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Learn to play the guitar in under four months

Have you always wanted to play the guitar, but never knew where to start? Whether you’re just picking up the guitar for the first time or you just want to brush up on your skills, the Guitar Techniques specialization created by Berklee College of Music will help you practice the techniques you need to bring your playing to the next level. Throughout this 16-week specialization, you’ll lay a firm foundation by learning and practicing major, minor, and pentatonic scales as well as triads and chords. You’ll also practice improvising, writing melodies and licks, and playing through lead sheets. By the end of this specialization, you’ll have learned the skills and confidence to perform your favorite songs in front of an audience.

From Berklee College of Music via Coursera
Hours 59
Instructors Rick Peckham, Tim Miller, Amanda
Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities

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Guitar Scales and Chord Progressions (You were viewing this course)

You’ve got the guitar basics down: You can strum your guitar and play a few of your favorite songs, but you’re ready to take the tunes to the next level. In Guitar Scales and...

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Oct
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Guitar Chord Voicings: Playing Up The Neck

Whether you’re just picking up the guitar for the first time or you’ve been playing the guitar for years and want to take your playing to the next level, Guitar Chords 101 will...

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Oct
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Guitar Performance Techniques

Your favorite guitarist didn't become your favorite guitarist without the support of other musicians. The most important skill for a guitarist to learn is the exact same skill...

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From Berklee College of Music via Coursera
Hours 59
Instructors Rick Peckham, Tim Miller, Amanda
Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Retail / Restaurant / Hospitality Experience Wanted $29k

Social Media Writers Wanted $38k

Online Help Wanted $46k

Proprietary Day Traders Wanted Immediate Hire $75k

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