Category: Guitar Tips

February 28, 2022

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Peter Schmoll

Peter Schmoll is a Niagara Falls-born,Toronto-based multi-instrumentalist,composer, performer, and educator. As guitarist and bandleader, he has played in bars and theatres everywhere from Halifax to

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Connor Steel: Multi Instrumentalist

Connor is a multi -instrumentalist, songwriter, composer and producer. Well versed in most musical styles, he believes in a “listening first” teaching approach. Developing an understanding of what

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December 19, 2016

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Choosing the Best Guitar Lesson Methodology for Your Child

If you are interested in signing your kid up for guitar lessons in Toronto, we suggest taking a trial lesson with a couple different guitar instructors. Ask each one about his or her approach to teach

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December 10, 2016

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That Time My Amp Exploded on Stage and How It Affected My Musical Career

Back in grade eight, I was well known in school for my piano skills. Kids would ask me to play “Great Balls of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis every music class. I was constantly showing off. One day,

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November 6, 2016

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Tips for Toronto-Area Rock Guitar Students

Toronto is a city that knows how to rock! That's why we earned the privilege of hosting the annual North by Northeast music festival. Learning rock guitar is a great way to dip your feet into Toronto

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March 10, 2016

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Learn Guitar from a Video

It’s tempting. How cool would it be if you were able to really rock and claim to be a self-taught guitar player? How nice would it be to save a few bucks a month and learn guitar from a free YouTube

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February 15, 2016

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Why You Shouldn’t Force Your Kids to Practice Music

Taking music lessons in Toronto, Canada’s most competitive music scene, can come with a lot of pressure for kids and parents alike. Regardless of whether your kid has aspirations of being a professi

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November 8, 2015

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How to Help Your Child Prepare for a Music Recital

When your child has a music recital approaching, it is easy to feel a little helpless as they struggle to master their piece and battle with the nervousness they might be feeling. While it might be te

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November 6, 2015

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7 Tips for Your First Adult Music Recital

For adult music students, performances can seem particularly nerve-racking. As adults, we tend to be more self-conscious than a child might be, and as a student, we are prone to make mistakes. While t

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December 5, 2014

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Music Gifts That Inspire at Any Age

Shopping for gifts this year doesn't need to be a headache at least not for the musically-inclined person on your list. If you know an adult or child with an interest in music, whether they are enroll

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