The Suite Spot: A Look At The Trinity 8th Grade J.S Bach Bourée 4th Lute Suite [Video]

Bach to Suite Lute Basics   For every instrument, Johann Sebastian Bach is the high point of its repertoire, and the guitar is no different. Bach wrote 4 suites for the lute (a "guitar like" instrument) that transfers very well to the guitar. In fact, Bach actually never wrote for the guitar but guitar players [...]

Research Reveals Why NSW Entry Level Tertiary Guitar Students are “Behind The Eight Ball”

  “I believe every guitar player inherently has something unique about their playing. They just have to identify what makes them different and develop it.” – Jimmy Page   A button fell off my jeans recently and I stood there dumbfounded on how to sew it back on. So I launched YouTube and sure enough there was a playlist on “how to sew on a button”. It was brilliant! she even had a giant button that you could clearly see and a hilarious analogy as she threaded… “the rabbit goes down the hole…then up the hole” Everything we want to learn quickly, we ‘tube’ it and there is nothing tastier than thousands of mouth-watering guitar tutorials online sprinkled with sweet promises like “how to master Stairway to Heaven in 10 min”. Truth be told, this is not how you learn a complex instrument – like the guitar. A recent study in the Australian Journal of Music Education found […]

Why Trinity College London guitar lessons are the best way to learn guitar

Ever heard of Trinity College London guitar lessons? It’s a proven music education system that trumps just about any other method of learning the guitar. Why? Because it allows you to learn to read and understand the theory of music, track your progress, obtain real credentials, and reach your full potential as a musician. If [...]

Trinity College London exams: what to expect

Every year, more than 600,000 Trinity College London exams take place around the globe. Each and every student is given a mark out of 100, and if more than 60 is achieved, these eager musicians progress to the next grade – from Initial Grade to Grade Eight. If you are ready to book an [...]