Guitar Workshop! - January 2021
About Guitar Workshop! - January 2021
Students will be led through an intensive one-month electric guitar class. Learn the fundamentals of popular songs through chords, melodies, rhythms, and essential fretboard technique. Knowing how and why musical patterns work will help you to teach yourself and develop a solid foundation. All levels welcome.
- Recognizing and playing common musical themes
- Learn songs you like from a list compiled by the class on the first day; Tricks and tips for learning music more quickly
- Tricks and tips for learning music more quickly; Easier memorization of pieces
- Being able to play with others; Exercise your creativity as we write a song (all levels encouraged!); Electric guitarist's guide to tone and basic pedal order
The class will meet for four weekly 55-min live online sessions at 5 pm ET | 2 pm PT | 22:00 UTC on the schedule below. The first session is on January 10.
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Enrolled students receive lifetime access to the video recordings of the classes.
How It Works
Students can connect to the online platform using a tablet or computer with reliable internet. To actively participate online students also need a webcam with microphone. This live online class is capped at 20 students. The class is covered by the Lessonface Guarantee.
Book 1:1 online lessons with Sara Landeau on their Lessonface profile.
I am the guitarist and co-songwriter in pop-punk-dance feminist band The Julie Ruin and have been a full-time guitar instructor in NYC since 2003. My students are primarily one-on-one but I've also created group guitar classes and band courses for women and girls. I find learning music theory fun, but won't force it on you (well, just a bit). I believe learning the fundamentals and ideas behind WHY songs work will help you to teach yourself and grow a foundation to build upon. Learning from several angles, in the beginning, is essential - songs, patterns, a little theory, creative accidents - they all add up to you becoming a guitarist and musician. If you have gaps in your knowle...