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Beginning Guitar

Course Objective

The purpose of this course is to develop the necessary skills and techniques used in guitar playing. We seek to gain a deeper understanding of the history of the guitar, and its role in various genres of music.

Expectations

This class is an ongoing exploration of the proper methods, concepts, and techniques used in guitar performance. Students of all levels will benefit from this class. In order for the students to benefit, students MUST PRACTICE DAILY.   Students will be on time for class, tuned, and prepared. Students will own or rent a guitar for practice at home. Guitars will be provided for in class use.

Intermediate Guitar

Course Objective

The purpose of this course is to further develop the skills and techniques used in guitar playing. Students will be introduced to musical notation and note recognition. We seek to gain a deeper understanding of the history of the guitar, and its role in various genres of music.

Expectations

This class is an ongoing exploration of the proper methods, concepts, and techniques used in guitar performance. Students of all levels will benefit from this class. In order for the students to benefit, students MUST PRACTICE DAILY.   Students will be on time for class, tuned, and prepared. Students will own or rent a guitar for practice at home. Guitars will be provided for in class use.

Advanced Guitar

Course Objective

The purpose of this course is to perfect the skills and techniques used in classical guitar playing. Students will become proficient at performing and sight reading. We seek to gain a deeper understanding of the history of the classical guitar, and its modern development. Students will also develop a further knowledge of music theory as it pertains to the guitar.

Expectations

This class is an ongoing exploration of the proper methods, concepts, and techniques used in classical guitar performance. Students of all levels will benefit from this class. In order for the students to benefit, students MUST PRACTICE DAILY.   Students will be on time for class, tuned, and prepared. Students will own or rent a guitar for practice at home. Guitars will be provided for in-class use.

 

Supplementary Material 

Basic Chord overview. Please download, print, and study. Click here! (PDF)
Sequences and Intervals (PDF)