This course is an introduction to the guitar, guitar technique, the music played on the guitar, and some important icons in guitar performance. It is an entryway to an awesome world of playing the guitar in many styles. By taking this course, you are preparing yourself for a lifetime of making music for your own and others’ enjoyment. Learning how to play the guitar will also give you an understanding of the mechanics of stringed, fretted instruments, making it easier to pick up and learn other such instruments (ukulele, bass, mandolin, and banjo) if you choose to do so.