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Guitar

Guitar courses at Lillian Osborne foster an appreciation for the guitar as an instrument, for the purposes of playing a repertoire of songs as well as beginning to develop the skills to use the guitar as a tool for composing original music. Students learn music theory related to the guitar as well as proper guitar-playing technique and care. As students develop their playing and listening skills, they will gain a true love for this most versatile of instruments.


Course Pathways


Course Descriptors

Guitar 15

a course for students with little or no previous musical experience. This is a course in basic techniques including reading of melodies and rhythms, chording, strumming and finger-picking. Music theory related to guitar is covered. Techniques are applied to all styles of guitar including classical, folk, pop, and rock. Students with previous guitar experience may be placed into guitar 20 with consultation and audition prior to registration.

Guitar 25

This is an intermediate course in guitar. Instruction will continue to develop techniques including reading of melodies and rhythms, chording, strumming and finger-picking. Music theory related to guitar is covered. Guitar techniques are applied to all styles of guitar including classical, folk, pop, and rock.

Guitar 35

is the advanced course in guitar. Instruction will continue to develop techniques including reading of melodies and rhythms, chording, strumming and finger-picking. Music theory related to guitar is covered. Guitar techniques are applied to all styles of guitar including classical, folk, pop, and rock.