resources FOR GUITAR AND voice
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.
Learn the 4 guitar scales every beginner and intermediate player should know. A guitar lesson for lead guitar players. Featuring my brother on bass!
In this episode, Justin shows you 3 strumming patterns on the guitar for any rock and pop song in 4/4 time. A guitar lesson for beginners.
In this episode, Justin discusses 3 left hand exercises on the guitar for beginners.
Practice does not make perfect, especially when learning music.
Music isn't about perfection at all.
Read more to find out about how much you should practice, especially as a beginner.
With many instrument retail stores now opting to import guitars, perhaps this is a time to reflect on whether we, as consumers, are seeing the guitars as vehicles of musical utility, or treasures to last us a lifetime of music.
Find out what we learned at the Melbourne Guitar Exhibition 2017.
Stuck between AMEB and ANZCA exams? Rockschool is an alternative music exam that promotes interactive learning with the songs you love. Check it!
Learning guitar is not a linear progression.
Find out more of what I learned at the Melbourne Guitar Show, 2016.