Student testimonial - “Thank you for such a great course! It made learning guitar very systematic and understandable. All other books I had tried to learn from were so confusing and this course was very logical and easy to follow. I really enjoyed your sense of humor and teaching style"
This is a 3 part interactive course that teaches music reading and guitar theory across the entire fretboard. This course is designed to be taken after completingIntroduction to Guitar Part Two.
The main objective of this course is to guide the student to create beautiful expressive music. This comprehensive guitar course is packed with video demonstrations, detailed written instructions, illustrations, photos and audio recordings that show exactly how to apply techniques used by professional players.
Students have access to the course material 24/7 and work at their own pace. Mastering Your Guitar Fretboard consists of 24 lessons in total. The course is divided into 3 parts. Each part consists of 8 lessons. Each lesson consists of 5 chapters and one lesson assignment. The lessons are delivered to the students email inbox each Wednesday for 8 weeks. $99
The main objective of the part 1 course is to introduce notes on the E1 and B2 strings to the 12th fret to learn and play beautiful new music. The topics and techniques to be introduced are slurs, trills & mordents, grace notes, vibrato, glissando and portamento, and an introduction to bar chords. Read part one syllabus.
The main objective of the part 2 course is to introduce notes on the G3 and D4 strings to the 12th fret to learn and play beautiful new music. The techniques and key topics introduced in this course will be: Economy fingering, note recognition on the E1, B2, G3 and D4 strings across the fretboard, natural harmonic production, comparing music in various fret positions and unison note comparison across the fretboard. Read part two syllabus.
The main objective of the part 3 course is to introduce notes on the A5 and E6 strings to the 12th fret to learn and play beautiful new music. The techniques and key topics introduced in this course will be: Unison and enharmonic equivalents as well as note recognition on all six strings across the fretboard, continued bar chord development, drop D tuning, how to transpose music to another key and continued development of musical interpretation and expression through dynamics. Read part three syllabus.
"You have packed a lot of information into each lesson making the entire package a study in music and in playing it artfully on a beautiful instrument."
About the Author/Instructor: Edward Burns, a university graduate in classical guitar performance and has a gift for helping students discover their inner guitarist. A “born musician,” Edward has an extensive musical background as a professional performer, instructor, composer, and recording artist. He has published several guitar methods and composed countless guitar technique studies designed to develop specific skills. Edward has created and taught guitar and music theory courses for colleges, music academies, and conservatories for over 25 years.