This morning I got a new student who comes from another teacher, with whom they have been studying guitar for one year. Taking out from her guitar case the well-known to all of us “The guitarists way” by Peter Nuttall, she had books 1, 2 and 3. I taught she is at least on book 2 and yes, that was the case. She opens the second book on page 2…and… Continue reading “Writing note names bellow the music”
Young Guitarists performed at Alliance Francoise Dubai on Saturday June 11th…
On Saturday June 11th was our end of year concert at Alliance Francoise-Dubai there ware more that 30 young performers. From beginners to advanced. Students, Continue reading “End Of Year Concert June 11th 2016 at Alliance Francoise Dubai”
The concert or the exam is coming soon, in a month time, looks like there is enough time to learn that new piece or pieces, but…as the performance day approaches you feel nervous and insecure, it would be great if it gets postponed by another month or so…Is that situation familiar to you? Continue reading “Choosing a new piece”
The tablature is a very old way of writing down the music for positioned string instruments, such as Lute, Guitar, Theorba, Vihuela …In the Renaissance they ware several types of tablature: Italian German, French…In general the tablature shows graphically the string numbers and the fret numbers.Today the most widely presented in the web type of TAB for guitar, is the following: Continue reading “Tablature/TAB”
About “The new thing” in the guitar lesson
Often I get students saying:
” We did this last week, I know it…”
There is a big difference between “I know it” and “I can do it” when it comes to skills.
The new thing can be anything from a new note, new technique, a theory concept…usually it is introduced theoretically in the class in order the student to have an idea about that particular mater.
Next step is to master the new thing by means Continue reading “About “The new thing” in the guitar lesson”
As there are many aspects of the music education (I mean subjects) in reality each lesson consists of several subjects which we cover regularly…in general some of those subjects are the following: Continue reading ““Missing a guitar lesson””