The Guitar Dojo

The Guitar Dojo provides a unique system of learning for juniors that combines the best of private guitar lessons with small group classes. For older students private lessons are also an option.

All students get unmatched levels of support/latest in tech.

Operating as usual

The Guitar Dojo is taking a short break and lessons will resume ONLINE after Easter. In the meantime we are still available via the app to provide support to all members. Thanks for your support and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Brent

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This is for Simone who requested a return of Friday Funnies...........we all need it I think πŸ˜‰πŸŽΈ

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Friday funny.......

[02/07/20]   We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new members this week - Jay , Stephanie and Isabel :)

[01/31/20]   We would like to extend a warm welcome to new members that have joined us over the last week or few .......Cara, Cam,Emily , Emmet,Kyle,Makayla,Mario,Shintaro, Tina, Tobias and Zac!!! It's great to have you with us and we look forward to working with you over 2020. We also appreciate our existing members spreading the word :)

We haven't done a Friday Funny in a while ,so.........:)

[01/07/20]   A warm welcome back to our members who are resuming lessons this week.

To celebrate the New Year we are happy to announce that we now have a relationship with Arobas Software and are part of the Guitar Pro educators program which provides discounts to our members. So if any of our intermediate-advanced students are interested in purchasing Guitar Pro (the gold standard in guitar notation software and something we use to produce some of our lessons) , then don't go ahead and pay the retail price of around $100 AUD. ($US 70)

If you let us know , we can arrange directly with the company for a 50% discount ! 🎸🎸🎸

[12/16/19]   HAPPY CHRISTMAS!!

We would like to wish all our students+families, friends and followers a very happy Christmas and new year ahead.

2019 has been a year where (to quote Bill Lawry) "it's all happening" - from our move to Danaher Drive for many of our students , the new ukulele program for the wonderful residents at Arilla Retirement Village , licensing the G4 guitar curriculum and getting our app up and running without too many hitches.

We have enjoyed the continued support of existing students and met plenty of great new people (and families) during 2019.

Thanks again and we look forward to a great 2020 .

All students will be contacted directly over the next 24 hrs but ,in short , we take a break from 23rd December and resume lessons on Monday 6th January.

If anyone needs any assistance over the break , please send Brent a message through the app and we will help you out!

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Kickstart my Heart Misheard Lyrics

On to more positive topics - and thanks to Simone Stowe for the heads up - we might be some sort of chance of seeing Motley Crue/Def Leppard and Poison out here in 2020/2021. If Vince Neil can recapture this sort of form them I am THERE!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pdQnZLEWNo

EDIT: Cant believe this blew up like it did hahah!!! Thank you all!! original vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fL6uYfOBx4E

Tough week in the Aussie music scene with Greedy from Mental as Anything and Stuart Fraser from Noiseworks passing away. Both local legends but Stuart had a real influence on me as a young kid - not a technical player but he possessed something that is a big part of being a "great" and that is a unique sound/tone and sense of rhythm. That debut Noiseworks album to me had a real atmosphere and , despite some strong material on subsequent albums they never beat it IMHO. R.I.P.

Friday (un)funny - KISS cancel their Australian tour . :(

Friday funny ...........probably not the best backdrop of all time.

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Yes you can :)

81-year-old picks up guitar in a store, shocks everyone when he starts to rock out

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Grown Men Stuff

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Deputy Responds To Noise Complaint, Joins Jam Sesssion

Our kinda police work :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_uSlbg93FY&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR00Pl9RA1ESuGoDRG_mX2_3l833zpg-X0mGwGCwG-LJiyBP8LxPMuGbELw

The deputy says its better the youths were practicing music than being on the Compton streets.

Happy Halloween from The Guitar Dojo

Happy Halloween - time to start thinking about Christmas and your New Years Resolution to finally pick up the guitar! :) 🎸🎸🎸

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I have just put in my application for Swedish citizenship

Friday funny - I suppose I should be offended by this having studied some jazz but it's sorta true.

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SPRING SAVINGS | The Guitar Dojo

The Guitar Dojo is celebrating the 4th Annual Kids Music Day (Friday 4th October) with our best introductory offer of the year for young beginners. TEN heavily discounted packages are available that include a guitar pack and one month of weekly lessons.

www.theguitardojo.com.au/spring-savings

theguitardojo.com.au To celebrate Kids Music Day (October 4th) we are offering our best deal of the year for young beginners!

