York Community High School

Beginning Guitar

 #8218 Beginning (Class) Acoustic Guitar 

Grades 9 - 12 / Full year course - 2.0 credits


This course is designed for the student with absolutely no guitar background.  The student will begin with basic musical concepts:  learn to tune the guitar, read musical notation and chord tablature, and experience melodic and basic chord performance.  Advanced study will include:   further development of technical skills through the performance of scales, advanced chords and melodies; and the study of basic harmony and theory concepts leading into original compositions and the accompaniment of advanced melodies.  The student will demonstrate successful performance of folk and rock songs at the varying levels of difficulty.  The student must furnish an acoustic guitar (electric guitar is not permitted).

Gemkow, Christopher
Music Teacher cgemkow@elmhurst205.org