Charleston Classical Guitar

Guitar Lessons and Music Instruction in Charleston, SC.

I love working with this spunky girl. She is such a joy and moving forward in her guitar playing.

Keep rockin' it Virginia! You've got it goin' on! Preparatory to Level 1!

This awesome student has moved quickly from Preparatory to Level 1 in less than a year!

He's an incredible student and becoming a solid musician.

Keep it up Donte!

WALL OF FAME!

Featuring proud moments of students and their progress.

Featuring proud moments of students and their progress.

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Gift Certificate (Holiday Sale!) | Charleston Classical Guitar

What better gift than music? Up until December 25th purchase this online gift certificate towards guitar lessons at Charleston Classical Guitar. This is a $140 gift certificate for the reduced price of $120.

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charlestonclassicalguitar.org What better gift than music? Up until December 25th purchase this online gift certificate towards guitar lessons at Charleston Classical Guitar. This is a $140 gift certificate for the reduced price of $120.

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Learning Guitar Is Personal and Holiday Discounts 🎁🎄

Learning Guitar Is Personal and Holiday Discounts 🎁🎄 - https://mailchi.mp/b26e2e8cefaa/life-by-guitar-2019-week-12083739

mailchi.mp Today, I was re-reading some of Alice Artzt's book The Art of Practicing. I want to share with you a paragraph form part one. "One problem is that neither fingers nor the muscles and nerves which control them, come in standard shapes and sizes. If Bream (Julian Bream for you non-classical players...

With all the hard work it was time for Carina to not only move up to a Level 3 book piece, but to upgrade her instrument as well! Awesome work from an awesome student! 😀 🎸

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Dutch Dance by Hans Neusidler (Reference Audio) | Charleston Classical Guitar on Patreon

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Dutch Dance by Hans Neusidler (Sheet Music) | Charleston Classical Guitar on Patreon

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Dutch Dance by Hans Neusidler (Reference Video) | Charleston Classical Guitar on Patreon

patreon.com Official Post from Charleston Classical Guitar: This is a nice piece to work on the distinct rhythm of quarter and half notes in cut time. It also has some really nice short scalar movement for the beginning guitarist. The one drawback for many beginners is playing it in the key of A major. This mea...

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First Exercise on the E String by Mertz (Sheet Music For Download) | Charleston Classical Guitar on Patreon

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Aurora Arch-Top Guitar

Aurora Arch-top Guitar

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custommade.com This is an example of my flagship model, the Aurora. With a 16.25 inch lower bout width and a 25 inch scale length, it is well suited for fingerstyle…

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Electric Style Headstock | Charleston Classical Guitar Merchandise

Classic design and ready for Christmas giving. On sale now to December 3. #musicshirts #guitar #electricguitar #guitartshirts

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Charleston Classical Guitar is creating music and teaching materials | Patreon

Woohoo 🙌!!! Got my first patron on @Patreon Thanks #1 still need a lot more support to keep this thing going with teaching full time. Think you could help? See my page at: https://www.patreon.com/charlestonclassicalguitar Thanks in advance. #guitar #classicalguitar #classicalmusic #learningguitar

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Remember To Share Your Music and A Seasonal Offer (Until Friday)

Remember To Share Your Music and A Seasonal Offer (Until Friday) - https://mailchi.mp/6b09704a76f3/life-by-guitar-2019-week-12068427

mailchi.mp Tomorrow at 11am I will be in front of a number of audience members sharing music. However, this is not your typical audience. These are individuals with memory loss of varying types and degrees. It is one of my favorite places to play! The setting isn't extravagant. No one will be standing at the e...

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First Exercise on the E String by Mertz (Reference Video) | Charleston Classical Guitar on Patreon

This video is from a couple of years ago. If you're working on it, then I hope it helps.

patreon.com Official Post from Charleston Classical Guitar: This little piece is such a wonderful little alternating finger exercise for the beginner. I recorded this a couple of years ago and am finally getting around to getting it up on my Patreon posts. I hope you enjoy it. I'll have the audio up shortly for...

