2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ART2080A/ART2080B Guitar HS 3A

0.5 credit per semester

Expanding on beginning skills learned in Guitar 2, students will learn to create, perform, and respond to guitar music in a variety of styles/genres. Students will learn and develop intermediate to advanced guitar skills, including nine chords and suspensions; pentatonic scales in all positions; and intermediate to advanced strumming, picking, fingerpicking, and soloing technique. Cultural, historical, personal and social context are studied as they relate to guitar repertoire. Students develop effective practice habits so they will be able to progress independently. This course satisfies the fine arts graduation requirement and may be repeated unlimited times for credit.

Guitar 2 A/B or audition
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
May be repeated 3 times

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