Introduction to Guitar

About Introduction to Guitar

This first guitar lesson with Roque Deschamps is the perfect little push you need to get the right boost to start a ride into a musical journey that changes your life.

Class Materials Needed

Guitar (acoustic or electric)

Class Goals

  • These are the main goals for this first class:

    1. Learning the names of the left hand fingers

  • 2. Learning the correct left hand technique
  • 3. Flatpicking technique
  • 4. How to read chord diagrams
  • 5. How to play a basic strumming pattern
  • 6. Strumming the chords of a song
  • 7. How to develop finger dexterity
    8. How to read notes"

Skill Level

Beginner, no experience required

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Monthly sessions on Tuesdays at 8 pm ET | 5 pm PT on the schedule below. Choose the session you'd like to join on the dropdown menu above.

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Each session covers the full class content. Enrolled students receive lifetime access to the video recording of the class.

* July's session will take place on Wednesday, July 12.

8:00 PM - 8:55 PM EDT
Introduction to Guitar
Roque Deschamps

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Roque Deschamps

Roque Deschamps

Acknowledged as Guitalele Teacher of The Year 2020-2021, and Jazz Improvisation Teacher of The Year 2022. Roque Deschamps is a highly experienced (+10 years) music educator with an educational background from the Conservatorio Nacional de Música de Santo Domingo, Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg (Austauschprogramm), and several programs from Berklee College of Music. As a professional guitar player proficient in several different styles and genres ranging from pop, r&b, rock, blues to many kinds of latin (merengue, bachata, bossa, samba, and more) music. Jazz and classical guitar (higher ed.). He is also a very experienced comp...

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