Course Description

This college level course is for the student that seeks a more in-depth adventure into the language of music as applied to guitar. Ideal for the ambitious pure beginner and experienced non reader, by rote player alike, this class covers Standard Music Notation reading, chord graph and chart reading, finger style and plectrum techniques. Also, it applies a guitar\ centered introduction to Fundamental music theory concepts such as intervals, triads, modes, scale building, major scales with principal chords, key signatures and key structures, chord progressions and more. There are written and playing tests to help you monitor your progress. Not to worry, this co listed, non credit course offering will not affect any GPA.

Required boo  Hal Leonard Guitar Method, Book 1, second edition, by Schmid and Koch.


Ages 15 and up


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Section Title
Introduction to Guitar for Adults
Palatine (Main)
T, Th
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Jan 18, 2022 to May 19, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $245.00
Section Notes
Also offered for Credit as CLASS GUITAR MUS167-C01. No class on Tue, 22 Mar 2022, Spring Break, Thu, 24 Mar 2022, Spring Break
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