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Beginners learn proper technique from the start,including posture,choice of instrument,warm-up exercises and drills that will stretch your abilities.You will learn the notes on each string,gradually combining more notes and strings by playing classical pieces from different composers.
Got nylon strings? Let's put 'em to use! Learn how to read sheet music and TAB, as well as proper technique for finger picking. I have an enormous collection of classical guitar music!
From Renaissance to Beatles.
We learn the essential techniques of Classical guitar, music reading and fingerpicking, and I will get the student to be on a college level using college materials faster than they might expect.
from basic etudes, notation, and techniques to elaborate and well-known compositions
I hold a degree in classical guitar from Fort Lewis College. At Fort Lewis I studied with Brian Wagner, Joe Williams, and Lewis Steele. I developed a passion for the beauty of spanish and south american guitar music and spent the greater part of 6 years studying solo classical guitar between the years 2004 and 2010. I have since transitioned to electric guitar styles such as blues and jazz, but I maintain the authority to effectively teach beginning to intermediate classical guitar lessons.
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The classical guitar, often referred to as the Spanish guitar, is the father of the modern-day guitar. Normally, the classical guitar is played with the fingers, rather than a pick, and uses nylon strings and a wider fretboard to allow for more complex fingering positions. The Spanish guitar has a beautiful rich tonal quality, and with proper technique, it creates an earthy yet romantic sound. Many instructors will teach you how to read classical guitar tabs, how to tune your guitar, proper classical guitar technique, Spanish guitar scales and will help you if you are looking at buying a classical guitar. In addition, our certified instructors here at TakeLessons are friendly and eager to help you learn to play the guitar. If you enroll in our classical guitar lessons, you will have the opportunity to learn and gain insight from seasoned professionals who love the classical guitar. Our mentors will be happy to share tricks and tips on how to play the classical guitar as well as provide you with the inspiration to continue working on your craft, especially since learning to play the instrument can be a bit challenging in the first few weeks. Check back here often as soon we will be posting articles such as “How Do I Choose a Classical Guitar,” “Easy Classical Guitar Music” and “Classical Guitar Tabs.” In the meantime, apply for classical guitar lessons in an area near you so that you can begin your new musical adventure.