The guitars and cases have arrived! On Tuesday, we will be opening them up for the first time and learning about basic care and maintenance of a stringed instrument.
This week in Guitar Class:
Tuesday: Help Mrs. Gomez unpack the guitars and then clean up the orchestra room. Learn the parts of the guitar and their functions.
Wednesday: Learn the string names and some basic strum patterns, and basic notation vocabulary.
Thursday: Learn the E minor chord shape and E Major shape, and how to play a chromatic scale from low e to high e. Review the parts of the guitar for the quiz on Friday.
Friday: Quiz on the parts of the guitar and identification of string names. Begin Unit 2.
Classical Guitar, Acoustic guitar, electric guitar, EADGBE string names. Neck, body, fretboard, frets, nut, saddle, bridge, pick-guard, sound hole, tuning pegs, head, tuner, chromatic scale, treble clef, note names, strum symbol.