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Madison Metropolitan School District

Guitar 2

MUS4055

Guitar 2 offers advanced instruction and guided independent work in the various genres introduced in Guitar 1. The genres include Folk, Country, and Bluegrass, Blues and Rock, Jazz and Classical. Specific techniques include melodic flatpicking, advanced Travis-style finger picking, Blues and Rock solo improvisation and barre chord applications. The course will also cover the study and analysis of well-known pop guitar transcriptions using both notation and tablature and extensive note reading in both the Jazz and Classical idioms.

  • Recommended Grades: 10-12
  • Course Number: MUS4055
  • Credits: 1/2 credit
  • Note: Elective
  • Prerequisite Recommendation: Recommended include successful completion of Guitar 1 and/or interview/audition with instructor.