Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Guitar Elective/Secondary

MUS-L 100 / 2 Cr. (Arranged Class)

Individual guitar lessons, 50 minutes each week. Additional applied fee. Time scheduled with instructor. Interview/audition required.

The goal of this class is to provide students with personal, one-on-one, professional lessons. By taking private lessons, students are able to progress at a more rapid rate as a result of the specific attention paid to their personal strengths, weaknesses, and goals.

  • Demonstrate a secure and effective technique.
  • Demonstrate an awareness and control of tone production.
  • Read and perform music in standard notation.
  • Demonstrate efficient and effective practice methods.
  • Articulate concepts regarding music theory and history as it applies to the guitar and musical interpretation.
  • Develop overall musicianship and musicality.
  • Develop a repertoire.
Principles of Undergraduate Learning (PULs)

1. Core Communication and Quantitative Skills

2. Critical Thinking

6. Values and Ethics

NASM Standards

B.1.a Technical skills requisite for articistic self-expression in at least one major performance area at a level appropriate for the particular music concentration.

B.1.b An overview understanding of the repertory in their major performance area and the ability to perform from a cross-section of that repertory.

B.1.c The ability to read at sight with fluence demonstrating both general musicianship and, in the major performance area, a level of skill relevant to professional standards appropriate for the particular music concentration.