2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

MUS 107 - Guitar Class I

Description: Beginning instruction on acoustic guitar. Chords and chord strumming, note reading, finger styles and basic music theory. Opportunities to explore classical, folk, and blues styles of playing. No guitars provided.

Credits: 1
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Introduction to the guitar
  2. Introduction to the musical terms and notations
  3. Two tuning methods
  4. Note reading performance skills; duets in the classical style
  5. Chord studies and strumming in the folk style
  6. Right and left hand skill studies--scales arpeggios
  7. Repertoire--melodic and chord style music

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify parts of guitar.
  2. Know guitar terms.
  3. Know musical terms.
  4. Demonstrate tuning.
  5. Demonstrate note reading--pitch and rhythm
  6. Identify chords--symbols and fingering positions.
  7. Develop finger dexterity--right and left hand.