INTERMEDIATE GUITAR

Course ID: 102293
 
Open to grades: 10 - 12
 
UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “F” VAPA credit
 
Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in Guitar, or instructor approval
 
Study specific styles of guitar playing including Folk, Blues, and Classic Rock. This course places a larger emphasis on the understanding of music theory and development of improved sight reading skills. Improvisational skills are developed as students study the use of pentatonic scales, major and minor scales, and chord movements that utilize the guitar fingerboard well beyond open position. Students will learn the use of barre chords, color chords and inversions. Instructor approval contingent on one-on-one performance tryout with instructor.