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Should my child study classical guitar before moving into electric guitar?

2020-04-07T12:45:26+00:00

Should my child study classical guitar before moving into electrical guitar? This is one of those multi-faceted questions which doesn’t necessarily have a right and a wrong approach.There is also the theoretical approach which might or might not keep track of realities of life. The first line of inquiry would, in my opinion, be to ask the question of why is he interested in guitar. In other words, what is he aiming for with guitar involvement? If he, for instance, wants to be involved with a band that does worship songs for church or cover songs at clubs, he needs to [...]

Should my child study classical guitar before moving into electric guitar?2020-04-07T12:45:26+00:00

Why the piano is not necessarily the first instrument that your child should learn

2020-01-29T09:25:57+00:00

Somewhere the rumour started, namely that a child should be taught piano first. (Of course for that you need to have a piano or at least a good keyboard.) But in all fairness, there are different pros and cons in learning to play different instruments first. In my view, the best situation is to do two instruments of which one is piano or keyboard, and the other one is an instrument by choice, and hopefully, it isn’t something overly complicated, like the bassoon or Swiss Alpenhorn! In the modern genres, the piano and keyboard play an amazing role, and any far-sighted [...]

Why the piano is not necessarily the first instrument that your child should learn2020-01-29T09:25:57+00:00
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