Introduction to Classical Guitar

Train your hands to play effortlessly.
Join award-winning classical guitarist and expert educator Evan Taucher as he walks you through the fundamentals of classical guitar.

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for beginner & intermediate players

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  • Master the basics of classical guitar
  • Develop skills to play tension-free guitar in any style
  • Learn on acoustic, electric, or nylon guitar
  • Comes with unlimited access to all lessons on Pickup Music
 

Step-by-step Instruction

30+ lessons

HD video tutorials with interactive TAB, chord charts, and PDF class notes

Time

3 week commitment

Learn at your own pace. Most students take three weeks to complete this class.

Outcome

Play classical with ease

Effortlessly navigate your fretboard and perform stunning classical guitar songs.

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Lessons for every step of your guitar learning journey – from beginner to expert.

An immersive online class

Discover the joy of classical guitar

Join your mentor Evan Taucher as he guides you through his laser-focused approach to classical guitar. Whether you're a beginner player or seasoned electric guitarist, there's something in this Master Class for everyone.

Part I.

Part I. Classical Guitar Fundamentals

Before you start playing, it’s important to get set up for success. In Part I, Evan breaks down the basic tools and tenets of classical guitar.

Part II.

Part II. Right Hand Technique

Now, it's time to play. We'll shine a spotlight on your plucking hand in this section. You'll learn arpeggio patterns, string crossing, and how to develop finger independence.

Part III.

Part III. Left Hand Technique

Next, we'll focus on fretting technique.  In this section, Evan covers hand placement, traversing the fingerboard, and playing with a light touch.

Part IV.

Part IV. Coordinating Hands

Now it's time to join hands. In Part IV, you'll learn how to make your hands move together gracefully so that your playing sounds fluid and effortless.

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Part V. SongSquad

Finally, we'll challenge you to learn four classical songs by Evan that tie together everything you've learned. 

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move at your own pace

Learn through a step-by-step curriculum

This class will serve as a versatile resource to improve your technique across all styles of music. The curriculum was crafted by our team of master's-level and pro touring musicians to give you the best possible pathway for learning classical guitar.

Evan Taucher

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Evan Taucher

Evan Taucher is a masterful classical guitarist and educator. He has performed internationally in the US and Europe and studied with legends in the classical guitar community. Most recently, he was chosen as one of six in the world to perform and study with the prolific Cuban composer Leo Brouwer in Banff, Canada. He’s also been featured in Guitar Player Magazine, ClassicFM, and Tonebase.

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