Some online guitar teachers would have you believe you can go from novice to virtuoso within a few videos and strums. This approach can lead to disappointment and self-doubt. Not something you want when you have a beautiful instrument that begs to be played.
With the Richard Durrant Academy Passport you will have full, unlimited access to every one of our public courses, for classical guitar, acoustic guitar, tenor guitar or ukulele and to every other resource designed to assist you in your musical journey. This means you will be free to learn at your own pace, repeating lessons as many times as you like, reaching new levels of ability as you tackle more challenging techniques.
Keep studying, keep practising and enjoy your musical journey.
£19.99 / month with 7 day free trial
Develop your talent, learn with structure and become the musician you wish to be with unlimited access to all courses on the Richard Durrant Academy.
Complete Guide to Tremolo
A well-played tremolo on a classical guitar is one of the most beautiful sounds in western music. Master this magical technique and be guided through some of the great tremolo solos, including Recuerdos de la Alhambra.
Academy Tea Bar
Here's where you'll find help on subjects like choosing a guitar or uke, changing strings, tuning and looking after your nails. Use Disqus to ask questions and share experiences.(4) 5.0 average rating
Twelve Classical Guitar Studies
'Go to' classical guitar studies that are the perfect daily, musical workout with plenty of subtle physical and artistic challenges.(2) 5.0 average rating
Quick Start Acoustic Guitar
If you are new to the Acoustic Guitar this is the best place for you! With Richard's help you'll be making music within minutes.(1) 5.0 average rating
Quick Start Tenor Guitar
Whether you're a complete beginner, or have moved across from the six string instrument, this course is for you.(4) 5.0 average rating
Sight Reading for Guitar
Launching in May 2017, the Sight Reading Course will cover the two main sight reading skills of rhythmic fluency and knowledge of pitch. You'll also become familiar with the link between fluent sight reading and key awareness.
Ukulele Launch Pad
This course is your ideal launch pad if you're a new uke player, have recently converted from the guitar or have been strumming for a while but want to improve your technique.(11) 5.0 average rating
Guitar Back to Basics
This ten lesson course is ideal if you are either a beginner, wanting a thorough introduction to playing the guitar, or if you have played already but want to go back to basics to build a better technique and learn more about music.(5) 5.0 average rating