Here’s an arrangement I did of Fix You by Coldplay for solo guitar. I recorded it as a reference for a couple of students who are studying this in their guitar lessons with me.
A few people have contacted me recently asking if I am taking bookings yet for Guitar Lesson places for 2016. Yes I am! Here’s a copy of my leaflet that will be going out in the area over the next couple of days. Also Gift Vouchers will be available. Always a good idea for that … Continue reading Updates!
I’ve had a few questions from parents over the past few weeks about what students should be practicing if they are taking a break from lessons in line with their school holidays. Practicing guitar is not like other school subjects. For young students, things like reading, writing and numeracy are skills that they will continue to … Continue reading What your guitarist child should be practicing over the summer holidays.
Over the next couple of weeks and months I’ll be looking to kick start my Facebook page and website. I’ll be adding more regular posts. These might be very small image uploads or could be longer articles written by me. I’d love if anyone reading my blog could share and like the posts on here … Continue reading Watch This Space!
One of my guitar students recently asked me if I’d record my version of Yesterday by Paul McCartney. He’s working on this in his lessons. It’s good for students to be able to see me playing the pieces they’re working on. Since I’ve started recording videos for my YouTube channel lots of students have said … Continue reading The Beatles – Yesterday
In a few recent guitar lessons some students have asked if they could quickly record on their camera phones, myself playing a particular chord or strumming pattern. This helps them later on when they are working in the days between their guitar lessons. It’s like having a small refresher lesson on those days. So that got me … Continue reading Online Guitar Lessons
Recently I’ve been taking a few singing lessons from a local music school. I actually moved to singing lessons when the advanced guitar work I wanted to do with a teacher there failed to give me any results. So I decided to use the remaining lessons I had booked to try to improve my very … Continue reading Singing Lessons – What I’ve Learned