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Learn to Play Guitar with eMedia’s Award-Winning Guitar Lesson Software!
One eMedia Music Academy Subscription Does it All – from Beginner to Intermediate/Advanced

eMedia Music Academy guides you through beginner guitar lessons all the way to learning how to play lead guitar, jazz chords, guitar theory, Travis fingerpicking, and more! Guitar exercises improve your ability to play acoustic or electric guitar. Learn how to play guitar in rock, blues, pop, country, folk, and classical styles. One simple, low-price subscription provides access to over 450 guitar lessons that teach you over 150 great guitar songs. Video instruction and an animated fretboard guide you through techniques and songs. Interactive feedback can listen to your playing and help you make corrections.

Beginner Guitar Lessons

Begin with award-winning eMedia Guitar Method, featuring over 180 step-by-step beginner guitar lessons by award-winning guitarist and Professor of Music, Kevin Garry, Ph.D. You will quickly learn guitar basics such as how to tune the guitar and how to strum, and move on to how to play easy guitar chords and songs, picking technique, and fingerpicking. You’ll be playing hits such as Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door“ and Steve Miller’s “Rock’n Me.” Includes step-by-step lessons on reading notes in standard music notation with a Note Tracker that shows you exactly which note you are playing. Show more details.

Rock Guitar Lessons

You also have access to eMedia Interactive Rock Guitar, with over 100 electric guitar lessons by Charles McCrone, graduate of Guitar Institute of Technology at Musician’s Institute (a legendary training ground for many great rock guitarists). eMedia Interactive Rock Guitar provides a complete overview of rock technique and gear. Learn how to play electric guitar with rock guitar basics such as power chords, barre chords (bar chords), guitar riffs, and then move on to lead guitar lessons with the blues scale. Features hits including “You Really Got Me” as by Van Halen and “Paranoid” by Black Sabbath. You’ll even learn about guitar effects pedals! Show more details.

Intermediate Guitar

Then eMedia Intermediate Guitar Method builds on the beginner guitar lessons with 170 more lessons from Kevin Garry, Ph.D. Learn how to play more barre/bar chords, jazz chords for guitar (7ths, 9ths, etc.), guitar theory, guitar scales, how to play lead, and even more great guitar songs and guitar licks to expand your repertoire. Includes hits such as “Spoonful” as by Eric Clapton and “All Along the Watchtower” as by Jimi Hendrix. eMedia music technologies, such as Interactive Feedback and the Animated Fretboard, make it easy to see guitar fingerings including bends, hammer-ons and pull-offs, and whether you are playing the proper notes. Songs and guitar exercises include both audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks that let you slow down the tempo of those tricky guitar solos to learn at your own pace. Learn guitar the easy and fun way with eMedia interactive technologies! Show more details.

Guitar Lessons for Kids

eMedia My Guitar is a complete course of over 60 guitar lessons for kids designed by award-winning guitarist and teacher Kevin Garry, Ph.D. Kids learn how to play guitar from Gary the Guitar, an animated character that teaches children how to tune the guitar, play easy guitar chords, read guitar tablature, and play easy kids’ guitar songs such as “Jingle Bells,” “Yankee Doodle,” and many more. For more details, visit the For Kids section.