Tag Archive: Stringed

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 Our Guitar Teachers – Video Performances

May 14, 2015 12:16 pm Published by
Hi everyone, Here’s a chance to meet our guitar teachers who cover London and the surrounding areas. On our website we feature a page of Guitar Teacher profiles, listing our teachers’ information, qualifications, experience and successes. And here below is a video playlist featuring performances by a selection of our Guitar teachers – From home… View Article

Music & London Part 1

January 26, 2015 5:14 pm Published by
London is arguably the centre of Music in the UK.  The biggest gigs, the iconic, historic locations, Denmark street, buskers and Bruce Music! This is Part 1 in a series of blogs linking you to the most amazing videos depicting where Music and London meet. 1)  London Glows In Slo-mo Music video. This is “Friday… View Article

Piano Lessons Site Launch

October 28, 2014 4:45 pm Published by
We are delighted to announce the launch of our Piano Lessons London website, which you can find at www.pianolessons.london The Piano Tuition branch of Bruce Music continues our existing ethos of enjoyment, encouragement and motivation, and only employing the best, most personable teachers in London. So we are now offering both Piano AND Guitar lessons to… View Article

Meet The Teachers: Introducing Daniel

September 23, 2014 2:26 pm Published by
We were recently delighted to welcome to our teaching staff Daniel Vildosola, an award-winning Classical Guitarist, educator and composer, originally from Arizona, USA. Having moved to London in Summer 2014, he has both BA and MA degrees in music to his name.  He has 9 years private and classroom teaching experience in the USA and… View Article

September Special Offers!

August 28, 2014 4:11 pm Published by
Welcome to this post about some extra special offers on Guitar Lesson Packages, running until 8th September only for the “Back To School” season.  We are offering: 12 Lessons for the price of 10 (Usually 11 for 10) 6 Lessons for the price of 5 (Usually buy 5 receive a free accesory) We also have… 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

Lead Guitar Improvisation – Part 3

September 6, 2013 2:48 pm Published by
Welcome to part 3 of our mini-series on improvisation.  Today’s post is 5 tips to improve your improvising ability and practice methods. 1)  Don’t just use instrumental backing tracks designed for soloing practice, use backing tracks of songs as well where possible, to practise soloing in context. 2) Record some of your improvisation sessions and… View Article

How To (Properly) Learn To Play A Song

July 25, 2013 9:21 pm Published by
Learning to play a song on the guitar involves 3 stages.   Learning, Practice and Performance.  Below I’ll advise you on each of these stages, the best methods for each and how to get to that point at which you can definitively say that you’ve learnt to play a song. Stage 1: Learning  This means… 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