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Beginning Guitar

Beginning Guitar affords the student the opportunity to learn cooperation, responsibility and self-discipline through musical expression in a group activity.  Beginning Guitar is Correia’s beginning level guitar ensemble designed for students new to the music experience.   NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! This course will include the study of elementary plectrum (pick) and classical guitar techniques such as: scales, strumming, arpeggios, rest/free stroke, and chord progressions in the popular and classical fields. In addition, this course will cover guitar note reading/tablature, and some history of the guitar. Classical and folk music is emphasized in the course of study as is popular music, and jazz.  Programs, concerts and tours are a part of the course and participation is expected.