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First Guitar Buyer FAQs

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. 

Practice Chord Transitions With These 3 Strum/Stop Exercises

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.

4 Scales For Beginner Guitarists

Learn the 4 guitar scales every beginner and intermediate player should know. A guitar lesson for lead guitar players. Featuring my brother on bass! 

Melbourne Guitar Exhibition 2017

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.

Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Review

Learning guitar is not a linear progression.

Find out more of what I learned at the Melbourne Guitar Show, 2016. 


Invest In Learning Guitar Part 2: Group Guitar Lessons

Do I take private guitar lessons, or do I take group guitar lessons? 

I explore the debate yet again, pointing out the benefits and drawbacks of group guitar lessons. 

4 Confidence Building Strategies I Use During Music Lessons

Confidence. The one benefit that not a lot of people mention about learning guitar. 

Guitar becomes an extension of who you are - and so here are 4 tips you can use to build confidence within young people learning anything - especially guitar. 

Invest In Learning Guitar: How Much Does It All Cost?

Time and money are finite resources. Use them to your advantage, and make important decisions about your child's future guitar lessons.