USD 329


Course duration
12 week(s)
Max class size
2
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This course is for students who have completed the Guitar 101 course. The course further expands on reading Guitar Tablature and Staff Notation introduced in the first course. Students are also introduced to basic music theory.They will learn melodies using techniques they learn during the course

Objectives

The course objective is to:
1:Introduce students to advanced sheet music including topics like DUETS,CHORDS,BASS SOLO ACCOMPANIMENT,CHROMATICS,MINOR KEY.
2:Introduce students to the concept of harmony.
3:Teach students to perform along with a fellow guitarist.
4:Prepare students for TRINITY INITIAL GRADE EXAMINATION.

- Completion of Guitar 101 - Student should have a guitar and a tuner app

Basics of Guitar and Guitar Terminology
  • Frets
  • Strings
  • Tabs
  • Positioning the guitar
Learning Power Chords and Applying Power Chords to Song
  • Power Chord theory
  • Power Chord structure on E and A strings
Basic 6-String Chords
  • E minor, G, D, A minor Chords
  • How to apply these chords to songs
  • Practicing these chords through song
Advanced staff notation reading lessons
  • Advanced staff notation reading lessons
Introduction to the A minor scale
  • Introduction to the A minor scale
Introduction to Chord Theory
  • Introduction to Chord Theory
Introduction to Harmony
  • Introduction to Harmony
Learning to harmonize melodies
  • Learning to harmonize melodies
Learning to play more advanced melodies
  • Learning to play more advanced melodies

The Student would be able to:
1. Appear for the Trinity Practical Inital Grade Examination and :
2. Play 3 pieces
3. Able to demonstrate technical workings - playing scales and arpeggios
4. Able to sight read
5. Have knowledge of basic music theory
6. Play along with other guitarists.