This is our Learning Program
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Introduction to the Cuatro for Ukulele Players
If you have much experience with the Ukulele, you can learn to play the cuatro using the same skills you’ve already acquired.
Parts of the Cuatro (Free Course)
Level 1: Get to know your instrument. Learn all parts of the cuatro with this introduction.
Introduction to the Cuatro Basics (Trial Course)
Level 2: Learn to do your first chords and some basic music theory with the cuatro.
The Road to Your First Rhythm
Level 3: Learn the Vals Tonada, your very first rhythm with the instrument.
Exploring & Applying Frenados to your Strumming
Level 4: Learn the difficult art of “Frenados”. A technique that only exist for the cuatro.
Modernizing the Cuatro: Abraham Sarache
Learn the unique techniques used by music professional Abraham Sarache to play Rock music using the accosting and electro acoustic Cuatro.
Enhancing Ability & Increasing Speed
Level 5: Start developing your speed. Practice with Joropo and different Waltz.
Joropo Progressions (Genre Specific)
Level 6: Take off with Joropo and learn the different progressions and chords used.
Learning Objectives for the Intermediate Cuatrista
Level 7: An introduction to intermediate techniques and tricks to get better with the cuatro.
Application of Techniques
Level 8: Apply special techniques to your strumming and get to be an intermediate cuatrista.
Introduction to Advanced Cuatrista Techniques
Level 9: Have a glimpse of how to become and advanced cuatrista. An introduction to advanced techniques.
Mosaic of Rhythms
Level 10: Learn different rhythms and dominate Venezuelan music genres.