resources FOR GUITAR AND voice
Today we are going to talk about both correct and incorrect posture for guitar, piano and singing. Often we forget that if we want to change the way we play, we have to adjust how we position ourselves to the instruments. Whether it be changing hands, back and the weight on your feet, changing your posture can improve your technique and confidence on your instrument.
As we are preparing for performance, some of you have been asking me: “What microphone should I buy?”
Why wait for the stage to test how loud you are, or how on pitch you are?
Here are two microphones you should consider purchasing if you want to practice with a microphone at home.
One of the most common ways to understand how to play guitar chords, is by using the CAGED system. In this article, we are going to discuss how to turn 5 open chords into any bar chord you like on guitar.
So you have started music lessons for a year now, and there are times where you will rather not play. There could be other people telling you to practice for your next music lesson. Or you could just not feel motivated enough to practice, distracted by video games.
This article is for you if you are a parent or student is looking for specific strategies to stay with your instrument. You may be in ‘music lessons limbo’, and wonder ‘what’s next’.
Believe it or not, no guitar is ever manufactured perfectly.
There are dents, the action is too high, it’s too hard to push the fingers on the strings…
Even the frets may be dirty from all the wear-and-tear of the store.
So here are 6 tips on how to maintain your guitar, so that it is squeaky clean and easy to play.
Learning guitar is a fun and exciting endeavour. But it can also be very nerve-wracking, especially if you don’t know what to buy, or how to prepare for your lesson. Here are the frequently asked questions I get asked by beginner guitarists, especially if you are buying your first guitar.
Having the right guide is essential in your learning process, but being proactive and an eager learner is just as important.
In this article, Fernando Sanchez from Musico Express shows you 7 ways to reinforce what you have learned in your music lessons.
Who are your guitar superheroes?
In this article, Brian Parham explores what it is like to surrender to your inner rock star, and develop as a rock guitarist, regardless of age.
Why should you join a rock band program at your school?
In this article, Dirk Johnson explains five reasons why teens should enrol in a rock band program at schools.
How to properly warm up the voice for singing is probably one of the most common questions I get asked as a voice teacher. In this article, Lauren Bateman discusses the purpose of warming up the voice, and suggests how to structure your vocal warm up for singing.
Do I learn songs or theory in my guitar, piano and singing lessons?
The truth is: you can do both, and here are some things you must consider in your first music lessons.
How do you choose the right music teacher for you? Justin shares one tip and three stories to show you how. Read on!
Here is one way you can structure your guitar practice routine.
Guitar practice is like practicing for any sport. It requires exercise and warm-ups before you start playing. Follow these 5 hand stretches to get the most out of your guitar practice.
To play chord transitions well, every guitar player must learn the shape of the chord, timing on your strumming hand and the string clarity of your fretted hand. Learn 3 guitar exercises that can help you practice chord transitions more effectively.
- Band 1
- Guitar Anatomy 1
- Guitar Chords 2
- Guitar Examinations 4
- Guitar Lessons 4
- Guitar Making 2
- Guitar Practice 8
- Guitar Scales 1
- Learning and Development 12
- Music And Other Hobbies 2
- Music Discovery 4
- Music Lessons 9
- Music Performance 4
- Piano Lessons 1
- Product Reviews 1
- Singing Lessons 3
- The Cost Of Music 2