Guitar Major

Guitar Program
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