Beginning Improvisation for Classroom Guitar
In this session, a sequential approach to teaching improvisation will be presented. From improvisation to a blues progression using the pentatonic scale, to implementing chord tones and rhythms, participants will learn how to get students off on the right foot (note).
Beginning Composition for Classroom Guitar
In this session, emphasis will be placed on teaching students to write chord progressions in major and minor keys. Short cuts will be presented to help students learn chords in various keys and common progressions. Simple melody construction and basic chord embellishment will also be discussed.