Tag Archive: practice

Quick Practice Tips – Daily Blog – Day 5

May 22, 2015 2:02 pm Published by
Welcome to part 5, Friday’s final instalment in our daily blog series offering you a professional practice tip each day. Tip 5:  Don’t Always Play With Songs For some guitarists, this advice should be “Start Playing With Songs” but for most of us, it’s don’t always play with songs! Especially if you’re preparing for a… View Article

Quick Practice Tips – Daily Blog – Day 4

May 21, 2015 9:52 am Published by
Welcome to day 4 and another brand new expert Guitar practice tip from our London Guitar Teachers Tip 4:  End on a high note! Whatever’s In your practice routine, or whatever new things you’re covering that day, finish on a positive.  Don’t walk away from the guitar having just had an unsuccessful moment.  You’re a… View Article

Quick Practice Tips – Daily Blog – Day 3

May 20, 2015 11:54 am Published by
Welcome to the third day in our new daily blog series offering you expert practice tips, to maximise your time and your improvement on Guitar or Piano You can find Part 1 here and Part 2 here Tip 3:  Slow Down! Learning and practising new material at slow tempos is advised so often that most… View Article

Quick Practice Tips – Daily Blog – Day 2.

May 19, 2015 10:54 am Published by
Here’s part 2 of our new daily blog series offering you a quick practice tip each day, to improve your Guitar or Piano playing. Tip 2 – Little & Often 2 hours per week, split into 6 sessions of 20 minutes, is infinitely more valuable than 1 long 2 hour session. Breaks are important to process… View Article

Quick Practice Tips – Daily Blog – Day 1:

May 18, 2015 10:47 am Published by
Hi everyone and welcome to our new series of daily blog posts offering you professional practice trips to maximise your Guitar or Piano practice time. Each day we’ll offer you a professional, insightful tip that will help you notice an improvement in your playing, fast. Tip 1:  Stop Practising What You Already Know! Don’t stop… View Article

Meet The Teachers – Jon

July 2, 2014 8:43 am Published by
Hi everyone, welcome to the latest post in our Meet The Teachers series, inviting you to get to know our London Guitar Teachers. Jon Jon has a First Class Honours degree from The Brighton Institute Of Modern Music and a Postgraduate Certificate in Music Education.  He is experienced as both a private guitar teacher and a classroom… View Article

Music Theory Part 9 – Minor Scale 4 Note Chords

June 2, 2014 9:46 am Published by
Welcome to Part 9 in our series on Music Theory.  This time it’s about Forming 4 note chords in a minor key. This is where we refer back to the post about Relative Major/minor scales and keys, and 3 note chord formation: Major and minor. In exactly the same way that we would jump to… View Article

Music Theory Part 8 – Major Key 4 Note Chords

May 29, 2014 2:25 pm Published by
We learned in parts 1-6 about Major Scales, Minor scales, Chord formation, Keys and Relative Keys.  Revisit these earlier posts if you need to, as from now on in our Music Theory series we’ll be presuming these things to be known. Today’s post is about the 4-note chords that can be formed from the Major and… View Article

Why You Should Learn Songs All The Way Through

July 19, 2013 12:05 pm Published by
A common thing to do amongst guitar and bass students is to just learn just one part of a song: Usually the catchiest section, that they could play to someone who would recognise it and say “Yeah that’s…..” Well, if you’re ever going to want to play guitar/bass in a band, any band, you’re going… View Article