USD 395

Course duration
12 week(s)
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This course is for students who have completed the Trinity College Grade 1 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. The course will preapre them for the Trinity Acoustic Guitar Grade 2 Examiination.


The performance pieces and technical work for this grade will be covered in 2 courses ( Part 1 & 2)


The Performance Pieces for this course are as follows

Bad Jack - Powlesland

Blue Rag - Morandell

House of the Rising Sun - Trad., arr. Pells

Jamaica - Powlesland

New Memory Lane - Pells

Rockodile Reggae - Morandell

Sail Away - T J Walker

Turkey in the Straw - Trad., arr. Sokolow

What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong (Thiele & Weiss), arr. Walker

The Technical Work for this course is as follows

Scales - D Major, Bb Major, E Harmonic Minor, A Jazz Melodic Minor

Arpeggio - D Major

Broken Chords - E Minor, A Minor

Chord Sequences - II - V7 - I in C Major & II - V - I in D Major


All Trinity College London courses will train student(s) to prepare for Trinity College London examinations. The exams and certifications are external and registration for this can be completed by going to


1: To help students understand the concept of scales, arpeggios and chord sequences

2: To familiarize the student with using arpeggios over the chord progression.

3: To familiarize the student with the notes within each chord.

4: To give the student the ability to play more musically.

5: To prepare the student for the Trinity Acoustic Guitar Grade 2 examination


Completion of 104 course



Practical (Pieces & Aural Skills)
  • Trinity pieces for Guitar Grade 2
  • Exercises and Theory for Grade 2 Trinity Guitar

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