More reasons to choose DSP Guitar Tuition
Maybe you are learning the guitar just for a hobby or to de-stress after work. The guitar is a great way to relax for an hour in the evening and forget about a busy day. Most guitar players have a dedicated space in which to shut themselves away and focus on practising. What perhaps starts out as a hobby after work can lead you into making money playing the guitar. There are options for simple street buskin or to playing in cover bands, of course all of these avenues are personal to the player you don’t have to leave the comfort of your own home if you don’t want to.
To be in a band
Being in a band is a very rewarding experience and is a great way to meet other guitar players and share experiences and skills. For some performing on stage is a very daunting prospect, however it is one of the best ways to improve your guitar skills. Whether it’s an original band that will be spark your creative juices or a covers band that will get you playing all manor of different material this experience cant help but improve your playing and build your confidence both with and without the guitar.
No need to learn traditional music
Many believe that you need to be able to read music to learn the guitar. Not true, other instruments it is almost a must but for guitar you will be able to achieve everything that you want without reading a single traditional piece of notation. Not to say that traditional notation doesn’t have its place in contemporary guitar playing. The vast majority of music books and any handout given in lessons at DSP Guitar Tuition will be in the form of TAB a simple numbering system that has become the guitars own music form which is standard across the globe.
If you are not a naturally confident person the guitar is a great tool in which to help build self-confidence. Playing to other people no matter how big or small the group will give you a confidence boost that no new clothing or hairstyle can provide. Even if performance is not your thing then knowing that you are progress on an instrument is something to be proud of and can provide you with feelings of fulfilment and pride. Other no musicians will see you playing something very simple and be amazed at how well you can play, they have no idea how difficult the song maybe, to them you already are a guitar genius even if you can only play three chords.
If you are a creative person or even if you are not the guitar is a great instrument to inspire creative thoughts, the guitar can be used in any style of music from kids songs all the way to drum and bass. It is a great tool for singer songwriters, which has become one of the dominant forms of guitar playing in current chart music for artists such as Ed Sheeran.
Playing the guitar is a very social activity, you may already have a friend or family member that plays the guitar or another instrument. Why not get together and have a jam session. One of the best learning tools is playing with someone who is far more advanced than you. Other musicians will also sympathise with any issues you maybe having early on in your learning as they will have been through those themselves, other guitar players are not all ego freaks who were born with the ability to play we have all been along a similar road. Guitar gives you opportunity’s to join bands and there is a vast opportunity for live performance with open mic nights, which are a great place to meet other guitar players and learn from others.
Guitar student age
You can learn the guitar from any age, you are never too old or young to start playing or return to playing.
DSP Guitar Tuition will teach any age of student however a recommended starting age is 5 or above as finding a usable instrument to fit a young child will be difficult.
For the older generation playing the guitar is great way to keep your fingers moving and your brain active, if you played when you were younger what’s stopping your playing again.