• Guitar Techniques 1: A comprehensive course that covers chords, reading music, and learning to jam with others. No experience/audition necessary.
• Guitar Techniques 2: This course is designed to teach intermediate techniques, solo music, and large group ensemble performances.
• Patriot Guitar Ensemble: This course covers advanced techniques, college level solo/ensemble music, and performance etiquette.
Textbooks and apps used in guitar class include: Charles Duncan: A Modern Approach to Classical Guitar
Royal Conservatory Guitar Series Student Repertoire Series 1 & 2, by Lawrence Ferrara
Tuner and Metronome app of your choosing
Acapella App by Mixcord
Additional study materials include:
Breezin’ Thru Theory
Below are the prepared music required for consideration in the Guitar II and Patriot Guitar Ensemble classes for Fall 2021.
Within each packet of materials, there are requirements including a technique section (chords and scales), etudes, prepped classical material and a free submission of your choosing (read the description on page 2 of the packet for more information).
If you audition for Patriot Guitar and do not make it in, you are still considered for Guitar 2 and Guitar 1. If you audition for Guitar 2 and do not make it in, you will still be able to register for Guitar 1.
Each submission will receive an email with feedback!
Auditions will be virtual andsubmission of your five videos will be due by 11:59 p.m. on April 20, 2021. Submit videos via email to Mr. Tseitlin at (email@example.com).