Guitar 1 (Beginning)

This is a performance class in which students will learn how to play guitar. Students will be taught how to read music, play from chord symbols, play both melodies and accompaniments (chords), improvise, and they will study the repertoire of classical music for guitar. Popular styles of music including blues and jazz are included as units within the year-long course. All students will use a nylon-string or steel-string acoustic guitar.

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