Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: MUS                                     Course Number: 140                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Guitar
Subject: Music
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will enable a beginning student to learn how to play the guitar and read music. Basic musical concepts to be covered include treble and bass clef, scales, chords, melody, and harmony. The student will learn the fundamentals of guitar technique including hand positions and finger exercises. The construction and technology of the instrument will be explored and discussed in conjunction with the study of technique in a variety of musical cultures and contexts from around the world.

Start Date:    06/30/2012                         End Date: