The Guitar Focus classes at ATMSA are dedicated not only to introducing students to the instrument, but also on cultivating musical literacy by emphasizing reading and writing music, repertoire study, and performance. Students are introduced to a wide variety of musical styles including everything from classical to folk genres, and engage deeply with the techniques, vocabulary, and musical forms associated with each style. Students learn to read and write both standard musical notation and guitar tablature for use during performances and independent practice. Through out the course of the year students participate in a wide variety of concerts including ATMSA's annual 'Winter Starry Night" and "Spring Gala" concerts, in addition to other concerts around the community. Guitar offers students an outlet for musical expression by equipping them with musical skills applicable to many other instruments.
Guitar / Music