Easy Guitar with Lisa McCormick
Phenomenal and renowned guitar guru Lisa McCormick is offering a series of live online workshops in 2016. Choose the topics that you want to focus on or sign up for the entire series. Students also have the option of adding on one-on-one private coaching sessions.
EASY GUITAR OVERVIEW
Class is held live from 8-9 pm Eastern Time on Thursdays. The classes are recorded so enrolled students may also review the sessions following the live class.
- January 28: 4 Steps to Making Faster Chord Changes
- February 4: How to Figure Out Songs, by Ear! (Basic Chord Theory)
- February 11: Foundations of Acoustic Strumming
- February 18: Intro to Acoustic Fingerpicking
- DATE TBA: Acoustic Fingerpicking II - Building on the Basics (prerequisite: Intro to Acoustic Fingerpicking)
- DATE TBA: Easy Guitar: How to Read Tablature
- DATE TBA: How to Get Better Tone with your Chords
EASY GUITAR SESSION DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS
Easy Guitar: 4 Steps to Making Faster Chord Changes | January 28
Do you ever wish you could change chords within a song faster and smoother? Are you frustrated by awkward pauses in the music as you go from one chord to the next? In this class, you’ll learn 4 powerful strategies for making seamless chord changes, every time!
Easy Guitar: How to Figure Out Songs, by Ear! (Basic Chord Theory) | February 4
Do you ever wonder how some people can pick up the guitar and just ‘magically’ figure out how to play a song, even if they don’t have the chords or the music? In this class, you’ll learn the secrets behind basic chord theory, and figuring out how to play songs by ear - with ease!
Easy Guitar: Foundations of Acoustic Strumming | February 11
In this class, you’ll learn the essential core skills you need to become a solid and versatile guitar strummer. We’ll start with the secrets behind basic strumming technique, and then add some fun variations to spice up your playing. Note: a medium-gauge guitar pick is required for this class.
Easy Guitar: Intro to Acoustic Fingerpicking | February 18
In this class, you’ll learn a simple yet powerful entry-level fingerpicking technique. It’s surprisingly easy to do, and it sounds great! We’ll go on to use this technique in context, by learning to fingerpick some easy songs.
Easy Guitar: Acoustic Fingerpicking II - Building on the Basics
Prerequisite: Intro to Acoustic Fingerpicking
Easy Guitar: How to Read Tablature
Tablature is a very common method of notating melody notes for the guitar. It is MUCH easier than learning to read music! In this class, you’ll learn the basics of how to read tablature, so you can easily read and play melodies, riffs, and chords - right off the page!
Easy Guitar: How to Get Better Tone with your Chords
Are you tired of buzzy, plunky, funky notes in your chords? In this class, you’ll learn powerful strategies for chasing down the reason behind those ‘bad’ notes, and how to fix them with ease. Listen and enjoy as your funky old chords become clean, crisp, and clear!
Attend online over the Lessonface high performing video conference platform.
This is an introductory course meant for beginners.
PRIVATE LESSON OPTION
Students may also sign up may sign up for private coaching. These are 30 minute sessions, to be held over video confernece. The private lessons must be scheduled within three months of the purchase date. Regularly priced at $79 per 30 minute session.
MORE ABOUT LISA MCCORMICK
Lisa McCormick is a professional guitarist and guitar instructor, specializing in teaching adult beginners through intermediate players. With a 25-year professional music career as a guitarist and songwriter, plus a degree in adult education, Lisa brings ease, humor, and compassionate understanding to the journey of learning to play the guitar. Also an award-winning singer/songwriter and recoring aritst, Lisa’s live concerts and 5 CDs of original music have garnered a loyal following.
HOW IT WORKS
These are live classes that are taught from Lisa's home studio. Students attend over the Lessonface high performing video conference platform. Students can connect to the online platform using a tablet or computer with reliable internet. The live sessions are recorded so that all enrolled students and auditors can review the class sessions following the live class. Class recordings will be available for viewing within 48 hours of the live class. This class is covered by the Lessonface Guarantee - if for any reason you do not like your first session, let us know within two days of the class and we will refund you 100%.
If you have questions, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-800-211-7058.