Guitar ensemble should be an essential part of any classroom study, providing experiences not available from solo study. The benefits are numerous:
Most guitar teachers would agree on the importance of starting a class or lesson with warm-ups for limbering up joints and reinforcing a technical concept. In fact, the warm-up can accomplish so much more,
If you’re currently involved in a guitar ensemble within your community, here are some helpful tips to make your experience better. Topics include using rest stroke, pre-reading, controlling tempo, and general preparation.
These days more and more middle and high schools are offering class guitar, which is a healthy sign of the growing legitimacy of our instrument in music education. How does one control/manage/evaluate such a large group of students…