Take Guitar Lessons with David
Why you should take guitar lessons at The David Joel Guitar Studio in Philadelphia
Taking guitar lessons is a fun way to express yourself through music. The guitar is the most popular instrument and so many people want to learn. In Philadelphia, the best place to take lessons is at the David Joel Guitar Studio. Even during this pandemic, David is offering online classes so that you don’t miss a thing. Here’s why taking guitar lessons from David Joel is a great idea.
Study and learn from a caring, college-trained professional
Philadelphia born and respected favorite, David Joel, began playing guitar at the age of 9. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Boston from Berklee College of Music, a Master’s from New England Conservatory, and became an instructor at Berklee for several years. His musical travels have included Japan, Europe, and throughout the Boston and Washington DC areas.
A large amount of musical experience as a performer, composer, and over 30 years as an instructor, has yielded David a large and diverse range of abilities to express, create, entertain and educate in a wide breadth of aesthetic musical styles.
Have fun learning and playing the music you love
It is important when you are learning anything, to make sure you really like what you are learning and guitar is no exception. While it’s important to learn to read music, technique, and basic fundamentals, it’s just as important to learn it while playing in the music genre you love.
Learn music theory and application
The purpose of learning to read music and chord symbols as well as work on good technique is to give a player the necessary tools so that he can experience the joy of playing music and ultimately play what he or she loves.
Learn essential fundamentals
Fundamentals include technique, the ability to read music in standard musical notation, learning tunes, and solo pieces given to a student on a level in which they can understand, apply, and make their own. David believes it is important to teach his students in a thorough and methodical way that the student can make sense of, which enables them to improve on a steady and gradual basis at their level of ability and understanding.
Good technique is essential for a player of any level. It enables the play to actually get music out of the instrument. A person’s technique refers to the way they hold the guitar, the placement of both hands on their instrument, the amount of pressure used by one’s hands in order to produce sound. Technique also refers to different types of methods used to play guitar whether by hands or pick-style, bending strings, slides up and down the fretboard, etc.
Music theory is the area of music whereby one learns and applies the key ideas and concepts that explain and show a musician why music works as it does.