Designed for those with little or no previous experience on the guitar. Learn the basic chords and how to read guitar tab. In addition to learning several classic and contemporary songs, students will also have the opportunity to suggest songs that they wish to learn. Students will learn basic guitar techniques that include tuning, strumming, picking, power and barre chords, basic chord theory, major and minor pentatonic scales, and some extended guitar techniques that will be taught through the songs chosen to study. The school provides guitars, tuners, and music for this course.
Middle Skill Building courses are 42 hour classes intended to build students' skills in specific curricular areas. They are not complete courses therefore do not cover the entire curriculum for a particular course/grade level.