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

The Introduction to Guitar for Adults course is not currently open for enrollment, but we can arrange for any number of lessons you would like, click here for more information or contact Issa Boulos at iboulos@harpercollege.edu. If you’re a new student wanting to register for private lessons click here to fill out the new student form. If you would like us to notify you when enrollment opens, click and on the Request Information button below.

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