It is a well-known fact that most people- young and old alike- have a desire to learn guitar. Many of them may have already learnt other musical instruments in school and elsewhere but there’s always an inherent desire to learn guitar lingering inside them.
Why is guitar a popular musical instrument? There are many reasons behind the popularity of guitar as a musical instrument. The first and foremost is that it gets well with musical forms all over the world. Be it classic Rock Metal, traditional Flamenco or contemporary Indian music, all of them have made a place for the instrument. In fact, it has become a trend amongst youth all across the world nowadays to aspire to learn guitar as it is associated with the expression of romance and passion. This growing interest to learn guitar has been further accentuated by the ever growing popularity of music concerts all over the world.
My friend Michael who owns a landscaping company recently asked me what would be the best way to learn. Being that he owns his own business time is tight for him so I suggested a few ways that he could learn to give him the flexibility to fit in with his busy schedule.
So, why wait? Start learning the guitar today! It’s never too late to start learning an instrument, least of all, the guitar and surely, there are a number of ways to get you started on your journey.
- Join a good music school: Almost all music schools today offer a variety of courses on guitar, right from the beginner level, where novices can start to learn the ABCs of guitar to advanced courses, more suitable for experienced guitarists. The drawback however is that one is typically constrained by the timings and a strict curriculum, not to mention the pretty steep fees.
- Learn from a private instructor: Most people prefer to learn guitar through private instruction, which was also one of the most preferred options traditionally. This kind of learning, where professional guitarists usually teach the nuances of playing a guitar, is not only convenient but the personal attention one gets is bound to help learning guitar more enjoyable!
- Teach yourself to learn guitar at home: There are innumerable books, CDs, DVDs available in the market that you could use to teach yourself to learn guitar in the luxury of your home. While it is a cost effective method to learn guitar, it may not be the best way for beginners as one needs some familiarity with the instrument and moreover, it takes a great degree of self-motivation and diligence to go through the course without professional assistance.
- Try the online way: Learning guitar was never as easy as it has become today,in the age of the internet. Websites like Torrins.com offer free and paid high quality video lessons from talented and experienced instructors, providing an informal way of learning guitar at your convenience. So, get set and start realizing your dream of learning guitar today!