CALLING ALL GUITAR PLAYERS! Ensemble guitar classes now offered at GPMA! Students in guitar classes need an outlet to perform. Guitar Ensemble is perfect for guitar students of all levels! What is Guitar Ensemble? The guitar ensemble class consists of a group of guitar players playing songs and jamming. Ensemble classes provide a necessary balance […]
Temperament: Information for real musical nerds
You would think that the ideal way to tune your piano would be to make each of the consonant intervals sound exactly in tune, so that no beating could be heard. Indeed, many musicians have long regarded this as sort of ideal, but it doesn’t work out very well on a keyboard with only twelve […]
What’s your favorite guitar solo?
Knowing lot’s of chords and lot’s of scales is a good thing. Knowing how chords and scales interact functionally with one another is very empowering for the creative musician. The notes in a chord are a subset of a particular parent scale. The most common scale is the Major scale which contains 7 notes and […]
Social Network for written music
Check out noteflight.com. Noteflight allows you to write music and share it easily on the internet. Noteflight is a free software that gives you high power music scoring tools on the internet for free. Score music for virtually any instrument and share it easily by emailing links or embedding into your web pages or blogs. […]
Am I ready for Rock Band Class?
Rock Band classes are small group lessons typically 3-5 students who work on playing together rhythmically and learning performance skills while playing their songs. An experienced teacher guides the group providing instrument coaching and objective critique. Anyone who has started a band realizes that there is certainly potential for a power clash between the lead […]