Despite the perceived view that contemporary music is made by renegade
So what do you need to look for in a
It’s about you.
Before you can decide what to look for in a
It’s about style.
Again, it is about knowing what your preferences are. A
It’s about time
You are going to be paying good money for
It’s about money.
Obviously the bottom line is that you are paying for a service so you need to think about how much you are prepared to part with. Do plenty of research as to the going rate and assume that you will get what you pay for. Someone teaching alongside their day job in the bank might save you some money but ask yourself why they still work in the bank? If you find the right
One way of saving on the cost of
It’s about the approach.
Guitar lessons are not a “one shoe fits all” situation and a good teacher will have a number of approaches depending on the student. You wouldn’t teach a 12-year-old wannabe rock guitarist just starting out the same way that you would a 30-year-old jazz
It’s not always about face to face.
Away from the pictures of cats who look like European dictators and pictures of peoples lunch there is a wealth of information to be accessed on the web. The Internet has meant that your
Guitar chord charts are a good way to get to grips with basic chords and progressions, plus there are thousands of free guitar lessons and other resources available online. And of course there is still the old way of practicing, playing the record and just working things out by ear.
It’s about having fun.
Yes, you may be in a learning environment, it may be hard, but hopefully rewarding, work but it has to be fun too. A
So there is just a few things to aim for, other ideas will present themselves but that will tick a lot of boxes. You can also go and have a talk to people already playing
But always remember that this is your story; so make sure that the