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School of Song

Mapping the Fretboard: Part 1

Mapping the Fretboard: Part 1

Regular price $180.00 USD
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Taught by Steven Van Betten

Eight (8) 75-minute classes, twice a week

Taught in a live, interactive classroom setting on Zoom

  • September 17, 20, 24, 27; October 1, 4, 8, 11.

  • Section A: Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8:45 - 10:00am (PDT)

  • Section B: Tuesdays and Saturdays, 6:30 - 7:45pm (PDT)

  • Enrollment ends Monday, September 16th at 5pm (PDT)

  • 15 person capacity



In Mapping the Fretboard: Part 1, you’ll learn the 5 pentatonic scale shapes, triad inversions, and voice leading. If you know open position chords, bar chords, and a little music theory, this class is perfect for you.


Topics Covered Include:

  • Octave shapes

  • Major and minor pentatonic scales

  • Relative minor / relative major relationship

  • Thorough breakdown of 5 pentatonic scale shapes

  • Major triads inversions

  • Minor triad inversions

  • Identifying scale degrees and transposing melodies

  • Triadic voice leading




Sign up with a friend and you’ll both receive a 20% discount! — Email for the discount code.

Complete course syllabus delivered upon sign up.

After two classes, if you feel the course is not a good fit for any reason, you are welcome to a refund on the rest of that month’s classes.

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