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Guitar I & II

Guitar I & II

Visual & Performing Arts

This course is an introduction to the guitar, guitar technique, the music played on the guitar, and some important icons in guitar performance. By taking this course, you will learn the proper way to play the guitar through the development of good technique. You will also learn how to read standard notation, tablature, chord diagrams, and chord charts. Guitar: Basics 1 also teaches you guitar care and maintenance, the history of the guitar, composition, and performance techniques.

The material and musical examples in this course are fun and informative. This course takes time tested guitar techniques and presents them with modern playing material. You will be learning the basics by playing tunes that actually sound cool and relate to the music of today. This course is the entryway to an awesome world of playing the guitar in many styles. By taking the beginning courses, you are preparing yourself for a lifetime of making music for your own enjoyment and the enjoyment of others.

4 Semesters