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BANGALORE GUITAR ACADEMY

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Program 1

Comprehensive Guitar Program (Level 1 to Level 6)

Comprehensive Guitar Program (Level 1 to Level 6)

Program Overview:

A complete guitar program from Beginner to Advanced level. Program structure & Training method designed to develop your skills at a fast pace.    

Learn both Plectrum & Fingerstyle Acoustic and Electric guitar to make you a versatile guitarist

Phase 1 (Beginner-Intermediate) : Stage Ready

Basics

  • Learn Tablature (TAB) , the easiest method to read music
  • Learn to read Chord Diagrams
  • Learn the Left & Right hand techniques to build coordination and dexterity 

Chords & Chord Progressions

  • Learn all the important chords, power chords, bar chords and chord progressions that are used to play hundreds of songs
  • Learn various strumming patterns to build right hand control and technique
  • Learn the techniques & exercises to easily shift chords in a chord progression
  • Learn the techniques and strumming patterns used across various genres like Rock, Blues, Reggae, Techno, Pop etc 
  • Learn the theory behind chord formation and extended chord theory
  • Learn about Chord harmony and composition

Songs across genres

  • Learn to play plenty of songs and instrumental pieces across the program. Learn the various musical aspects used in genres like Rock, Blues, Reggae, Techno, Pop, Metal etc to build versatility in your playing
  • Learn songs easily using a "Simplified Learning Method" and implement all techniques to create dynamics in playing

Scales

  • Learn all the important scales like Major, Minor, Harmonic Minor, Pentatonic, Blues scale, modes etc
  • Learn scale shapes across the fret board to easily shift position and improvise
  • Learn various scale patterns to build speed and melodic ideas
  • Learn to use scale combinations to build solos
  • Learn relationship between scales/modes, chord families, chord formation, extended chords, arpeggios etc

Techniques & Soloing

  • Learn the important strumming techniques like Staccato, Palm Mute, Dead  Notes, Rest etc to build dynamics in your playing
  • Learn all the soloing techniques like vibrato, hammer-on/pull-off, slides, string bending, legato, two handed tapping etc.
  • Build speed and accuracy in your playing and master the alternate, economy and sweep picking techniques
  • Learn to use scales and arpeggio techniques to shred across the fretboard
  • Learn to use guitar multi-effects pedals with electric guitar
  • Learn to play against metronome and backing tracks

Fingerstyle

  • Learn the basics of fingerstyle
  • Learn the important exercises to build right hand finger picking patterns and strumming techniques
  • Learn the important fingerstyle techniques to build speed and dexterity 
  • Learn classical and modern fingerstyle songs and instrumental pieces

Workshops

  • Focused workshops to build speed, timing and perfection in playing
  • Jam sessions to build coordination in a group

Phase 2 (Advanced) : Become a Pro Guitarist !!

  • Master all the techniques across various areas to make your playing professional sounding
  • Learn in depth of music theory, scales/modes, chord formation, extended chords, arpeggios and various aspects of improvisation & composition
  • Learn technically advanced songs and instrumental pieces
  • Learn to compose original songs, guitar solos and instrumental music

Program 2

Fast Track Guitar program (Short term-6 Month Program)

Fast Track Guitar program (Short term-6 Month Program)

Program Overview:

Master the Guitar in 6 Months !!  Minimum theory Maximum playability !

A Fast track “Beginner-Intermediate” program designed to give maximum value in a short time to make you stage ready. 

Take your playing to the next Level ! Flexibility to continue into the "Comprehensive Guitar Program" after completion of this program.

Basics

  • Learn Tablature (TAB) , the easiest method to read music
  • Learn to read Chord Diagrams
  • Learn the Left & Right hand techniques to build coordination and dexterity 

Chords & Chord Progressions

  • Learn all the important chords, power chords, bar chords and chord progressions that are used to play hundreds of songs
  • Learn various strumming patterns to build right hand control and technique
  • Learn techniques & exercises to easily shift chords in a chord progression

Techniques

  • Learn the important strumming techniques like Staccato, Palm Mute, Dead  Notes, Rest etc to build dynamics in your playing
  • Learn the alternate picking technique to develop pick control & attack
  • Learn to play simple solos and Riffs
  • Learn to play with metronome to build timing and perfection
  • Introduction to Fingerstyle

Songs across genres

  • Learn to play Songs from various genres to build versatility in your playing
  • Learn songs easily using a "Simplified Learning Method" and implement all techniques to create dynamics in playing
  • Learn to play instrumental pieces

Basic Music Theory

  • Learn the basic theory of scales and chord family
  • Learn the important aspect of "Time Values" using music notation
  • Learn the basics of song writing, song structure and composition