Denver School of the Arts is an art magnet school and a member of Denver Public Schools.
The guitar major program provides in depth study of classical, and jazz guitar performance to students in grades 6-12.
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Students participating in the guitar program at DSA will develop guitar-playing skills in classical, jazz, guitar ensemble, and popular music. Students will become proficient on the guitar in the following areas:
- Knowledge of the fret-board in all positions
- Proper Left hand techniques
- Proper right hand sound production using fingers and flat pick
- Music reading, notation, improvisation, harmonization, rhythm, and style
- Composition and arranging for guitar in various styles
- Guitar Pedagogy
Students will study classical guitar first semester and jazz guitar second semester