This one-year course is designed for students who have successfully completed the skills outlined in the Guitar 1 syllabus. This course includes further development of the skills necessary to become independent as a guitarist. Students will receive guidance and direction in solving problems related to playing the guitar on an intermediate level and will learn many of the different styles, skills, and techniques required to become a successful guitarist. Areas of concentration include: correct posture, note reading, flat picking, rhythmic patterns, chord study, and finger picking styles, musical forms, and improvisation and performing experiences. A progression of technical proficiency is expected.
Prerequisite: Guitar or Teacher Approval (Earned by Passing the Guitar 1 Final Exam)
Course # 17571
Course Term: Yearlong
Grade Levels: 10, 11 & 12
Graduation Credit: Applied Arts