Continuation of PSGT-211. Application of altered scales derived from melodic and harmonic minor in performance with prerecorded rhythm section tapes.
Analysis of contemporary guitar styles and effects. Lectures by professionals in various styles. Focus on jazz, rock, and country, as well as styles of specific artists. Emphasis on performance.
Instrumental class for the guitar principal emphasizing chord solo guitar styles, traditional guitar literature employing right-hand pick techniques, and rhythm guitar styles applicable to small gr
Continuation of PSGT-212. Symmetric scales and additional altered modes; chord scale possibilities explored through harmonic analysis.
For advanced guitar principals, continuation of development of skills and techniques, with emphasis on guitar-centric group playing concepts and performing skills.
Application of modes and pentatonic scales in performance with prerecorded rhythm section tapes.
A survey of contemporary guitar players and styles as well as related doubling instruments. Emphasis on major players and various styles through tapes and transcriptions.
An in-depth look at some of rock's most influential guitar players.
Functional study of the guitar. Technical fundamentals of class instruction in music education. Use of representative elementary/secondary school methods and materials.
Introduction to guitar performance skills with emphasis on applications in music therapy environments.
Continued development of guitar performance skills with emphasis on applications in music therapy environments.
This lab offers an in-depth analysis of complex harmonic situations in the creation and performance of chord solos, involving mechanical voicings derived from chord scales and various reharmonizati
A study and performance of the Brazilian guitar tradition.
Performance lab for guitar principals focusing on development of advanced reading skills. Each session will be thorough and challenging.
For advanced guitar principals, continued development of skills and techniques with emphasis on reading and group performance.
This lab uses the original George Van Eps method for guitar. The student is rigorously involved in developing a triad-oriented approach to the finger board.
This is a continuation of ILGT-269 (rhythmic displacement in comping and soloing by the use of polyrhythms and polymeters).
Students will record solo guitar pieces of their choice, which may include original arrangements, transcriptions, adaptations in various genres, and Guitar Department-produced handouts.
Instrumental lab for guitar principals emphasizing performance in the style of Pat Martino. Study of 'etudes and line studies as preparation for performing transcribed solos.
Applications, scope, and limitations of guitar synthesizers. Understanding the operating principles of guitar synthesizers as they have evolved with developments in technology.