School of Guitar Curriculum

Basic Guitar

Title:
Introduction to Bluegrass Guitar
Holding the Guitar
Tuning the Guitar
Holding the Pick Part 1
Holding the Pick Part 2
Holding the Pick Part 3
Holding the Pick Part 4
Left Hand Position on the Neck
Left Hand: Holding Down the Notes
Let's Get the Pick Moving
Combining the Left and Right Hands: Part 1
Combining the Left and Right Hands: Part 2
Rhythm and Chords Overview
The Chords G, C, and D
The Chords A and E
The "Boom Chuck" Sound Part 1
The "Boom Chuck" Sound Part 2
Changing Chords in Rhythm Exercise 1
Changing Chords in Rhythm Exercise 2
Changing Chords in Rhythm Exercise 3
Changing Chords in Rhythm Exercise 4
"You Are My Sunshine"
"Wildwood Flower"
"Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"
"Blue Moon of Kentucky"
Introduction to Single Note Playing
The Major Scales G and C
The Major Scales D and A
The Major Scales F and E
The Pentatonic Scales G and C
The Pentatonic Scales D and A
The Pentatonic Scales F and E
Practice Tips
Chord Theory Part 1
Chord Theory Part 2
Introduction to the Walking Bass
Walking Bass Part 2
Walking Bass Part 3
Reading Tablature
Beginning Hammer-Ons
Hammer-Ons: Exercise 1
Beginning Pull-Offs
Pull-Offs: Exercise 1
Beginning Slides
Slides: Exercise 1
Using a Capo
Tune: "Turkey in the Straw" Part A
Tune: "Turkey in the Straw" Part B
Tune: "Turkey in the Straw" Playing Rhythm
Tune: "Red Haired Boy" Part A
Tune: "Red Haired Boy" Part B
Tune: "Red Haired Boy" Playing Rhythm
Tune: "Jimmy Brown"
Tune: "Gold Rush" Part A
Tune: "Gold Rush" Part B
Tune: "Gold Rush" Playing Rhythm
Tune: "Give Me Back My 15 Cents" Part A
Tune: "Give Me Back My 15 Cents" Part B
Tune: "Give Me Back My 15 Cents" Playing Rhythm
Tune: "Soldier's Joy" Part A
Tune: "Soldier's Joy" Part B
Tune: "Soldier's Joy" Playing Rhythm
Daley's Reel - Part 1
Daley's Reel - Part 2
Kitchen Girl
Over the Waterfall

Intermediate Guitar

Title:
Introduction to Intermediate
Fretting Hand Review
Hammer and Pull Exercise 1 in G
Hammer Exercise 1 in C
Hammer and Pull Exercise 1 in D
Picking Hand Review
Expanded Chord Voicings for Bluegrass - Part 1
Expanded Chord Voicings for Bluegrass - Part 2
Playing Alternate Downbeat Notes
Intermediate Rhythm Exercise
Moving Beyond the Boom Chuck
The G Run
Listening and Common Sense
"Dark Hollow" in C
"The Tennessee Waltz" in C
"John Hardy" in G
"Nine Pound Hammer" in A
G Major Scale 2nd Position Closed
C Major Scale 2nd Position Closed
D Major Scale 2nd Position Closed
A Major Scale 2nd Position Closed
F Major Scale 2nd Position Closed
G Pentatonic Closed Position
C Pentatonic Closed Position
D Pentatonic Closed Position
A Pentatonic Closed Position
G Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Closed
C Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Closed
D Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Closed
A Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Closed
Opening Up the Fretboard Part 1
Opening Up the Fretboard Part 2
Three Shape Exercise 1
Three Shape Exercise 2
Three Shape Exercise 3
Fretboard Exercise 1
Fretboard Exercise 2
Fretboard Exercise 3
Major Scales Up the Neck in G
Major Scales Up the Neck in C
Major Scales Up the Neck in D
Developing Groove and Pocket Part 1
Developing Groove and Pocket Part 2
Feel Exercise Part 1
Feel Exercise Part 2
Crosspicking Part 1
Crosspicking Part 2
Crosspicking Exercise 1 in G
Crosspicking Exercise 1 in C
Crosspicking Exercise 2 in G
Crosspicking Exercise 2 in C
Crosspicking with Hammer-Ons Exercise in C
"Turkey in the Straw" A Part
"Turkey in the Straw" B Part
"Red Haired Boy" A Part
"Red Haired Boy" B Part
"Jimmy Brown"
"Gold Rush" A Part
"Gold Rush" B Part
"Give Me Back My 15 Cents" A Part
"Give Me Back My 15 Cents" B Part
"Soldier's Joy" A Part
"Soldier's Joy" B Part
Daley's Reel - Part 1
Daley's Reel - Part 2
Kitchen Girl - Part 1
Kitchen Girl - Part 2
Over the Waterfall

Advanced Guitar

Title:
Introduction to Advanced
Advanced Alternating Strums & Scales Part 1
Advanced Alternating Strums & Scales Part 2
Strum and Scales with Closed Shapes
Rhythm with Crosspicking
Rhythm with Crosspicking Exercise 1
Rhythm with Crosspicking Exercise 2
Advanced Rhythm Exercise 1 "Banks of the Ohio"
Advanced Rhythm Exercise 2 "Big Sciota"
Advanced Rhythm Exercise 3 "Salty Dog"
Introduction to Improvisation in Bluegrass and Flatpicking
The Powerful Relative Minor Part 1
The Powerful Relative Minor Part 2
The Powerful Relative Minor Part 3
Relative Minor Exercise 1
Relative Minor Exercise 2
Adding Attitude Part 1
Adding Attitude Part 2
Soloing Over Chord Patterns Part 1
Soloing Over Chord Patterns Part 2
Soloing Over Chord Patterns Part 3
Improvising Over a Fiddle Tune - Blackberry Blossom - Part 1
Improvising Over a Fiddle Tune - Blackberry Blossom - Part 2
Improvising Over a Fiddle Tune - Salt Creek - Part 1
Improvising Over a Fiddle Tune - Salt Creek - Part 2
Improvising Over a Fiddle Tune - Liberty
Bluegrass Improvisation: "Down the Road"
Bluegrass Improvisation: "Love is Like a Flower"
Bluegrass Improvisation: "Bury Me Beneath the Willow"
Introduction to Etudes
Etude 1 in G
Etude 1 in C
Etude 1 in D
Etude 2 in G
Etude 2 in D
Bluegrass Guitar Etude in D - Part 1
Bluegrass Guitar Etude in D - Part 2
Bluegrass Guitar Etude in C
Bluegrass Guitar Etude in G
Bluegrass Guitar Exercise 1 in G
Bluegrass Guitar Exercise 1 in D
Bluegrass Guitar Exercise 2 in G
Slide & Crosspick Exercise
Advanced Crosspicking Exercise in E minor
Advanced Flatpicking Etude in A minor
"Turkey in the Straw" A Part
"Turkey in the Straw" B Part
"Red Haired Boy" A Part
"Red Haired Boy" B Part
"Jimmy Brown"
"Gold Rush" A Part
"Gold Rush" B Part
"Give Me Back My 15 Cents" A Part
"Give Me Back My 15 Cents" B Part
"Soldier's Joy" A Part
"Soldier's Joy" B Part
Daley's Reel - Part 1
Daley's Reel - Part 2
Kitchen Girl - Part 1
Kitchen Girl - Part 2
Over the Waterfall - Part 1
Over the Waterfall - Part 2