How To Play The Em9 Chord On Guitar

Em9 chord

Em9 Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the Em9 chord on your guitar, picture the Em9 chord chart shown as your fret board and neck (if you were to stand your guitar up vertically).

The horizontal lines represent the fret bars, the vertical lines show the strings and the dots show where to place your fingers.

Play the Em9 chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

Em9 Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where you need to position your fingers when playing the Em9 guitar chord:

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to standard guitar tuning
  2. Index finger: 2nd fret, 5th string. Place your index finger on the 2nd fret of the 5th string.
  3. Middle finger: 2nd fret, 1st string. Place your middle finger on the 2nd fret of the 1st string.
  4. Play chord. Strum all strings.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The Em9 Chord

Mastered playing the Em9 chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the Em9 chord)!

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