Modal Theory for Guitar (Guitar Lessons from Lutz Academy)

Master The 7 Modes & Learn How to Apply Them
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

This Lutz Academy Master Class will take you through all seven modes! Presented in a 9-part video series and paired with shape print-outs for each mode, Jared Cattoor will guide you step-by-step through each mode as you learn the construction, theory, and application of this complex concept

Modes are an incredibly important part of guitar theory. We’ve broken this complicated subject down into an easy to digest Master Class for all levels! Before diving into this comprehensive video series, make sure you know the basics like the musical alphabet and notes on the neck.

This course will take you step-by-step through each of the seven modes. You'll begin with an introduction to modal theory in general, and then go in order through the modes as you learn the theory and application of each (with a chance to practice along with a custom backing track!). 

You'll also find free print-outs for each mode showing you all the shapes. By the end of the course, you'll be able to apply any of the modes within any key or song you choose!

To conclude, there will be a wrap up video that ties everything together and offers final tips for practice and application. 

What are the requirements?

  • All you'll need is a guitar (acoustic or electric)!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand modal theory
  • Apply modes to the guitar fretboard
  • Write music using modes
  • Solo and improvise using modes

Who is the target audience?

  • This comprehensive course is perfect for any beginner or advanced player who has interest in learning modes from scratch. Aside from the basics (like picking and fretting notes), you won't need any prior knowledge!

What you get with this course?

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Intro to Modes

This video will introduce you to the basic theory behind modes and what to expect with the course. 

Section 2: Ionian
Section 3: Dorian

Learn and master the Dorian mode!

Section 4: Phrygian

Learn and master the Phrygian mode!

Section 5: Lydian

Learn and master the Lydian mode!

Section 6: Mixolydian

Learn and master the Mixolydian mode! 

Section 7: Aeolian
Section 8: Locrian
Section 9: Recap
Mixing Modes

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Instructor Biography

Lutz Academy, Music Instruction

Lutz Academy is an online music instruction company that teaches guitar, bass, piano and drums. Through comprehensive books, online lessons and a huge growing community of musicians, Lutz Academy is able to instruct thousands of students in the comfort of their own home.

Our courses are unique and include more than just video tutorials, they have audio podcasts, downloadable materials, play-along tracks and advanced theory and technique studies.

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