Objective: Each student will acquire the technical and music reading skills that will allow them to learn and play classical guitar music that they love!
Instructions Book: The Aaron Shearer Method
Andres Segovia: Diatonic Scales
Lesson Five with a beginner Classical Guitar student:
The teacher will reenforce:
1) elevating left leg by means of
using a footstool
2) learning names of the right and left hand fingers.(P,I,M,A,1,2,3,4)
3) applying the correct positioning for the right and left hands.
4)right hand rest stroke and free stroke: positioning, attack techniques, movement of right hand.
5)Maintaining nails: obtaining diamond file and grade 500-2000 sandpaper, review of filing technique
6)left hand finger placement, positioning of the thumb,position of hand in moving the hand to a new position
7)right hand thumb technique: free stroke, attack technique
Music Literacy: (utilizing the Kodaly Method)
the student will:
visualize and recite the following key musical terms:
the treble or G clef
b) the staff : EGBDF; FACE
Basic rhythms quarternotes. half- notes, dotted half’s, eighth notes and whole notes (in addition, the respective rests)
measures or bars
staff notes and their correlations on the guitar
Tuning the guitar
The student will become aware of the following resources:
adjacent string resources
free available apps
becoming acquainted with correct utilization of the tuning pegs.