Invest in the full course, or go through the 1st complimentary module.
Modules contains detailed video lessons, specific assignments, and fun jam tracks.
Connect with fellow students in the forum to ask questions, share your progress and cheer each other on.
How it Works
Create a complimentary account.
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Visit the Fingerstyle Masterclass Course Page to get started.
Complete the 1st module at no charge.
Ask questions and share your progress with fellow students in our Guitar Fam Forum.
After Module 1, you can choose to continue your progress by investing in the entire course.
Here's What You'll Learn
Fingerstyle Basics & Mechanics
Lay your solid fingerstyle guitar foundation. Module 1 covers non-playing essentials, finger and thumb technique, and your 1st accompaniment pattern.
Develop the coordination, dexterity, and timing you need to play one of the most useful accompaniment tools on the guitar.
Essential Accompaniment Patterns
Expand your fingerstyle vocabulary by learning some of the most important accompaniment patterns for playing along to your favorite songs.
Dress up the chords and patterns you already know by digging into some staple fingerstyle decorations and embellishments.
Discover how to apply all of the fingerstyle patterns and coordinations you've been working on to the songs you love.
Lay a super-strong foundation for your musical career by understanding how rhythm works and learning how to sight-read rhythms.
Dig into the fundamentals and some of the finer points of reading standard musical notation on the guitar. This can be important for learning new fingerstyle songs in the future.
Travis Picking 1 - The Thumb
Start on the right foot with Travis Picking by getting total control of your thumb. This is a critical first step that nobody should skip!
Travis Picking 2 - The Blues
Take your Travis Picking skills and fingerstyle coordination to the next level by digging into some bluesy ideas.
Travis Picking 3 - Pattern Based Song
Dig even deeper into Travis Picking by learning a full pattern-based Travis Picking song. This is where things get real with this style.
Melody & Bass Fingerstyle
Ascend to the next level of fingerstyle guitar by learning how to come up with your own solo fingerstyle guitar arrangements for your favorite songs.
Classical guitar is a different beast when it comes to fingerstyle. Learn about some of the more nuanced things you need to be aware of as you get into this great style.
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