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.
[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.........:)
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 ! 🎸🎸🎸
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!
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!
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.
Yes you can :)
81-year-old picks up guitar in a store, shocks everyone when he starts to rock out
The deputy says its better the youths were practicing music than being on the Compton streets.
Happy Halloween - time to start thinking about Christmas and your New Years Resolution to finally pick up the guitar! :) 🎸🎸🎸
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.
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.
theguitardojo.com.au To celebrate Kids Music Day (October 4th) we are offering our best deal of the year for young beginners!
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 .😛
Friday Funny.........I missed last week , so we'll do two. Anyone who knows me well will be able to relate to this :)
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 :)
Friday funny - hopefully this won't get me into strife 😬
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 🎸🤟
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 🎸🎸🤟
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 :)
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
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
This week's Friday Funny is dedicated to Simone :)
Friday funny that is topical but may not mean much to non guitarists. The new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom! Reminds me of George Bush reading his upside down book :)
[08/02/19] The Guitar Dojo extends a very warm welcome to Georgia who at 6yo is our youngest student. Looking forward to your first lesson!
I am working on a couple of requests for blog posts (next of which is a guitar buying guide for kids) but in the meantime here's what is on for you guitar heads over the weekend when it comes to live music. Feel free to add your own and/or warn us against some bands that ain't so great! We'll be at The Commercial on Saturday for the Bon Jovi tribute 🤘🤘🤘
theguitardojo.com.au One of our adult guitar students who can't be bothered looking it up himself (j/k) has asked me a couple of times about local live guitar ba
I'm told that a page doesn't qualify as fair dinkum unless it does some Friday Funnies. I'm up for the challenge , so here's our first offering (with a musical twist)
The Guitar Dojo was interviewed by a Google News syndicated start up blog a few weeks back. I didn't post it here at the time but if you have nothing better to read 😜...........
sweetstartups.com Today we are talking to Brent Lyons, the Manager and Guitar Teacher at The Guitar Dojo in Melbourne, Australia. Read our interview to learn about their modern
[07/16/19] Thanks to everyone who has liked The Guitar Dojo page or recommended/reviewed us.....much appreciated. We have had some questions about lessons for people that are not local to the area and I can confirm that Skype lessons are available "out of hours." We are 100% focused on our local clients on weekday evenings but can schedule a mutually convenient time for a Skype lesson outside of those times.We are building a dedicated Skype Lesson page on our website but effectively all you need is a decent internet connection and a webcam. Cheers- Brent :)
theguitardojo.com.au Like many guitarists I began my musical journey on a classical/acoustic guitar and much later progressed to an electric guitar. Here at The Guitar Dojo we ofte
[07/08/19] A very warm welcome to Shaun - our newest adult member. Nice taste in music .......blues, rock and metal 🤘
The Guitar Dojo currently has a limited number of openings for kids and adults guitar lessons.
We're always very happy to answer your questions via Messenger m.me/thegeetardojo
For those all ready to join us , please register here: https://www.theguitardojo.com.au/sign-me-up
We look forward to talking to you and welcoming you to The Guitar Dojo!
Brent, Bel and Ben.
As a guitar school in 𝐒𝐎𝐔𝐓𝐇 𝐌𝐎𝐑𝐀𝐍𝐆 we are slightly biased but......
Here is a good article on the flow-on benefits of kids learning music - the article is written by a teacher at Brighton Grammar (all boy school) but it's also very relevant for girls. Just sub in 🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸for choir :)
And a link to the ABC show : https://iview.abc.net.au/show/dont-stop-the-music
understandingboys.com.au At times communicating with boys can be a challenge, but music is the universal language that everyone understands.
Testing............testing.............our first blog post :)
theguitardojo.com.au Our family would like to extend a warm welcome to the early birds here in The Guitar Dojo community. We have been working hard for a year now on putting togeth
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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