2023 - 2024 MCPS High School Course Bulletin
ART2083A/ART2083B Guitar HS 2A0.5 credit per semester
Expanding on beginning skills learned in HS Guitar 1, students will learn to create, perform, and respond to guitar music in a variety of styles/genres. Students will learn and develop guitar skills, including selected major, minor, seventh, and power chords; major, minor, and pentatonic scales; strumming, picking, and fingerpicking; and tuning technique. Cultural, historical, personal, and social context are studied as they relate to guitar repertoire. Students will develop effective practice habits to be able to progress independently. This course satisfies the fine arts graduation requirement and may be repeated unlimited times for credit.
Guitar 1 A/B or audition
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
May be repeated 3 times
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