It is entirely possible to have a long, successful guitar career without much musical theory knowledge. But, theory is great to know for a variety of guitar-related tasks and activities, such as songwriting, teaching, and accompanimental playing.
When first learning piano, or any instrument for that matter, you want to learn the names of the notes on the staff. Knowing the note names will allow you to further your skills with music theory, sight reading, analysis, and so on.
Okay, it’s practice time and you are trying to decide what to work on today. You sit down at the piano but feel less than thrilled about running through the same piece you’ve been working on for weeks. So, what can you do to help improve the piece without actually playing the instrument? Graham Fitch […]
Have you ever been playing a gig or practicing your guitar when all of a sudden something doesn’t sound right? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. It is fairly common for guitarists to experience intonation issues on just a couple chords.
When practicing the piano, or any instrument for that matter, repetition is a common method used to further learn a piece of music. However, there are some ways in which this can hinder progress on a piece. Whenever you are using repetition to practice, you want to be sure you are using it in the most beneficial and productive way possible.
It is important to consider the best airlines for transporting instruments and Department of Transportation guidelines when flying with an instrument
Restringing a guitar isn’t necessarily a particularly difficult task, but it is important to be sure you are putting the right type of strings on your guitar.