patterns

4/4 Time

 

Week 3

Recap

Counting (Whole, half, quarter, eight notes)

Reading TAB

Power Chords

Rhythm

 

Week 4

Recap

Basic music theory

Music alphabet

Reading TAB, Notation, Chords

Major Scale

Choose second song

 

Week 5

Re cap

Open chords G,C,F,B

Second song

 

Week 6

Recap

Reading TAB, Notation, Chords

 

Week 7

Recap

 

Blues scale

 

Week 8,9,10,11,12

Recap

explore  strum patterns, Play complete songs