Mike Plantan / Demonstration

Course Description

You can play thousands of classic rock songs with the knowledge you gain from the Classic Rock Unplugged course because it is the quickest and most comprehensive way to learn all the skills, chords, licks, rhythms, riffs, and solo ideas you need. So let's get together and play some classic rock tunes from the era, featuring the likes of Eric Clapton, the Eagles, the Beatles, and more. We'll put together our own acoustic band by learning chords, riffs, and arrangements. If you have a solid grasp of the guitar's fundamentals, this course is perfect for you. By the end of the course, you'll be able to play the most essential guitar chords and play songs with impressive strumming techniques. Open chord fluency, tablature literacy, and the aptitude to pick up barre chords are pre-requisites. Students must supply their own instruments.

Course Outline

  • Tips about exercises. 
  • Play along with a real expert in the style. 
  • Guitar tablature and fretboard diagrams.
  • Guitar lessons with step-by-step instructions.
  • Learn at your own pace and keep registering for the class.

Learner Outcomes

  • Play some of the most well-known classic rock tunes
  • Learn techniques  from recordings of Eric Clapton, the Beatles and more. 
  • Play pentatonic scales and use those scale fingerings while soloing.


Ages 13+
The Classic Rock Unplugged course is not currently open for enrollment, but we can arrange for any number of lessons you would like, click here for more information or contact Issa Boulos at iboulos@harpercollege.edu. If you’re a new student wanting to register for private lessons click here to fill out the new student form. If you would like us to notify you when enrollment opens, click and on the Request Information button below.
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