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Kids and Guitar Lessons Pt 2 - How Young Is Too Young?

Part Two.............

theguitardojo.com.au In Part One of our series on "Kids and Guitar Lessons" we discovered the multitude of benefits that a music education can deliver , We now take a look

So that's where they all are.......

[09/25/19]   We'd like to extend a very warm welcome to Cooper who started guitar lessons tonight. Off to a flying start. 🎸🎸🎸

And anyone who has been to a rock/metal concert with me will relate to this......as I stare at the fingers of the guitarist .πŸ˜›

Friday Funny.........I missed last week , so we'll do two. Anyone who knows me well will be able to relate to this :)

Number 1

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Kids and Guitar Lessons Pt 1 - The Benefits of Music Education.

The first in a series of Guitar Dojo blog posts on kids and guitars.

theguitardojo.com.au This is the first in a series of short articles that will cover a range of topics relevant to kids guitar lessons...........everything from a buying guide to so

The promised blog series on buying guitars for kids shouldn't be too far away - too much admin and not enough guitaring for me this week :)

In the meantime ........with AFL finals into full swing , we reckon a guitar-related Friday Funny featuring Meatloaf might be warranted. We acknowledge that nothing will ever top his 2011 AFL Grand Final performance so here's that too :)

https://youtu.be/XZdiaFXW2U8?t=359

Friday funny.........priorities!

Friday funny - hopefully this won't get me into strife 😬

Meet Robbie our new Head of Marketing!

A bit of fun that we had with a Facebook ad! Meet Uncle Robbie .........our new Head of Marketing. Like and Share or else :P

[08/19/19]   The Guitar Dojo would like to extend a warm welcome to Massimo who will be starting lessons shortly 🎸🀟

Friday Funny........

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Learning the guitar made easier through gamification - Tech Guide

Shameless plug - one of Australia's biggest tech websites recently posted a short article on gamified learning in guitar lessons and it was The Guitar Dojo who they chose to reference 🎸🎸🀟

https://www.techguide.com.au/news/gaming-news/learning-guitar-made-easier-gamification/

techguide.com.au Like any skill worth having, learning a musical instrument takes time, effort and plenty of practice but it is fair to say that those who persist are well rewarded. The benefits of music go well beyond the obvious – both children and adults also see improvement in areas such as concentration, memo...

[08/14/19]   We'd like to extend a warm welcome to Nadia who started out this week - plenting of adults dusting off guitars in the area , which is great to see :)

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GGG(Guitar Gig Guide) 15th August - South Morang and Surrounds

theguitardojo.com.au The big news for those of us from the 80s who like melodic hard rock (crickets????) is that there is a full weekend gig being put together for March 2020 in Mel

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GGG (Guitar Gig Guide) 9th August - South Morang and Surrounds

theguitardojo.com.au Well the Bon Jovi show last week at The Commercial Hotel was pretty good! The band was solid and the singer was a lot better than the real thing. Not hard I kn

Our Teaching Philosophy

The Guitar Dojo is a specialist guitar school that prides itself on quality content and support. We love teaching and playing songs but also invest heavily in making sure that you have the right information and support to understand the instrument and one day hopefully create your own music. Each student at The Guitar Dojo receives complimentary hard copy materials , premium practice app subsciptions and a dedicated log in to our online app where their personal practice material is available for viewing and download. Brent will also respond directly to questions via the platform. No need to spend most of the next lesson talking about questions that have built up during the week!

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5/9 Danaher Drive
South Morang, VIC
3752

General information

The Guitar Dojo welcomes students of all ages but has a particular passion for working with beginner to intermediate level guitarists that want to learn the guitar step-by-step via a fun but well structured plan. That way we can get things on the right path at an early stage. The absolute beginner will learn the basics and develop the ability to play simple songs but our end goal is to produce a guitarist that understands what they are playing and can improvise or even write their own songs. So music theory as it relates to the guitar becomes a more important part of the program over time. Our unique offering is not just about face to face lessons either. Each student has a dedicated web based portal where they can see lesson summaries, download or view handout material and answer relevant quiz questions. The portal also allows students and parents to ask Brent questions directly so that there is always support available between lessons.. Our Music Lab is a key part of each lesson , where students are exposed to gamified learning of music concepts such as pitch, rhythm and general ear training.

Opening Hours

Monday 16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 16:00 - 20:00
Thursday 16:00 - 20:00
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