Tag: guitar lessons

Dan Lynch and Chris Stout

A Lesson Student’s Journey: Dan Lynch of Franklin, TN

Dan Lynch (left) and his instructor Chris Stout (right). As one of the country’s largest instrument retailers and music lesson providers, we at Music & Arts pride ourselves on helping musicians and students reach their full musical potential. Nothing gives us more joy than when we hear about the success and progress of our students.  […]

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Guitar Tuning for Beginners

If you’re completely new to playing guitar, the topic of learning how to tune your instrument might be a little intimidating. Luckily, with a little guidance, tuning your guitar will quickly become second nature to you. In this brief guide, we’ll show you why keeping your guitar in tune is so important, and how to […]

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Six Common Mistakes Made By New Guitarists (& How to Avoid Them)

Whether it’s a brand new guitar or a hand-me-down, getting your very first guitar is a very exciting time in your life. As soon as you pick up your new guitar and start to play around with it you’ll want to learn everything–notes, chords, scales, and slides–as fast as you can. In your excitement to […]

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Important Life Lessons You’ll Learn While Playing the Guitar

What we choose to do in our spare time determines the lessons that inform our lives and values. For example, those who choose to invest their time in sports are bound to learn a thing or two about teamwork, trust in teammates, and how to handle pain, while those who choose to explore music expose […]

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Six Essential Principles for Playing the Guitar

There’s a reason the guitar is one of the most popular instruments to learn–it’s portable, relatively inexpensive, easy enough to learn the basics, and pretty much everyone at one point or another needs a new guitarist in their band. Lots of people, from young kids to those of retirement age, decide to learn the guitar […]

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