Elementary Building Blocks to Guitar Playing. To Capo or Not

Elementary Building Blocks to Guitar Playing. To Capo or Not

Instructor: Robert Montgomery Elementary Building Blocks to Guitar Playing (To Capo or Not): Tone, Tuning, Rhythm, Proper Playing Technique, Basic Chord Progressions…all building blocks as a beginning guitar player.  Some benefits of using a capo:...
Elementary Building Blocks to Guitar Playing. To Capo or Not

It’s All in the Right Hand: Thumb Pick vs. Flat Pick

Instructor: Robert Montgomery It’s All in the Right Hand: Thumb Pick vs. Flat Pick: Which one to use?  Is one better?  Easier to use?  Robert will discuss and demonstrate both the difference and similarities of bluegrass rhythm players, and...
Elementary Building Blocks to Guitar Playing. To Capo or Not

Stylistic Breaks in the 1950’s tunes w/Merle Travis

Instructor: Robert MontgomeryStylistic Breaks in the 1950’s: Bill Monroe’s Music with Merle Travis style Guitar Parts:Named after legendary country guitar virtuoso Merle Travis, Travis picking is the most popular and commonly used fingerpicking...
Vocal Harmony, Part 1

Vocal Harmony, Part 1

Mississippi Chris Sharp and Piper Sharp Myers, a father and daughter duo, present our vocal harmony classes.  In Part 1, they emphasize the importance of knowing your harmony part; discuss the increasing limitations of vocal variables, as harmony parts are stacked or...
Vocal Harmony, Part 1

Vocal Harmony, Part 2

Instructors: Mississippi Chris Sharp & Piper Sharp Myers Part 2 in this vocal harmony class continues developing:  familial harmony and other sources for learning to hear parts; the importance of making music together; knowing your part (notes and words); avoiding...