Strong Foundations for the Guitarist
In this 6-week course, which is offered twice a week, students will work through my book Strong Foundations for the Guitarist.
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Strong Foundations for the Guitarist by Jared Meeker is a course designed for the complete beginning guitarist, showing them a clear method to become an intermediate guitarist in 12 fun and rocking classes. 1. Class 1 covers parts of the guitar, tuning, basic technique for fretting and picking hands, and learning several melodies on one string at a time. 2. Class 2 covers reading standard music notation, alternate picking. reading rhythms, and basic melodies in first position. 3. Class 3...
Students that may have played a bit on their own can still benefit greatly from this course. It is called "Strong Foundations" because this course will give you the knowledge and physical ability to develop in the most efficient way, developing the student's understanding of music theory, ear-training, and technique.
Los Angeles-based guitarist, composer, producer, educator, and author Jared Meeker has performed throughout the world. Jared graduated from California Institute of the Arts and has taught workshops at USC, UCLA, Seattle Pacific University, SUNY, Los Angeles Music Academy, Crown of the Continent, and the National Guitar Workshop. Jared music compositions have appeared in award-winning films including Fuel and Sunken City, which won best music at the Dubuque International Film Festival. He has also composed original scores for films including Take Me To Tarzana, directed by Maceo Greenburg, and Interreflections, directed by Peter Joseph. His music has been featured on hit television shows Dexter and Smash, as well as on various programming on MTV, Showtime, NBC, VH1, CBS, and TNT. The diverse roster of artists Jared has worked with include Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg, Myka 9, N.A.S.A. / Squeak E. Clean, Karen O, Salvador Santana, and Hollie Cook. Jared has appeared in music production video courses for Producertech and in dozens of guitar, bass, and mandolin videos for Alfred Music. Jared also worked as a sound designer with Loopmasters UK to create a few award-winning sound sample libraries as well as releasing his own plugin called DejaVu by Meeker FX. He has been featured in Guitar Player and Guitar World, has written columns for Premier Guitar, and authored several books on guitar styles for Alfred Music.
Students will be assigned specific things to practice between each lesson.
A 71-page book PDF will be provided for the class by the instructor. Students are required to have a guitar (acoustic or electric), several guitar picks, extra strings, and a tuner.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
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Drum roll please...Introducing..Me. Hi my name is Jared Meeker and I'm thrilled to welcome you to my learning hub here on Outschool. I'm a passionate musician that has fun sharing knowledge with people. Art is about ideas and I enjoy taking...