2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ART2082B/ART2082A Guitar HS 1B

0.5 credit per semester

Students will learn to create, perform, and respond to guitar music in a variety of styles/genres. Students will learn and develop beginning guitar skills, including selected major, minor, seventh, and power chords; major, minor, and pentatonic scales; basic strumming, picking, and fingerpicking; and tuning 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 is open to all students, regardless of music background. This course satisfies the fine arts graduation requirement and may be repeated unlimited times for credit.

9 - 10 - 11 - 12
May be repeated 3 times

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