Teaching Guitar with ChordBuddy
Guitar Academy from Music Education Week 2012 by Glen McCarthy
Guitar classes are being used in many schools as a way to provide more students with a music education. However, many music educators find themselves unsure of the methods and curriculum for such a class. Join Glen McCarthy to discover the unique qualities of the guitar that make it a perfect vehicle for improvising, composing, and learning how to read music. Attendees will also learn the curricular sequence that is used in “Teaching Guitar Workshops” and will be given strategies for starting a guitar class and improving a guitar curriculum in their school.
Guitar Methods by Bill Purse
Explore the use of guitar in the classroom and gain insights into special methods and tips to help you setup, expand and manage a successful guitar curriculum. Bill Purse is the chair of the NAfME/NAMM/GAMA Guitar Education Team and will also give a brief overview of this their Teaching Guitar Workshops. The Teaching Guitar Workshops are available to all NAfME members and provide an included quality guitar, three graduate credits from Duquesne University, special guitar accessories and a week of intensive guitar study with leading guitar educators at nine national sites this summer.
Guitar in General Music Classes by Deborah Barber
Incorporating the guitar in general music instruction along with recorders and keyboards can be easier than you think. And SO COOL!