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Course Description

An introduction to playing the guitar. Basic staff notation, correct fingering and chord arpeggios are covered. Emphasis is also placed on developing musical listening skills. Students must provide their own guitars. ADVISORY: Students must provide their own guitars.

Learning Outcomes

  • Tune guitar, play and write scales, use proper fretboard technique and fingering
  • Research history of guitar and evolution of guitar literature
  • site read simple melodies in the first position
  • play chords in first postition

Last modified: November 25, 2014
Gavilan College Red Diamond 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard Red Diamond Gilroy, CA 95020 Red Diamond (408) 848-4800