Best Guitar Blogs 2019

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1627104702573{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Best Guitar Blogs 2019 After the success of 2018’s Best Guitar Blogs post, we’ve gone to our expert panel of guitar teachers and asked them for their thoughts on guitar blogs to watch out for in 2019. We’ve listed the… Continue reading Best Guitar Blogs 2019

Music Theory: The 3 Basic Triads Explained

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1558622713071{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Music Theory: The 3 Basic Triads Explained   This article will explain the 3 basic triads – What that means, what they are, where they come from and what they sound like. What Is A Triad? A triad is a… Continue reading Music Theory: The 3 Basic Triads Explained

Teaching Music in Uganda

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1555012260983{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Teaching Music in Uganda Professional singing teacher Jordan Hodson travelled over to Uganda earlier in 2019 to teach music. As Jordan is part of the community of music teachers here on mgrmusic.com I was keen to share with you Jordan’s experiences… Continue reading Teaching Music in Uganda

Music Students Suffering With Depression

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1551178446726{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Music Students Suffering With Depression What to do if you think that a student is suffering with depression Depression can be difficult to spot, especially in young people. This is because the symptoms can be quite subtle and they are… Continue reading Music Students Suffering With Depression

Performance Anxiety

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1551178367045{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Performance Anxiety What is the difference between performance anxiety (stress), and an anxiety disorder? The symptoms are very similar but performance anxiety will dissipate once the performance is over, anxiety disorder is an ongoing problem because it is constantly fed… Continue reading Performance Anxiety

Guidelines for Replying to Students

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1570140938273{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Guidelines for Replying to Students Over the years I have been asked by many teachers how to improve their conversion of enquiries to students. I have drawn together this advice into the article below to help maximize your chances of… Continue reading Guidelines for Replying to Students

Building a Practice Space in Your Mind

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1547057431550{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Building a Practise Space in Your Mind Practise makes perfect, but to practice to a high standard you must first assume the mindset of practising. This means no distractions. If you want the quality of practice and visible results, you… Continue reading Building a Practice Space in Your Mind

Anyone Can Play Guitar

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1544441558865{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Anyone Can Play Guitar – Podcast We are delighted to share with you one of the best new music podcasts out there. Anyone Can Play Guitar is the podcast for music lovers and aspiring musicians that goes behind the scenes of… Continue reading Anyone Can Play Guitar

Influences of Material on the Sound Quality of Woodwind Instruments

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1539423327013{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Influences of Material on the Sound Quality of Woodwind Instruments From the past to now the material of musical instruments has been playing a crucial role. As the material from which an instrument is made of determines the characteristics as… Continue reading Influences of Material on the Sound Quality of Woodwind Instruments

Music by Numbers

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1536139427207{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;padding-left: 25px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 15px !important;}”] Music by Numbers Music composition is easier than most would think. With a minimal understanding of simple concepts such as rhythm, harmony and melody, anyone can create music, without even needing to know how to play an instrument. This new… Continue reading Music by Numbers