Guitar Department

Elective Program

The Secondary/Elective Guitar Program provides elective guitar instruction and elective guitar classes for non-music majors.

Coordinator

Petar Jankovic
Adjunct Lecturer of Music
E-mail: sguitar [at] indiana [dot] edu
Web site: www.petarjankovic.net
Phone: (812) 855-9412

To leave a message for the Coordinator, or to ask a question, click sguitar [at] indiana [dot] edu.

A list of guitar associate instructors is available by clicking here.

Elective students in Guitar Department can choose between following courses:

MUS  L121 - Beginning Guitar Class and Styles (3cr.) IUB A&H GenEd credit.

This course is as an introduction to popular guitar styles and techniques. Students learn this (1) by building rudimentary guitar playing skills in a classroom lab setting (playing basic open and bar chords in songs, learning how to read tabs and music, and learning basic fingerstyle), and (2) by learning about guitar history/styles and developing critical listening skills in a lecture setting. IUB A&H GenEd credit. No previous experience required.

MUS  L122 - Intermediate Guitar Class and Styles (3cr.) IUB A&H GenEd credit.

This course is an expansion on contemporary popular guitar styles and techniques learned in L121, and more in-depth survey on specific styles and guitar performances and advancement on critical listening skills acquired in L121 in a lecture setting. Prerequisites: L121 or L101 and/or ability to read music and play chord structures proficiently. IUB A&H GenEd credit.

MUS  L101 - Beginning Guitar Class (2cr.)

This course is intended as an introduction to popular guitar styles and techniques by building rudimentary guitar playing skills: basic open and bar chords, learning how to read tabs and music, and learning basic fingerstyle. No previous experience required.

MUS  L102 - Intermediate Guitar (2cr.)

This course is intended as an expansion on contemporary popular guitar styles and techniques learned in L101. Prerequisites: L101 and/or ability to read music and play chord structures proficiently.

MUS  L103 - Advanced Guitar Class

Introduction to Classical guitar music and techniques with expanding on music reading to the  level of basic sight reading. Prerequisites:  L102 and/or ability to read music on guitar and play basic finger styles proficiently.

MUS L100/L700/Z110/Z710 - Individual classical guitar lessons (2cr.)

Individual classical guitar lessons, 50 minutes each week. Additional applied fee. Time scheduled with instructor. Classical guitar required. No previous experience required.