Nail Your Rehearsal!

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Nail Your Rehearsal!

It’s almost rehearsal time for The Guitar Gym and Sono Music Performance Showcase. The organised rehearsal is an amazing opportunity to meet the rest of your band and practice playing your song in a full band context. This can be a daunting time, between meeting your bandmates for the first time and for some of […]

Tips For Learning Your Showcase Song

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Tips For Learning Your Showcase Song

  So you’ve registered for the concert and you’ve been placed in a band with other musos, and you’ve been given the song that you’re going to play on the day. Now all you have to do is learn the song! Easy enough, right? Just to keep the pressure off, let’s have a look at […]

Practising to Perform: Getting Yourself Ready for the Stage

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Practising to Perform: Getting Yourself Ready for the Stage

Practising to Perform: Getting Yourself Ready for the Stage One of the best parts about learning to play an instrument is the prospect of eventually getting up on stage and performing. This can happen in a variety of places, from small shows at local venues to bigger concert events like The Guitar Gym and Sono […]

Easy Vs Challenging

Easy Vs Challenging

It’s fun to pick up the guitar and learn an easy song really quickly. The immediate reward of learning an easy song is a great feeling. Trying harder songs, however, can be daunting. When deciding which songs to bring in to your guitar lessons, by all means go for songs that you like, but don’t […]

How to Maintain Guitar Progress Over Christmas

How to Maintain Guitar Progress Over Christmas

Beat Holiday Regression – How to Maintain Guitar Progress Over Christmas Christmas holidays – a chance for you to relax and enjoy some much-needed time off. It’s also a chance for you to forget some things you’ve learned, and undo some of the good work you’ve done throughout the year!  How can your guitar progress […]

7 Steps to a Stress-Free Experience at the Guitar Gym and Sono Music Performance Showcase

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7 Steps to a Stress-Free Experience at the Guitar Gym and Sono Music Performance Showcase The most exciting event of the year is rapidly approaching. For most of the performers at The Guitar Gym and Sono Music Performance Showcase, the concert is the biggest performance of their musical year. This can lead to some pretty […]

Mindless Practice: Maximizing Your Practice Time

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Mindless Practice: Maximizing Your Practice Time

Mindless Practice Do you ever find yourself on a Wednesday night tossing up whether to watch the latest episode of “The Bachelor” or getting some guitar practice in? Why not do both! As society is these days, we rarely have enough hours in the day to get through everything we’d like to. This means that […]

Aural Health and Tinnitus

Aural Health and Tinnitus

Aural Health and Tinnitus One of the most important assets any musician has is their ears. Not only do they allow us to play with other musicians, keep check on our own playing, and (with some training) work out how to play songs using our ear, they are fundamental to actually experiencing music. It makes […]

Maintaining Productive Practice Methods

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Maintaining Productive Practice Methods

Maintaining Productive Guitar Practice Methods Practice is something that holds a lot of preconceptions in the world of guitarists. One of these is that reaching a level of playing similar to one’s favourite players requires practice of otherworldly proportions, day in and day out. It is something that every guitarist, at some point, associates with […]

Learning Guitar – A Skills Based Approach

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Learning Guitar – A Skills Based Approach

There are lots of different ways to go about learning guitar. At The Guitar Gym, we believe in differentiating based on the needs and wants of each client.  That said, we will more often than not advocate a “skills-based” approach.  It is very important for us to have a clear understanding of your reasons for […]

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