Acoustic Guitar Lessons For Beginners

By Todd Porter, Professional Music Educator

4.7
Language: English

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Learn To Play The Acoustic Guitar In Just 30 Minutes Per Week!  Practice Videos Included.

Course overview - 15

  • Welcome to the program

  • Learn how to hold the guitar and the names of all the strings

  • Learn the four most common chords (G, D, E minor, C)

  • Learn how to switch between the chords of the song

  • Learn how to play the chord structure of the A section of the song

  • Learn how to play the chord structure of the B section of the song

  • Learn how to alternate up and down strumming

  • Learn how to play the G major scale

  • Learn how to play the G major scale on the G string

  • Learn how to play the A section melody

  • Learn how to play the B section melody

  • Learn how to connect both melodies and chord sections together

  • Learn how to take a guitar solo

  • Jam Room - Play with the virtual band

  • Bonus: The Music Coach Duo Series

Meet your instructor

Todd Todd
Todd PorterProfessional Music Educator
Multi-instrumentalist Todd Porter has been teaching music on several instruments for the past 15 years. In addition to teaching private lessons and workshops he is the horn section leader and arranger for the Bonified Truth, which backs up 2008 Toronto Blues Society winner Scott McCord (nominated for a 2010 Maple Blues Award for Best New Artist). He also leads The River Pilots, whose debut album reached the top 10 on the Canadian College radio Jazz charts in 2008 and was nominated for best World Music Song, and Best Country Music Song at the 2008 Ontario Independent music awards. The River Pilots Debut album was also featured on CBC Radio One shows, Disc Drive, Sunday Edition, and Fresh Air. Todd was a member of Toronto based Afro Funk group Mr. Something Something, where he toured Canada for two years (2004-2006) in support of their second album “The Edge”, which was nominated for a 2007 Juno award for best World music album