My GCSE music groups are increasingly made up of electric guitarists most of who play very well. eg Muse stuff etc. However, if asked to compose using a computer and keyboard, many struggle. Ask them to compose with their guitar and naturally they spark with ideas. From a personal point of view, as a pianist, I feel really at home composing at the keyboard. <u>My question is this</u>: Can a composition for solo electric guitar achieve a high grade (B-A*)? This is assuming the composition contains imaginative ideas that are developed, use of structure, understanding of chord sequence etc. I know that some of my guitar playing students would labour for very little at the computer but could rattle off a decent composition pretty quickly. Any thoughts please?