Christopher D. Cunningham

      Director of Guitar Studies
Christopher.Cunningham@fcps.edu
 703-810-2369
Herndon Guitar Boosters
HerndonGuitarBoosters@gmail.com

Guitar Ensemble 1 (Guitar 3)

Students in this course form one of the representative performing guitar ensembles for the school. Emphasis is placed on the sequential development of advanced technical skills and on the study of related literature. Based on successful completion of sequential concepts for each level, students will continue as specified in course level. After-school rehearsals and performances are required of all students as a part of the course.

Guitar Ensemble 2 (Guitar 4)

Students in this course form the representative performing guitar ensemble for the school. Emphasis is placed on the sequential development of advanced technical skills and on the study of related literature. Based on successful completion of sequential concepts for each level, students will continue as specified in course level. After-school rehearsals and performances are required of all students as a part of the course.

Herndon HS Guitar Ensembles

Guitar 1

Students learn the fundamentals of guitar. Guitar instruction emphasizes basic technique, reading, progressions, and music theory. Instructional literature is selected from classical and contemporary repertoire.

Guitar 2

Students continue to develop skills on the guitar. Guitar instruction emphasizes intermediate technique particularly finger picking, reading, progressions, and music theory. Instructional literature is selected from classical and contemporary repertoire.