Designed to motivate and inspire students, Guitar Sherpa's innovative learning systems employ a hands-on, contextual format. Students “play” their way through Guitar Sherpa curriculum rather than working through tedious examples and exercises. Muriel Anderson, world-renowned guitarist and composer, presents this intensive study program for intermediate and advanced fingerstyle guitar players. Innovations for Acoustic Guitar guides the student through essential theory, techniques and other “tricks of the trade” to enhance the player's performance, arranging and composition skills. Using several of her own compositions as lesson examples (Arioso, Mister Chester, Two Shores, A Baker's Dozen and Muriel's highly popular Angelina Baker Medley), Innovations for Acoustic Guitar reveals a variety of Muriel's signature techniques and approaches for generating new ideas and fresh arrangements or compositions. You'll learn how to flavor your arrangements and compositions with a variety of harmonic techniques including Irish and Cuban influences and odd time signatures. You'll learn how to develop a theme, play expressively and imitate the sounds of a banjo, mandolin or bass. Muriel also demonstrates how connect notes in a rhythmic tune in the classic style of Chet Atkins. Innovations for Acoustic Guitar will strengthen your fingerstyle technique, enhance your performance and presentation of material and spark innovative composition and arranging. Hands-On Learning Tools include: Text Lesson Guide, Standard Notation, Guitar Tab, Power Tab Files, Power Tab Software, Bonus Material. Secure PIN enclosed in DVD package for quick and secure download of learning tools.