Guitar Ensemble

Intermediate Guitar Ensemble

For students with 2 or more years playing experience. Students are required to know basic note reading, can recognize most basic chords, and are also comfortable with strumming. This class is an opportunity for the students to increase their guitar playing ability and enjoyment. A greater number of guitar chords and techniques will be learned as well as further knowledge in music theory. Fall Semester includes one complementary private lesson. 

 

Prerequisite: Students must audition.

Lesson Book: Christopher Parkening Guitar Method Book Vol. 1. Students need to have the lesson book by the first class, additional sheet music assigned.

Equipment Needed: Guitar, nylon strings, footstool, portable black music stand, and own instrument cleaning and maintenance items. Students should bring a pencil to class. Students can also change the strings on their current guitar to nylon.

Mondays / 4:00 - 4:50 PM / Meets weekly

Cody Noriega, Instructor

Beginning Guitar Ensemble

Beginning guitar ensemble course is designed for students with no previous guitar experience. Students will be introduced to the classical guitar and receive guidance and direction in learning different strumming styles, skills, and the necessary techniques to become a successful guitarist. We will be concentrating on areas such as proper posture, knowing the parts of a guitar, note reading, finger picking, chord study, and performance. Students can expect to stay in beginning guitar for 1 to 2 years or audition for Intermediate Guitar Ensemble. 

Fall Semester includes one complementary private lesson. 

 

No Prerequisite: For students grade 3+ 

 

Lesson Book: Christopher Parkening Guitar Method Book Vol. 1. Students need to have the lesson book by the first class.

Equipment Needed: Guitar, nylon strings, footstool, portable black music stand, and own instrument cleaning and maintenance items. Students should bring a pencil to class. Students can also change the strings on their current guitar to nylon.

Mondays / 5:00 - 6:00 PM / Meets weekly

Cody Noriega, Instructor