Guitar Class Syllabus
PM Wednesdays, Steinman 203
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||• Schmid, Will and Greg Koch. Hal Leonard Guitar
Method Book 1, latest edition. Milwaukee,
WI: Hal Leonard Corp.
• Other materials as needs arise
class provides the student with introductory guitar skills and
encourages learning through a variety of approaches including reading
music, particular guitar techniques, aural training, and improvisation
is mandatory. One excused absence is permitted. The final
grade will be reduced by one full letter for each unexcused absence.
will include performance accuracy, expressiveness, memorization, and
attendance. These goals will be assessed by rubric.
students are required to perform juried exams at the semester's end in
addition to mastering weekly exercises.
student will learn to read music at a basic level. The student
will also develop basic psychomotor skills, fundamental technique, and
good posture with respect to the guitar. Affective objectives are
for the student to develop an appreciation for musical literacy and
discipline, along with an understanding that music can be a path to
life-long learning, self-expression, confidence, and collaborative
non-verbal communication as well as a career goal.
|EVERYONE IS EXPECTED TO HAVE A
WORKING E-MAIL ADDRESS, AND TO GIVE IT TO ME IMMEDIATELY IF IT
VARIES FROM THE STANDARD BETHANY FORM, AND TO CHECK IT DAILY
|Any student in this course who has
a disability that may prevent him/her from fully demonstrating his/her
abilities should contact me personally as soon as possible so we can
discuss accommodations necessary to ensure full participation and
facilitate the educational opportunity.
|The instructor reserves the right
to change this syllabus at any time.