This course has been designed from the ground up to teach you proper technique for fingerstyle guitar playing – covering a wide range of techniques found in all styles of guitar playing. In this course you’ll be taught by a world class tutor ensuring you learn the correct technique from day 1 with no bad habits!
The course is broken into 5 chapters – in these you’ll learn everything from how to properly attack the strings through to how to play like your favourite fingerstyle players. This is done through a mixture of lessons, exercises and musical studies. The course includes 5 arrangements in the style of your favourite artists (Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Lennon/McCartney, Paul Simon and John Mayer), as well as two arrangements for solo fingerstyle guitar in which you’ll learn to play the melody and accompaniment at the same time!
If you’re new to fingerstyle guitar then this course will take you from where you are today through to being able to play like your favourite artists. Even if you’re already a confident fingerstyle guitarist, this course is a ‘must have’ – you can revisit the course whenever you feel like your technique and coordination needs a ‘tune up’!
The course tutor is Stuart Ryan – a professional guitarist, with over 20 years experience playing for Studio Sessions, TV, Film and as a concert guitarist. Stuart’s also a well known educator, as Head of Guitar at BIMM Bristol and for 15 years he was a regular educational columnist to Guitarist, Guitar Techniques and Acoustic Guitar magazines; as well as being featured in many national publications. Stuart’s taught thousands of guitarists, many of whom have gone on to play professionally – you’re in great hands!
So whatever your reason for being here, if you’re looking to learn or improve your fingerstyle skills then this is the course for you!