Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

MU 214 - Introduction to Folk Guitar

Credit Hours: 3

An introductory course for beginning guitarists. The emphasis will be on accompaniment patterns, strums and arpeggios in 2/4, 3/4, 4/4 and 6/8 time signatures and the basic guitar keys in the open positions. Each student must provide his/her own guitar.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – The Arts.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the course, the student should  be able to:

  • tune the guitar accurately;
  • demonstrate proper hand position;
  • perform scales as designated;
  • perform simple melodies;
  • perform simple chordal accompaniment;
  • perform various guitar ensemble literature; and
  • perform simple folk tunes.

Cycles (S)