This course is designed to offer students an introduction to guitar performance. No previous musical training is required or assumed. Through the study of easy solo repertoire pieces, the student will learn musical notation and general music theory. Development of left and right hand technique and good practice habits will be stressed. The student will also work on the important musicianship skill of auditory training: recognition of pitch, intervals and tone at an introductory level and basic improvisation. Students will form small groups for the purpose of practicing in ensemble. Students must provide their own instruments.
All MUS* courses satisfy the Fine Arts requirement.