Intermediate Guitar Description

This group course will build on the skills and styles taught at the Beginning level. Students will explore more complex chords, strumming patterns, and scales. Students will be introduced to Nashville Number Systems and more complex practical music theory in relation to the guitar. Students will be introduced to fingerstyle, learn more intricate songs, and will begin learning to play with others. Students must bring their guitars to class and are expected to practice daily. Intermediate Guitar will perform at the KEYS Winter and Spring Concerts and in an in-class recital twice a year.

Textbooks and Supplies

The Guitar Grimoire Scales & Modes
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0825821711
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0825821714

The Guitar Grimoire Chords & Voicing
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1869857836
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0825821721

The Guitar Grimoire The Exercise Book
(ISBN: unknown)

Under Class Details, see the Class Attachment for a picture of the textbook.

Guitar, case & strap of choice
Clip-on styled tuner of choice
Capo of your choice
Guitar picks of choice
Folding Music Stand
Metronome (iPad/Phone is sufficient for use at home)
Black Binder: section labels with practice logs, music sheets, resources, handouts, homework and classroom notes. Please have paper as well.
Ringed pencil/supply pouch that is kept with the binder to store supplies
Pen & pencil
Guitar Grimoire - Chords & Voicings
Music Theory For The Industry - Jeffrey Kunde (Provided)
How I Play Guitar - Jeffrey Kunde (Provided)
All The Chords - Jeffrey Kunde (Provided)


Successful completion of KEYS Beginning Guitar or by permission of instructor.

Class Information

Parents are responsible for purchasing all textbooks and supplies before the first day of class.

Supply fees are due to each teacher on the first day of class. This fee covers materials, lab supplies, and other expenses incurred by the teacher. They are a one-time fee.

Please note the grade level for this class. Students younger than the recommended grade levels need special permission before signing up for the class. Please contact the office for more information.

What happens if a class is full? You may email to be waitlisted.

  • Category: Fine Arts
  • Subject: Guitar
  • Days: Tue, Thur
  • Times: 1:30 pm-2:25 pm
  • Grade Level: 6-12
  • Teacher: Scott Griffin
  • Monthly Tuition: $52
  • Supply Fee: $15
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