My Favourite Teaching Phrases

My Favourite Teaching Phrases

In this week’s post I’m collating my top 5 phrases I say to students generally anywhere from beginner to early intermediate. Why? Well in lessons I’m frequently saying these as they are vital to fundamental technique, and so for practice at home it’s great to be...
Teaching Yourself Songs

Teaching Yourself Songs

This week’s blog is inspired by a lesson I had with a student this week. I’ve long believed as a teacher – especially in this day in age – with such a vast amount of resources online, that a large part of my role as a teacher is to teach students how to...
The Nashville Number System

The Nashville Number System

This was inspired by one of my lessons with a student over Skype yesterday where we talked about using the Nashville number system (this student is undertaking learning a lot of repertoire as a guitar-vocalist).   For some of you, this will be very simple, for others...