Guitar 1 (Beginning)

Guitar 1 is a performance class to learn how to play guitar.

Students are taught to read music, play from chord symbols, play both melodies and accompaniments (chords), improvise, and study the repertoire of classical music for guitar. Popular styles of music. including blues and jazz. are included as units within this year-long course.

All students use a nylon-string or steel-string acoustic guitar.

This course a college prep class and is UC approved for Fine Arts credit.