Blues, Rock, Jazz & Classical Styles

All Ages & Levels

914-450-0212

Beginner

Part 1 - Lessons cover technique, reading, how to play the blues, how to read chord diagrams & lead sheets, tuning the guitar, introduction to improvisation, and explanation of songs in a contemporary style for preparation for performance.

 

 

Beginner

Part 2 - Lessons continue with more technique and variations, theory, reading, fretboard knowledge, with greater emphasis on improvisation techniques, and explanation of the songs in a contemporary style for preparation for performance.

 

 

Intermediate

Part 1 - Lessons cover scales, transposition, more guitar techniques, introduction to ear training, arpeggios, theory, improvising in different

keys, explanation of songs in a contemporary style for preparation

for performance, and reading with emphasis on duets and classical repertoire.

 

 

Intermediate

Part 2 - Lessons cover chord construction, modes, learning solos by transcription, advanced soloing concepts, sight singing and melodic dictation, and explanation of assigned musical pieces for preparation for performance.

 

Advanced

Part 1 - Lessons cover guitar techniques in a classical guitar method, basic soloing in the jazz guitar idiom, arpeggio and scale application in improvisation, advanced rhythm guitar playing, study of jazz and classical literature with explanation for preparation for performance.

 

 

Advanced

Part 2 - Lessons continue with advanced classical and jazz guitar techniques, sight reading, ear

training, melodic dictation,

student transcriptions of assigned pieces, and further development

of assigned musical pieces for preparation for performance.

Brian Christopher offers beginner, intermediate and advanced guitar lessons in Westchester County, New York

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