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Guitar Lesson Ingredients

The lesson aim is to play music together and learn; Technique, Musical Understanding, Autonomy and Creativity

Learning

Teaching

Playing Music Together

ensemble playing

aims and planning

differentiated parts

materials

performance in lesson

lesson structure/establish routines

Technique:

modelling/musical support

sound/expression/character

enthusiasm/variety

RH, LH, position

assessment/encouragement

scales/arpeggios

chords

Musical Understanding:

aural skills and tuning

harmony

reading and writing

terminology, note/chord names

Autonomy:

consistent practice/PRB

performance outside lesson

ensemble membership

repertoire and memory

Creativity:

transpose/play by ear

improvise

compose

Participation:

engagement

challenge

motivation