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The Guitar Program at Harrison School for the Arts is dedicated to providing the highest possible level of music education. The focus is on classical guitar, as a means of establishing the most rigorous approach to technique, musicianship, and interpretive skills. Students study the standard traditional methods and repertoire, as well as the most modern methods relevant to today’s musical milieu. Students are prepared for the most competitive conservatories and universities, or for the beginnings of a career. Students play solos and perform in a variety of ensembles, playing repertoire spanning five centuries form the renaissance through contemporary music, and styles as diverse as Bach and Led Zeppelin.

Guitar Department Handbook
Guitar Department Audition Requirements
Samuel Ortiz, Guitar Instructor


Phone: (863) 499-2855

10th Grade

Guitar II

Music Theory II*

12th Grade

Guitar IV*

AP Music Theory

Instrumental Tech III

9th Grade

Guitar I

Instrumental Tech I

11th Grade

Guitar III

Instrumental Tech II

Electronic Music (1/2 cr.)

Inst. Tech III (Piano) (1/2 cr.)

* denotes course with honors weighting

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