Bass Guitar: Foundations 2 (non-credit)

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Articulations

  • Dynamics
  • Staccato and legato
  • Bends
  • Vibrato
  • Harmonics

Lesson 2: Expanding Your Range on the Fretboard

  • Playing scales up the neck
  • Playing arpeggios up the neck

Lesson 3: Note Identification Practice

  • Strategies for learning the fingerboard
  • Advanced scalar patterns

Lesson 4: Intervals

  • Interval Patterns
  • Major scale in thirds
  • Combining thirds and scale fragments
  • Embellishing your bass line

Lesson 5: Improvisation

  • Beginning improvisation
  • Beginning transcription
  • Transcription practice

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Tuner (electronic tuner, computer program, or phone app are all suitable)

Bass Guitar: Foundations 2 – UC APPROVED

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Articulations

  • Dynamics
  • Staccato and legato
  • Bends
  • Vibrato
  • Harmonics

Lesson 2: Expanding Your Range on the Fretboard

  • Playing scales up the neck
  • Playing arpeggios up the neck

Lesson 3: Note Identification Practice

  • Strategies for learning the fingerboard
  • Advanced scalar patterns

Lesson 4: Intervals

  • Interval Patterns
  • Major scale in thirds
  • Combining thirds and scale fragments
  • Embellishing your bass line

Lesson 5: Improvisation

  • Beginning improvisation
  • Beginning transcription
  • Transcription practice

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Tuner (electronic tuner, computer program, or phone app are all suitable)

Bass Guitar: Foundation 1 (non-credit)

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Minor Scales

  • Major scale review
  • Scale patterns
  • Melodic minor scale
  • Harmonic minor scale
  • Natural minor scale

Lesson 2: Keys

  • 12 keys
  • Key signatures
  • Tonality

Lesson 3: Diatonic Chords

  • Diatonic chords
  • Chord progression practice
  • Learning songs by ear

Lesson 4: Arpeggios

  • Arpeggios
  • C Major diatonic triads
  • Seventh chords

Lesson 5: Adding Style to Your Bass Line

  • Hammer-on
  • Pull-offs
  • Slides
  • Ghosted/Muted notes

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Tuner (electronic tuner, computer program, or phone app are all suitable)

 

Bass Guitar: Foundations 1 – UC APPROVED

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Minor Scales

  • Major scale review
  • Scale patterns
  • Melodic minor scale
  • Harmonic minor scale
  • Natural minor scale

Lesson 2: Keys

  • 12 keys
  • Key signatures
  • Tonality

Lesson 3: Diatonic Chords

  • Diatonic chords
  • Chord progression practice
  • Learning songs by ear

Lesson 4: Arpeggios

  • Arpeggios
  • C Major diatonic triads
  • Seventh chords

Lesson 5: Adding Style to Your Bass Line

  • Hammer-on
  • Pull-offs
  • Slides
  • Ghosted/Muted notes

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Tuner (electronic tuner, computer program, or phone app are all suitable)

 

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Park City, Utah 84060

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