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Guitars are back, baby! Did they ever really go away? In our opinion, no. But for a little while things didn’t look so great for the guitar. Thanks to the doings of Generation Z, electric guitar sales started to denigrate over time. And acoustic guitar sales weren’t much better. However, hold the obituaries. Half a […]
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Why the guitar is the best instrument to learn The guitar is one of the most popular and widely used instrument. It is popular because it’s portable, flexible, and approachable. The guitar’s popularity makes it an obvious choice for many who wish to learn an instrument. And due to its popularity, there are many materials […]
You can save yourself a lot of unnecessary musical frustration and disappointment by studying with a good teacher.
Talk with David Joel, a Philadelphia guitar teacher to gain an invaluable insight when it comes to learning to play the guitar.
Instructing someone to play the guitar is best learned in person but the music needs to keep going and so we look for alternative resources.
The benefits of learning guitar from a highly qualified teacher in Philadelphia The process of learning a new skill often reaps astonishing benefits and learning to play the guitar is no different. Besides the benefit of being able to play an instrument, you’d be surprised at the number of physical and psychological benefits that can […]
What’s so great about the guitar? Lots! What isn’t so great about the guitar? The guitar is an amazing instrument, around for hundreds, if not thousands of years, that brings joy to anyone who listens to it. The guitar is a musical instrument that typically has six strings. It is held flat against your body […]
Philadelphia Guitar lessons in the age of a pandemic As you probably know this has been a tough time for everyone, including musicians. In most cities, communities have lost their ability to make a living. Tours have been cancelled. Corporate events, private parties and weddings have been cancelled or postponed. Restaurants have closed. Schools are […]
There is no better time than now to take guitar lessons If you believe you can do something, you will. If you believe you can’t, you won’t. No matter what your musical skill level is right now, there are going to be many significant challenges ahead of you. Your attitude and the way you deal […]
Keep music education going during the pandemic With schools across the country in virtual mode due to coronavirus, remote music education resources have seen a massive uptick as of late, with companies and nonprofits alike offering cheap and easy ways to learn music making online. The range of virtual programs that have sprouted up over […]
Do you really need a guitar teacher? You may want to seriously consider David Joel If you really want to learn music well, you will do so much better with a good guitar teacher. Imagine an 8th grader saying he doesn’t need to go to school anymore because he thinks he has already learned what […]
Getting the most of your music education Many who choose to learn the guitar found a passion for it at an early age. You may have been inspired by great legends, a music teacher or even a friend. You may have people in your life you share similar tastes in music with and have wonderful […]
There’s nothing like a pandemic to bring out the inner guitarist in us We shouldn’t ignore the terrible costs of the pandemic to people’s lives and livelihoods but there are also some things that came out of this crisis that has brought good to us and those around us. One thing that has resulted from […]
Philadelphia Guitar lessons vs teaching yourself So, you’ve decided you’re going to learn to play the guitar. You’ve gone out and bought yourself beautiful new guitar, gig bag, music stand, and a million other pieces of guitar-themed paraphernalia. You get back home, take the guitar out of the box, and then it dawns on you: […]
The holidays are here! If you are easing into the holidays and just now thinking about what to get people, think about any musical family or friends you have and give them the gift of music. So many people are crazy about music and want to learn to play an instrument. However, so many people […]
The benefits of guitar lessons for kids Parents and educators try to give their children every opportunity to live a happy and successful life. One of the best ways to introduce them to the gift of music, and not only are guitar lessons an ideal way to do that, they also provide many benefits. Aside […]
Is learning the guitar a waste of time? If you are the kind of person that enjoys music, then it’s not a waste of time and money to learn guitar. It’s not a very expensive hobby either, unless of course, you want it to be. Most sports tend to be more expensive than learning the […]
Some thoughts for buying your first guitar Two of the strongest reasons to buy an acoustic guitar are user-friendliness and price. Some musical instruments are prohibitively expensive for beginners, and they’re difficult to learn, too. Not the acoustic guitar. Acoustic guitars are easy to learn, easy to carry, easy on the ears. And you can […]
The best gifts for guitar players Have you ever tried to find that perfect gift for the guitar player who has everything? Shopping for the holidays can be daunting enough but trying to find just the right gift for a musician and you aren’t sure what they have or need can make it even tougher. […]
Get the most out of your guitar practice One of the most important goals we set for our guitar playing is to practice every day. This is important because the number of hours you practice is one of the best indicators of playing ability. When you take guitar lessons in Philadelphia, your instructor will emphasize […]
Guitar lessons are beneficial Has COVID canceled your in-person guitar classes? Don’t put your music on hold! Online music lessons allow you to practice your music and continue to grow. Today’s technology makes it easy to learn music from the comfort of your home. Check with your current instructor, chances are they’re doing lessons online […]
The key to guitar playing success? Focus on what you know! When you are learning how to play the guitar, you don’t know what you don’t know. As a result, most guitarists do not know what they need to practice and in what order to reach their goals. This often leads them to try to […]
Guitar is great for your mental health! Guitar players’ brains are especially intuitive, according to science. Playing the guitar requires hand-eye coordination, creativity, memory, intuition, improvisation, and countless other functions of the brain. Anyone who has ever tried learning the guitar knows just how difficult it can be, and even professional players struggle sometimes. It […]
What do you need to get started to learn the guitar? Besides finding a great guitar teacher and having a decent guitar, there are other things you may need to get started when you want to learn the guitar. Taking guitar lessons is so extremely crucial to your learning the instrument but there are other […]
How to get started playing guitar Are you interested in learning to play guitar? Learning guitar can be intimidating. It’s normal as a beginner to have many questions and concerns, but if you get started off on the right foot, it won’t seem as daunting. Below are some commonly asked questions when it comes to […]
Philadelphia Guitar School is in session! There is no better way to learn to play guitar than with an experienced guitar teacher. It can be mundane to learn about something you have no interest in. It can also be boring to learn about something you are passionate about if you aren’t being taught correctly. Learning […]
Learn to play guitar at your own pace Everybody who picks up the guitar wants to know one thing: how long will this take? What can be accomplished in a month? In a year? The answers may vary but there is one factor you can count on to measure your progress: total lifetime hours spent […]
Get a Berklee quality education in Northeast Philly So, you want to take guitar lessons? You just don’t know where to start or what instructor to go with. We’re here to make it easy! When you begin guitar lessons it is important that you find the right instructor. This is the first and most important […]