December 7, 2018

"My son/daughter loves music, loves the instrument, loves the lessons...but won't practise! WHY?"

Firstly, it's GREAT news that they feel positive about the lessons, the instrument and music itself. This is likely to mean that they're interested to learn and you've...

December 7, 2018


With so many music tutors out there, how do you know what to look out for?

1) Make sure they can play

This may seem obvious, however there are people out there who's level of ability only really extends to playing "Wonderwall" and yet they present themselves as e...

November 30, 2018

What are grades?

Grades generally follow a syllabus that's designed and accredited by educational institutions. It is a curriculum that contains pieces of music and exercises written and arranged for students to develop their technical playing, theory and general mu...

July 24, 2018


There are only 1440 minutes in a day. 

Once we have fulfilled our daily duties - be it at work or at school, slept 6-8 hours, had a couple of meals and taken care of various other tasks, that only leaves us with a limited amount of time to devote to developing our...

May 22, 2018

Guitars come in different shapes, colours, and indeed, sizes.

If you’re wondering which size of guitar you need to purchase for your child, here are a few guide lines to help.

11 years and over - full size

Children of this age group are generally able to handle a standa...

May 22, 2018

This is a very common question that we get asked by many parents and beginner students.

The answer: it depends

The electric guitar and acoustic guitar are both just pieces of wood with strings attached, however they also have very different sounds, capabilities and pur...

May 22, 2018

There are so many options available to us as consumers nowadays that it can feel a little overwhelming when considering the best place to shop a product. This holds true for many parents looking for an instrument for their son/daughter as well as the hobbyist that’s ju...

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