AME LAB: Guitar IA
This semester-long course is intended for students with minimal previous experience playing the guitar. Students will be guided through the early steps of learning the instrument, focusing on basic techniques and skills. In the scope of the course will be covered the following topics: guitar basics, correct body posture including proper left- and right-hand positions, note reading and the application of musical elements, chord study, rhythm strumming, intro to “pima” technique, flat-picking etc., Students will explore the role of the instrument in todays’ society and will define what music, and in particular the guitar, means to them and the way it relates to their real-life experiences in the cultural and historic contexts. Besides being performers themselves, students will learn to listen, analyze, and describe live performances and give informed critical evaluations of the later.
To gain full credit for this course, you must complete three concurrent courses:
1. Arts, Media, Entertainment
2. Professional Music
3. AME Lab
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5 credits (A-G) Fine Arts | Arts, Media, Entertainment CTE Pathway Introduction | House of Music Arts | Instrumental Music Conservatory