Guitar 1 A/B
Students will learn to create, perform, and respond to guitar music in a variety of styles/ genres. Students will learn and develop beginning guitar skills, including selected major, minor, seventh, and power chords; major, minor, and pentatonic scales; basic strumming, picking, and fingerpicking; and tuning technique. Cultural, historical, personal, and social context are studied as they relate to guitar repertoire. Students develop effective practice habits so they will be able to progress independently. This course is open to all students, regardless of music background.