Learn Guitar in 10 Days

Guitar made fun & simple – the way it should be. 

Scott Goldbaum's expert approach to teaching guitar will enable you to play along to almost any popular song in just 10 days.

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Learn Guitar in 10 Days

This expertly-paced 10-day class is the perfect way to kickstart your journey into the wonderful world of guitar.

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For COMPLETE beginners
Your guitar journey starts here

  • Start playing in minutes
  • No experience needed
  • Track your progress each day
  • Comes with unlimited access to every class on Pickup Music
 

Step-by-step Instruction

10 guided days

Each day comes with HD video tutorials, interactive TAB, chord charts and detailed PDF class notes.

Time

2 week commitment

Learn at your own pace. Complete the class in 10 days or take it easy and space it out.

Outcome

Play any popular song

Learn the chords and techniques to play almost any of your favorite songs with ease.

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Unlimited access to all Master Classes

Keep developing your skills through unlimited access to hundreds of follow-on lessons on Pickup Music. 

An immersive online class for beginners

Build a rock-solid foundation for guitar

Join your mentor Scott Goldbaum as he guides you through the absolute fundamentals of guitar.

Day 1.

Day 1. Get set up

Understand the anatomy of your guitar, tune it up, learn some quick chords, and play your first song.

Day 2.

Day 2. Chords!

Welcome to chord bootcamp. Learn 8 essential chord shapes and get comfortable with the fundamentals of rhythm and strumming.

Day 3.

Day 3. Chord combination challenge

Chords don't mean much until you can link them together! Practice combining chords with a series of fun exercises.

Day 4

Day 4. Connecting chords

Here, you'll learn how to make things musical by learning how to fluidly connect chords using scale notes.

Day 5.

Day 5. Beginner blues

Learn the basics of lead and rhythm guitar through the lens of a 12-bar blues.

Day 6.

Day 6. Campfire guitar

Grab your camping gear and learn how to play rich-sounding chords to lead the sing-along at your next bonfire. 

Day 7.

Day 7. Mapping your fretboard

Get to know the ins and outs of your guitar with some practical music theory.

Day 8.

Day 8. How to use a capo

Today you will learn how to use a capo to shift a song into a different key.

Day 9.

Day 9. Popular songs

Get acquainted with chord progressions to two iconic songs: Let it Be by the Beatles and Ain't No Sunshine by Bill Withers.

Day 10.

Day 10. Make it stick

Wrap up the class with three bonus lessons and a practice plan to keep your momentum going!

Hear why students love their membership

Learn what makes our beginner classes so popular

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David S.

"This class provided a clear and concise roadmap for a beginner like me to get started playing real music on the guitar. The tab provided under each video is really helpful so that you can quickly figure out the exercises for each lesson."

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Cole C.

"I can’t say enough positive things about the content and how enjoyable it is to use. I’ve recommended the service to my friends already and can’t wait to see how you grow it."

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Sam R.

"Pickup Music has been an awesome resource. I love the lessons from young players who are at the forefront of contemporary music. The Master Classes are definitely my favorite as they have a clear plan of study and a logical progression behind them."

 

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Move at your own pace
Step-by-step learning

  • Each lesson is 10-15 minutes accompanied by detailed class notes
  • Minimum of 15 to 30 minutes of practice per day recommended
  • Interactive TAB to help you go slowly and learn quickly
  • Get support from an active community of guitarists in our community forum

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Class Outline

The curriculum was crafted by our team of masters-level and pro-touring musicians to give you the best possible beginner’s pathway to learning the guitar.

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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Scott Goldbaum

Scott Goldbaum is one of the world’s best online guitar teachers. He is an LA-based multi-instrumentalist whose credits include Sting, Keith Urban, Charlotte Lawrence, and many others. Hailed by Randy Jackson as a “guitar virtuoso”, Scott is equally at home on stage as he is in the studio. Scott’s a phenomenal instructor who has a serious knack for making the guitar fun and approachable.     

FEATURES

What else is included in a Pickup Music membership?

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  • 35+ Master Classes
  • 300+ original SongSquads
  • 70+ Essential Lick Packages
  • 5 Minute Lessons
  • Jam Tracks
  • New lessons added every week
  • Interactive TAB that you can slow down
  • PDF class notes
  • Artist Toolkit
  • Members-only forum

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Get all-inclusive access to over 500 lessons and new releases every week. Start your free 14-day trial today.

ANNUAL PLAN

$12.50/ mo

$149.99 PAID YEARLY

  • 14-day free trial
  • 30+ Master Classes
  • 300+ SongSquads
  • 70+ Lick Packages 
  • 5 Minute Lessons
  • Artist Toolkit 
  • Jam Tracks
  • Members-only forum access
  • Enter and vote in the Emerging Artist Fund
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  • 14-day free trial
  • 30+ Master Classes
  • 300+ SongSquads
  • 70+ Lick Packages 
  • 5 Minute Lessons
  • Artist Toolkit 
  • Jam Tracks
  • Members-only forum access
  • Enter in the Emerging Artist Fund
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Start your free 14-day trial today. Cancel anytime. 

ANNUAL PLAN

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$149.99 PAID YEARLY

SAVE 17%

MONTHLY PLAN

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