Professional Guitar 6

Levels Melbourne Guitar Lessons.Beginners

Artistic Guitar


Professional Guitar 6

The student upon completion will be able to:


  • Sight read in positions 10, 11 and 12
  • Read rhythms and melody from Paul Hindemith: pages 45 to 80
  • Perform Berklee Modern Method for Guitar Volume 2: pages 50-113.


  • Using standard notations compose a:
  • 32 bar composition harmonised for solo guitar playing
  • 32 bar composition with dominant substitute and relative minor chords


  • Transcribe and memorise a 32 bar improvisation.


  • Play all arpegios, targeted diationically and cromatically, from above and below.


  • Play melodic minor scales and modes in two octaves in all keys.


  • Play 4th chords, U.S.T

Solo piece

  • Play solo guitar piece of their choice.

Ensemble Work

  • Perform two songs to choose from the following styles: Jazz, Rock, Blues, Folk, Latin Flamenco, developing melody and accompaniment.


  • Talk about the chords, as a soloist and not as the accompaniment, changing the setting for the impro, where we reharmonise without telling the musicians

• chords of opposite harmonic function UST for short periods

• UST for long periods

• dominants by extension and their relative minor chords

• modal interchange reharmonisation

  • Talk about the melody with more than one note a a time with four note voicings or more


We play chords in a manner where we help define the groove and enhance therhythmic harmonic variety and excitement with the focus point of accompaniment: area 2 or area 3.

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