The electric guitar is one of the most popular and versatile instruments. They are suited for varying music styles like rock, blues, pop and jazz. There are many different brands and kinds of electric guitars and their sound varies from one to the other depending on the type of wood, shape and pickups and of course the player him or herself. The electric guitar traces its history to the beginning of the 1930 when microphones (pickups) were added to the acoustic steel string guitar. Since then, some of the most outstanding musicians contributed to the music industry by performing, composing and recording with this instrument. Some of the most outstanding guitarists throughout the history are: Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmy Page, BB King, Eric Clapton, Steve Vai, Wes Montgomery and many more.
At the individual electric guitar course you will get all the information and guidance in order to progress and reach your full potential with playing the electric guitar. During the lessons the main focus will be on the weak points of your playing. That will be done by learning new songs, techniques, theory and whatever is required in order for you to progress. Each student will receive a suggested program on what will be the main focus in the course. This will be done by discussing together with the teacher the goals and the expectations from the student and the teacher. Common subjects that can be discussed in the course - Scales, different techniques, improvisation, Rhythm, Theory, Pedals (sounds), different music styles etc.
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Boris obtained his master of music in jazz guitar at Codarts Rotterdam. Nowadays he works as a teacher of acoustic guitar and ukulele at X and gives private and online lessons at other organizations. Boris is also part of several bands with whom he tours around the world.
Junhyung An is a Korean born guitarist, composer, music educator and researcher. At the age of 7, he started to play piano. After 5 years he wanted to try another instrument, and that was when he found the love of his musical life, guitar. Junhyung studied jazz guitar at the Rotterdam Conservatory Codarts and carried the research trajectory on a cross-over project between Jazz guitar and Korean traditional musicality at the Orpheus institute and Leiden University. From his studying period until now, he has been actively touring in and out of Europe.