Lesson | Week 5


First 10-15 Minutes:

Learn how to play the song “Blackbird”

Next 10-15 Minutes:

  1. Look at the positions of the Pentatonic Scale (It will probably take Wk 4-6 to get through them all)
    • Position 5
    • Position 4
    • Position 3
    • Position 2
    • Position 1
  2. Q & A

Next 10-15 Minutes:

  1. Practice the One, Two, & Three String Melody
    • Let the student take the time to practice the melodies multiple times in a row.  
    • Note Finger placement, positioning etc and speak on it
    • Look at Legato Vs Staccato
    • Speak on speed of rehearsal 
    • Now see if they can (over zoom or skype) play together.  If they can hear each other, then have them play the three different melodies simultaneously to see how it sounds.
  2. Learn A Chord and Esus4 Chord Finger Placement
    • Q & A

Next 15-20 Minutes

  1. Look at the song(s) the Heroes requested to learn.  
    • Speak on how to transfer what you hear to what you play.
      • Find the Key, Bass Notes, Etc
    • Tools needed for this exercise Guitar
      • An audio version of the song one wishes to learn
      • Piece of Blank White Paper
      • A Ruler
      • A Sharp Pencil 
    • Write it down. 
      • Learn to Notate what you play.
    • Q & A