GCH  Guitar Academy Unit one guitar course. multimedia guitar lessons

Formats available
PC - Mac -CD-rom - download - combined with unit two - Left handed edition

• This software is ideal for beginner to intermediate guitarists
• This software is ideal for electric and acoustic guitar
• The course explains in easy steps with examples how to play the guitar
• There is no need to learn how to read music as everything is done in easy to read TAB
• This CD-ROM should take at least a year to cover for a beginner
If you choose, you can then buy unit 2 and continue to learn
• Email support is provided.

This guitar Course contains

printable e-books
all the exercises and tunes in the course can be printed out,
so you can study the material away from the computer. [month1.pdf]
interactive guitar lessons
you can hear and see the lessons to make them easily understood

backing tracks
to play along with or help you with tunes you don't know
GAMES - 5 guitar games
remember chords, string sounds and guitar parts whilst having fun

video guitar lessons
to give you a visual aid to overcome common problems
a metronome
to help you get used to playing in correct time
a guitar tuner
so you can develop an ear for the guitar
a backing player
so can listen to the backing directly from the program
interactive chord and scale charts
so you can hear how the chords/scales should sound
games to help develop your guitar skills
you can learn to tune your guitar with a game

AVAILABLE
for PC, Mac, Left Handed and Right handed

GCH Guitar Academy CD-rom, multimedia guitar lessons

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Guitars, guitar parts and basics

screenshot showing guitar lesson. Acoustic, semi acoustic, electro acoustic and electric guitars

This course is suitable for beginners, as well as more advanced guitarists. The reference section includes chords, scales and important information as well as types of guitars and their parts.

The first few lessons include; the names of the fingers, The names of the strings, tuning your guitar, playing chords, reading the tablature and much more.

screenshot showing a guitar lesson on acoustic guitar

Interactive
chord charts, scale charts and lessons

guitar lessons, chord charts

The interactive chord chart and scale charts give you the opportunity to hear how the chord or scale should sound. As you work through the guitar course you will find that new chords, scales and riffs, are interactive to make lessons more easily followed and understood.

The clear design of the course gives you the ability to see and hear how the tunes and exercises should sound making it easy to recognize if you are playing something wrong.

guitar lessons on how to play guitar chords

guitar lessons showing tab or tablature

Professional lessons

GCH Guitar Academy guitar lessons have been developed over more than fifteen years, with guitar students. Students were paying upwards of £1000 or $1800 to study the material contained in just unit one of the course.

Many courses available on the internet are simply collections of information and tunes with no structure, or guitar players trying to share their knowledge with no teaching experience.

This course is properly structured into months and weeks so you can follow the lessons in a logical sequence. This way your understanding of the guitar and your guitar playing skills are built up at a sensible and realistic pace.

Even the tunes have been chosen specifically for the techniques they demonstrate, to aid the learning process

guitar games

guitar game using open chords

 

Now 5 Games

1. Recognize the open string from its sound

2. Tune the guitar
up or down

3. Recognize the open chords by its shape. Now with 3 levels of difficulty

4. Recognize the barre chord by its shape.
With 2 levels of difficulty first position chords and second position chords

5. Name the guitar part

 

Unlike previous versions these games will tell you the correct answer if you get the answer wrong thus improving the learning experience.

guitar game showing chords

guitar parts game

PRESENTATIONS

With these animation/presentation style tutorials, you can just sit back and listen and watch as you have a private lesson directly from your computer. The tutorials are on the basics to make absolutely certain you understand the foundations of guitar.

guitar lessons showing chord theory

guitar lessons showing chord theory

guitar lesson video showing an open D chord

 

video tutorials

With every monthly section of the course you will find a video guitar lesson.

The video guitar lesson is short and to the point and demonstrates techniques and solutions to problems which might arise whilst you are studying your weekly guitar lessons. Some things can be more easily learned in video format.

All the lessons have a 'hear this played' button which can be clicked to hear the exercise or tune played slowly and clearly.

Printable PDF e-books

GCH Guitar Academy guitar course, guitar lessons in multimedia format

The e-books provided with the course are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format and can be printed out using any A4 printer. By providing them as e-books we have ensured that you don't end up paying postage for heavy books, and you can print exactly what you need.

There are a total of 14 e-books provided with this unit of the course. One for each of the twelve months, an index, and a reference e-book with all the important chords, scales and explanations.

The printable PDF e-books provided with the course were written especially for the course, and are supported by the multimedia material. This is handy if you'd like to practice your guitar away from your computer.

The e-books with this course, offer another way to learn the guitar, you can either use them with the guitar course CD-ROM or separately.

All of this costs less than
one private guitar lesson

Minimum system PC
PC Win 95/98/2000/NT/XP/
VISTA and Windows 7
P500, 128 MB RAM, 400MB of HDD(optional), 4 x DVD-ROM,
16 bit sound card, 1024x768 video resolution
Minimum system Mac
Mac Power Mac G3 running OS 9.2 up to OSX 10.5

128 MB RAM, 400MB of HDD (optional), 4 x DVD-ROM,
16 bit sound card, 1024x768 video resolution

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