Tag Archives: ukulele

Five tips for learning a new instrument this year

Does your list of resolutions always include music lessons? And is it like that gym membership you bought and used … once? Here are five ways to help you stick with learning an instrument.  Advertisements

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That bedspread covered in musical notes is perfect for your musician girlfriend! Well … no.

  It’s the season when the buying frenzy can make idiots of some of us. Here is a list of gifts NOT to give to the musician in your life. I’ve thoughtfully included gifts you DO want to get. You’re … Continue reading

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Ukulele for beginners, dress code optional

The ukulele is one of the easiest instruments to play. No need to run out for a loud Hawaiian shirt, you can dress any way you please and play almost anything on this cool little instrument. Here’s a quick tutorial. … Continue reading

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Easy to play string instruments – size matters, doesn’t it?

Well … no. Surprised? So are some of my beginning mandolin students. Not that you should forget about playing that cool little instrument, just don’t be misled by the small size. Wondering what instrument to pick up? Here’s a list … Continue reading

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