Rockschool Guitar Grade 1

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Beginner 38 lessons (2h 32m) Sheet music included Backing tracks included Mobile, Tablet + Desktop

Welcome to Rockschool Guitar Grade 1: The Pro Perspective

This innovative video course challenges you to be the best guitarist and musician you can be, whatever your level. 

MusicGurus and Rockschool have assembled a team of top pro guitarists to provide unique grade 1 guitar lessons. In this dynamic online learning course, you will:

  • Learn 6 songs written specifically for grade 1
  • Receive in depth analysis of all the fundamental skills
  • Gain invaluable advice on sight reading and feel
  • Learn how to use authentic vocabulary
  • Grasp how to play and practice music effectively
  • Build your guitar technique

Plus, with the MusicGurus video player you can loop and slow-down all the performances and demonstrations, so this course will allow you to see exactly what the pros are doing. If you're a student taking a graded exam, this course is the ideal preparation. And if you're a teacher teaching grade 1 guitar lessons, this course will provide all kinds of ideas to keep your lessons fresh and authentic.

Sheet music and tab is included for all pieces. However, the course is most effective when paired with a Rockschool Grade Book.

Here is some information on the pro guitarists you'll be learning  from: 

  • Stuart Ryan is an award-winning musician, regarded as one of the UK’s finest acoustic/electric guitarists.
  • Rob Luft is an award-winning 24-year-old musician from London and has been described as one of the UK’s most prominent and talented young contemporary jazz guitarists.
  • Charlie Griffiths is adept at heavy metal, touring with his critically acclaimed progressive metal band, Haken. He's also written for Total Guitar, Guitar Techniques, and Guitar World for over ten years.
  • Marcus Bonfanti is a blues and country guitarist, who's collaborated with legends such as Eric Clapton, Van Morisson, Ronnie Wood and Dave Gilmour, just to name a few.
  • James Barratt is a master technician and guitar educator - experienced examiner for Rockschool exam board and teacher at BIMM in Birmingham, focusing on Essential Styles and Live Performance.

So, join our pro musicians today and start your Rockschool Grade 1 Guitar lessons. Check out our full range of Rockschool courses when you’re ready to level up to Grade 2.