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How to Strum a Guitar: A Beginner's First Lesson

How to Strum a Guitar: A Beginner's First Lesson

Yearning to learn to strum a tune? Guitar teacher Kirk R. shares a perfect first lesson in strumming a guitar... Most of the songs that my guitar students want to learn consist largely, if not completely, of strummed chords. While most students are able to pick up both simple and more complicated rhythms, or strumming patterns, often I notice that beginners have a hard time keeping track of where the beat is and really getting into the groove of the song. It’s also common that I se … Read More

How to Strum a Guitar: A Beginner's First Lesson
Yearning to learn to strum a tune? Guitar teacher Kirk R. shares a perfect first lesson in strumming a guitar... Most of the songs that my guitar students want to learn consist largely, if not completely, of strummed chords. While most students are able to pick up both simple and more complicated rhythms, or strumming patterns, often I notice that beginners have a hard time keeping track of where the beat is and really getting into the groove of the song. It’s also common that I se
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Mastering Guitar Finger Placement
When you're learning how to play the guitar, it's crucial to form good habits. If you can make correct guitar finger placement a regular part of your practice routine, you'll soon find it comes second nature to you. Learning the right fingering technique and sticking with it early on is much easier than trying to correct bad habits later on! Why is Correct Guitar Finger Placement Important? Do you ever notice buzzing, muted notes, or muddy pitches when you're playing guitar? All of these a
What Should I Expect From Online Bass Guitar Lessons?
Interested in online bass guitar lessons? Here, online teacher Justine D. shares what to expect in your bass guitar lessons, how to prepare, and more:   If you’re curious about playing bass but can’t find a teacher in your area, online bass guitar lessons may be right for you! Video-chatting technology like Skype and Google Hangouts make it easy to connect with a teacher and start making music from your own home. You may be wondering what to expect from online lessons, whether
What Should I Look For in a Guitar Teacher for My Child?
One of the most important factors in guitar lessons for kids is finding the right teacher. Guitar teacher Raymond L. shares his secrets for finding a great teacher for your child... In my opinion one of the first qualities, you, as a parent, have to look for in a guitar teacher is that they inspire your child and help them develop a profound love for this beautiful musical instrument. If your guitar teacher does not inspire your child, very likely they won't be able to motivate your child

Guitar in Huntsville

Guitars are one of the most versatile instruments, and they are used in many musical genres. When you start taking guitar lessons in Huntsville, you are on the right track to becoming a great guitarist. However, there is a bit more to learn about the instrument than you can achieve through lessons and practice alone. Watching an experienced guitarist play can be both highly inspirational and a different kind of learning experience. There is a number of places in and around Huntsville where you can go to find inspiration.

Music and a Meal One of the best ways to make time for music is to combine it with a meal. Huntsville makes it easy to find a place with the right food and atmosphere to inspire your musical aspirations. Supplementing your guitar lessons in Huntsville with some live entertainment is both easy and enjoyable!

  1. Voodoo has never sounded as friendly as it does in the Voodoo Lounge. With everything you'd expect out of a grill and bar, you will not be disappointed in the food. Although best known for attracting excellent blues players, you can actually find a wide variety of players and musical genres. Be sure to check their calendar to see who is playing and when. (http://voodooloungehsv.com/)

  2. Bandito Southside has Southern/Mexican food and music to keep you stomping your feet. The music is almost a nightly event, so you can stop by to see which local players are on stage. (http://www.banditosouthside.com/index.html)

  3. LeeAnn’s has indoor and outdoor seating and a game room, so you can find several kinds of entertainment over the course of the evening. The food ranges from sandwiches to rib eye steak to glazed salmon. They book local rock bands to play most Fridays and Saturdays, and the occasional Wednesday. (http://leeanns.biz/)

Live Music Venues Restaurants aren’t the only place you can go for some different kinds of musical entertainment. If you want to have a night out on the town, there are a several venues where you can catch some amazing shows.

  1. The Von Braun Center, or VBC, attracts some of the biggest names across the musical spectrum. Whether you want to catch a legendary band, the latest pop star, or some good country music, check their calendar and you are sure to find something you will enjoy. (http://vonbrauncenter.com/)

  2. Tangled Strings Studio is dedicated to acoustic strings, from guitar to banjo to fiddles. If you want an intimate setting to really get a chance to hear the music, you couldn’t ask for a better venue. (http://www.tangledstringstudio.com/)

One of the best ways to stay interested in your guitar lessons in Huntsville is to find the right place that has music that inspires you. Whether you want a lively bar experience, a relaxing lounge, or something in-between, there are plenty of options for getting into a musical groove. The more inspiration you find, the more motivated you will be to push your skills to the next level.

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