The Beginning is a good place to start, the problem always; where is the Beginning?
Talking with one of my younger students, and just for a bit of fun, I mentioned that this is the year when he learns to play emotionally, to which he replied what do you mean, play emotionally.
After 12 years we wave goodbye to Farncombe as a venue for our weekend classical guitar course.
OK in a nutshell, why do I vote for practice? The answer is easy – Practice lasts a lifetime where the help nature gives us in the early part of our lives doesn’t.
Following on from my last blog, “My Vote for Guitar Practice”, this the 2nd installment looks at a vital but often overlooked aspect of music; breathing.
Following on from my last blog, “My Vote for Practice 2”, this the 3rd installment looking at the Secret Art of Relaxation.
A phrase I occasionally use when teaching is- “Sitting on a fence watching your fingers play”
Have you ever felt that despite all your guitar practice there is still a little something missing?
One of the saddest times in musical life is when you hear of someone giving up the playing of an instrument.