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As a rock guitarist, do you want to shred like Berklee alumnus Steve Vai or be a melodic craftsman like alumnus John Mayer? Maybe you’d like to be an in-demand hired gun ready to take on anything from Texas blues to progressive rock at a moment’s notice. Nobody becomes a virtuoso overnight, but this certificate program can ensure that you make the most of your practice time and talent. You’ll begin with scales and chords then explore how phrasing, rhythm, tone, modes, and improvisation techniques can take your playing to the next level.
Professional Certificate5 Courses (15 Credits)
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5 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate
Organize the guitar fretboard, develop your technique, and learn to confidently navigate the instrument by gaining a firm understanding of the pentatonic, blues, major, melodic minor, and harmonic minor scales and their modes.
Elevate your playing by learning the styles and techniques of the architects of classic rock guitar: Hendrix, Clapton, Beck, Gilmour, and Page.
Gain a deep understanding and command of the playing styles, repertoire, techniques, and musical concepts of guitar legend and Berklee alum Steve Vai. Learn the secrets behind Vai's best-known compositions and virtuosic techniques, and learn to improve your own solos, chord and rhythm playing, and overall voice on the guitar.
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