You’re Barred!! – An Introduction To Barre Chords

Whenever I’m teaching guitar to beginners, one of the first real stumbling blocks for most students seems to come when they first encounter barre chords. After learning the basic open chords and practicing changing fluently between them, as well as, perhaps, learning a few simple riffs or single note picking exercises, along come barre chords. […]

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The Ups and Downs of Learning and Playing Music

As another year comes around to a close it’s time for a little reflection and to take stock in the highs and lows of my music. The past year has been a very tremulous time for me with some real ups and downs. On the up side I’ve had several new projects which I’ve been […]

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Piano Lessons: 3 Tips to Help You Find the Right Piano Teacher

Finding the ideal piano teacher can be a difficult process. The relationship between a piano instructor and student, like any other relationship, centers on how well the two personalities interact and understand each other. Sometimes people lose interest in learning piano because their instructor is not the right fit for them. However, those who are […]

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Crime Prevention Through Music Education

Is there a way to prevent crime through music? It may sound a bit too idealistic and even overly naive to most people. However, it may surprise you that established programs have shown that introducing music to the lives of underprivileged youth have turned many children towards achieving a goal, mastering a musical instrument, and […]

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How To Become A Top Instrumentalist

There are certain personality traits that you must have if you are going to make it as a top instrumentalist. The chance of making it big are slim nowadays, simply due to the market saturation and lack of desire for a pure instrumentalist. Obviously if you are in a band then you stand a decent […]

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Must Have Concert Apps For All You Concert Lovers

As a big music fan, I hugely adore the feeling of going to a live concert. There’s definitely nothing quite like it! The noise filled lighted arena, the stars and other hardcore fans sharing the moments with you. Now if only it would be easier to get tickets in every concert then the experience would […]

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The Best Way To Learn An Instrument

Many people think playing guitar is really cool and also believe it is a great way to attract the ladies and being honest it is an attraction. Playing guitar or any instrument well is an amazing skill to have and many of us can only marvel at the ability of the worlds greatest guitar players. […]

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