Brandon Whyde Guitar Lessons

Brandon Whyde Guitar Lessons

12 years in business

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My teaching approach: I have studied guitar at Indiana University, as well as the famed Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. I was asked by movie star Katherine Heigl to perform at her wedding. I have recorded and toured with her famous performing and hit songwriting husband Josh Kelley. I was featured on the cover of NUVO magazine in 2009. I have performed in theaters and music venues across the country. With my focus on songwriting and composition I aim to teach a student, not only to play music, but to understand how to create it. A typical guitar teacher can not offer the knowledge I possess My influences are: Everything. Everything... My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Open schedule. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Performance, Improvisation, Reading Music, Music Theory, Song Writing, Recording and Production Your first guitar lesson with me might include the following: I examine the students proficiency in the following areas: rhythmic strumming with a pick, fingerpicking, single note runs, improvisation/jamming, theory knowledge, fretboard knowledge, a performance of a song of student's choosing. Granted student is not a complete beginner, in which case a familiarizing of the guitar in all capacities will take place. A guitar lesson with me might entail the following: It is imperative to know the student's favorite musical artists and for me to know the specific goals of the student. Every student is different. Upon quickly grasping the foundational chordal structures students will immediately begin learning their favorite songs. Music theory will be taught in tandem with working on song material of student's choosing. The best way to learn toplay music is simply by playing music! That's how the learning The qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following: Anybody with a curious mind and passion for enjoying music.

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