New: High School Jazz Guitar Prep Program!

High School Jazz Guitar

Prepare your student for a fun band experience with our High School Jazz Guitar prep program!

NHTunes is very pleased to announce a new program offering for our guitar students: High School Jazz Guitar Preparation. This program is designed for students who are considering auditioning for jazz guitar at the high school level, but is useful for any student who wants to bring their guitar skills and formal music education to the next level.

The program was designed with input from local high school music teachers as well as our instructors, and covers all of the essentials required of high school jazz guitarists. It will leave graduates of the program both competent and confident for their audition. Details of the program are below.

• The Chromatic scale
• Major scale roots E and A
• Pentatonic minor/major scales (modes 1 and 4 – root E and A)

Movable Chords
• Major, minor, major 7th, minor 7th, dom 7th chords with roots on the low E, A and D strings
• Extensions – 9th, 11th, and 13th
Chords & Progressions
• Understand & play basic jazz progressions
• Understand and play lead sheets to three jazz standards
• Basic comping skills

• Ability to play the melody line of two jazz standards
• Basic sight reading competency (to 8th notes)
• Improvised solo over two jazz progressions
This challenging program is for students with diligent practice habits and is provided with no additional tuition charges. We recommend that the program be started at least a year before considering auditioning for the high school jazz guitar program.

If you are interested in this program, please call the studio at 603-660-2208, or e-mail [email protected].

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