Guitar classes are progressive. Students start with the Essential Elements method book, learning the PIMA fingerstyle method and basic sequences of chords that are used in popular songs.
Beginner – reading rhythms and working on versions of the E chord: Eminor, Emajor, E7, introducing La Bamba!
Intermediate – reading rhythms, introduced G, C, D, A7 chords, reviewing E chords and La Bamba, working on G, C, F chords, learning by rote ‘Romanza Anonymous’.
Advanced – learning finger positions for notes on E and A strings – FSF identification (Finger, String, Fret).
REQUIRED METHOD BOOK (available for $5 through CHMS):
Essential Elements for Guitar, Book 1
A preview – some of the basics: