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Guitar
Guitarists will study both popular and classical styles using acoustic instruments and will be expected to read standard notation as well as tablature.  Students will also learn music theory as it pertains to the guitar.
 

GUITAR COURSES ​

AMG1OW – GUITAR TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: Audition

This course emphasizes the performance of guitar music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

 

AMG2OW - GUITAR TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMG1OW

This course emphasizes the performance of guitar music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

  

AMG3MW - GUITAR TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMG2OW

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of guitar music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analyzing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. A variety of guitar styles will be studied. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

 

AMG4MW - GUITAR TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMG3MW

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of guitar music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. There is a theory book fee of $20.00. This course is a continuation of AMG3MW. There will be a greater emphasis on individual performance.