What Music Theory Rock Musicians need to know

Here are a few basic ideas about what music theory rock music students really need, and what they don’t! If they are playing drums there is very little point in them learning to read the bass clef or treble clef notes – you’ll want toRead more…

Learning Guitar with a computer game?

Remember old fashioned piano lessons? Sitting up straight on the hard piano bench where the lovely Mrs Smith would give you a gentle tap on the back of the hand with a ruler if you didn’t curl your fingers properly! Well thankfully times have changed,Read more…

How Computer Games can help you learn music.

This is a description of how educational music games can help you when learning music. Who remembers going to traditional piano lessons? Where you had to go to Mrs Jones’s house and sit up straight on the stool, and play the right notes or you’dRead more…

Learning how to read music for a Rock Musician

So what do rock musicians really need to know about music theory? and how can we best help our students who really want to be able to read and are prepared to make the effort, but still struggle? here are some basic ideas to helpRead more…

Learning music the modern way – with computer games!

Remember old fashioned piano lessons? Sitting up straight on the hard piano bench where the lovely Mrs Smith would give you a gentle tap on the back of the hand with a ruler if you didn’t curl your fingers properly! Well these days things areRead more…

Learning Guitar with Children – A new course is available

I’ve just discovered a brand new guitar course which is called “Guitar Tips for Kids”. You’ve probably discovered that there are LOADS of online courses which can help you to learn the guitar – and many of them contain loads of information that you canRead more…

Classroom Teachers.. Do you need to teach guitar, but don't know where to begin?… here's a solution

To all the classroom teachers out there! Have you ever: Needed to teach the guitar to your general music classes, but have never played it yourself? Wanted to learn the guitar, but don’t have the time to do it? or Wanted to teach general music Read more…