How to Play Guitar Specialization

Have you always wanted to play the guitar, but never knew where to start? Whether you’re just picking up the guitar for the first time or you just want to brush up on your skills, the Guitar Techniques specialization created by Berklee College of Music will help you practice the techniques you need to bring your playing to the next level. Throughout this 16-week specialization, you’ll lay a firm foundation by learning and practicing major, minor, and pentatonic scales as well as triads and chords. You’ll also practice improvising, writing melodies and licks, and playing through lead sheets. By the end of this specialization, you’ll have learned the skills and confidence to perform your favorite songs in front of an audience.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Identify string names and numbers and read music notation, tablature, chord block diagrams, and fretboard maps
- Practice picking, finger picking, and strumming patterns
- Play various chords including major and minor triads, open, barre, and pose chords
- Read and play a lead sheet

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