GUITAR

Learn to play the songs that you love.

 

Do any of these sound familiar?

  • You've always wanted to play the guitar.

  • You play basic folk chord style and want to take it to the next level or explore a different style.

  • You love to sing and want to accompany yourself on your favorite songs.

  • You want to play confidently in a jam.

  • You are unsure of how to take your first solo.

  • You dream about joining a band.

  • You want to learn how to flat pick.

 

Here's a sample of what beginner to advanced students can focus on:

 

Left Hand

Basic chords

Barre chords

Movable shapes

Swing chords

Learn how to find the patterns in a song

I-IV-V song structure - the basis of the blues and rock

Easy transposition tricks

The Blues form

Integrated Bass lines

Capo theory

 

Right Hand

Variety of strums

Bluegrass and country flatpick techniques

Folk fingerpicking

Swing feel

Crosspicking

Maybelle Carter style soloing

Melody based soloing

 

Styles:

Folk, Blues, 60s & 70s Rock, Pop, Bluegrass, Country, Swing, Beatles, Contemporary Jewish.

 

Classes are taught on acoustic guitars.

Many skills can be transfered to electric guitar.

 

BOOKING LESSONS - ONLINE LESSONS now available

Email me for details about lesson packages and schedule availability. I require a 24 hour cancellation notice.

 

 



AMY

FRIEDRICKS

Musician & Teacher