Introduction to Fingerstyle Guitar for Beginners
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Introduction to Fingerstyle Guitar for Beginners

A Fingerstyle Guitar course in under an hour.
3.6 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
668 students enrolled
Created by Ellis Wright
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 40 mins on-demand video
  • 13 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Students will play 16th notes, Triplets, and syncopated rhythms using fingerstyle patterns
  • Students will see a single melody (Twinkle) developed in a variety of methods.
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Requirements
  • Guitarists should be able to easily play the chords: C, G ,D, and Am
  • Guitarists will need to able to read TAB or Sheet Music.
  • Students must be able to open PDF Files. The TAB and Sheet Music will be in PDF Format.
Description

Have you been looking for a basic fingerstyle guitar course that won't take a lifetime to finish? What about a course that could be finished in a single afternoon?

This course can be completed in under an hour!

Ellis' lessons on the basics of fingerstyle guitar take a simple song, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and develop it numerous ways, from basic to quite challenging.

The beginning guitarist will be shown the fundamental patterns of fingerstyle guitar in the time of an average guitar lesson.



Who is the target audience?
  • Students looking to get started on the basics of fingerstyle playing.
  • Students that want a fast paced course than can be finished quickly.
  • Students that want to learn guitar in a less formal setting with a relaxed teacher.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to Twinkle Melody and Chords
3 Lectures 08:28
Twinkle Melody Performance
00:33

Lesson: Twinkle Melody
02:51

Lesson: Twinkle Chords
05:04
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Harmonizing Twinkle with Two and Three Note Voicings
4 Lectures 07:24
Twinkle Two Notes Performance
00:31

Lesson: Two Notes
03:33

Twinkle Three Notes Performance
00:33

Lesson: Three Notes
02:47
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Twinkle: 16th Notes and Triplets
4 Lectures 09:07
Twinkle 16th Notes Performance
00:32

Lesson: 16th Notes
04:20

Twinkle Triplets Performance
00:31

Lesson: Triplets
03:44
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Twinkle: Boom Chuck to Syncopation
6 Lectures 15:27
Twinkle Boom Chuck Performance
00:27

Lesson: Boom Chuck
02:41

Twinkle Syncopated Performance
00:28

Lesson: Syncopation
04:21

Twinkle Syncopated with Percussion Performance
00:29

Lesson: Synco with Percussion
07:01
About the Instructor
Ellis Wright
3.6 Average rating
4 Reviews
668 Students
1 Course
Education Specialist in Guitar

Ellis Wright has a Master's degree in Classical Guitar and has taught 1000's of lessons at the University of Georgia.

Ellis had over 12 years of experience with the electric guitar before beginning his classical studies. His experience in jazz, funk, metal, and blues combined with classical training ensures a comprehensive approach to teaching students.