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Carrousel by Claude Gagnon (Audio File) | Charleston Classical Guitar on Patreon

The audio file is for patrons only to download. However, check out the video that goes with it for free!

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Carrousel by Claude Gagnon (Reference Video) | Charleston Classical Guitar on Patreon

patreon.com Official Post from Charleston Classical Guitar: This is a lovely little piece by Gagnon. You might think I misspelled the title with two "R"s, but this is how the piece is titled. Take some time to listen to the beautiful yet simple melody. This is one of those pieces that makes an easy transition f...

If you don’t know the Brahms, then you need to listen to it soon. The joke is funny on its own but the music makes it real!

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New Arrangement: Joy To The World | Charleston Classical Guitar on Patreon

I am giving away a free download of my arrangement of Joy To The World in standard notation and tablature. You have until the end of day on Friday to download it for free.

patreon.com Official Post from Charleston Classical Guitar: I've got a number of holiday music arrangements that I've been meaning to record. However, I am giving this one away until Friday this week. After that, only those of you that are Level 2 patrons or above will have access to the sheet music. I'll get a...

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Playing By Ear Exercise and Free Holiday Arrangement (Until Friday)

Playing By Ear Exercise and Free Holiday Arrangement (Until Friday) - https://mailchi.mp/1256dd8bef03/life-by-guitar-2019-week-12062299

mailchi.mp One of the barriers that many people think exists in learning the guitar is their ability to hear music. I will often ask them if they can sing. Some will reply with, "I can't sing!" My follow-up question is, "how do you know?" If you are singing out of tune and you know you are out of tune, then yo...

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Audio Files For Dialogue by Marc Bélanger | Charleston Classical Guitar on Patreon

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New Student Reference Video: Dialogue by Marc Bélanger | Chadwick Becks on Patreon

patreon.com Official Post from Chadwick Becks: Any students working on the beginning levels of guitar study will enjoy this lovely piece by Marc Bélanger. The overall rhythm is straightforward. However, there are a few syncopated rhythms that could pose a challenge to beginners. I cannot post the sheet music t...

New beginnings are not always for the faint of heart. That goes for new music, especially music beyond your comfort zone. Just remember the journey always begins with a single step (and sometimes a little push).
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Lessons From A Former Student

Lessons From A Former Student - https://mailchi.mp/7a455b10eaba/life-by-guitar-2019-week-46

mailchi.mp Have you ever thought about how amateurs learned to play instruments in the past? We have all these tools made for us and sold to us that promise faster results and better learning. It's amazing we find it so difficult to learn! Then again, maybe it's not the tools. Maybe the tools get in the way of...

[11/09/19]   What is the #1 challenge you’re facing in regards to fingerstyle guitar?

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Don’t know where I found this but it was in my files from somewhere. Very funny! 😂
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Jazz Guitar Headstock | Chad Becks Artist Shop

Let your inner bebop show with this jazz headstock design. The color is sampled from a Benedetto sunburst. #jazzguitar #jazz #tshirts #musicshirts #benedetto #archtop

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What a beautiful place to perform! I can only imagine the rush of being on that stage with a full audience! #concert #musician #guitarist #livemusic #classicalmusic #guitar #musiclife #classicalmusic

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Fingerstyle Guitar Headstock | Chad Becks Artist Shop

This fingerstyle headstock shows the slotted head usually seen on 00 guitars from the 20s and 30s. The color was sampled from an Indian Rosewood back. #acoustic #acousticguitar #fingerstyle #martinguitar #acousticmusic

chadbecks.threadless.com This fingerstyle headstock shows the slotted head usually seen on 00 guitars from the 20s and 30s. The color was sampled from an Indian Rosewood back.

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Acoustic Guitar Wings | Chad Becks Artist Shop

Wings and guitars have been a thing since the great album art of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. It's a classic and you need to join the club! #guitar #hippie #70srock #rocknroll #electricguitar

chadbecks.threadless.com Wings and guitars have been a thing since the great album art of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. It's a classic and you need to join the club!

The never-ending etiquette all performers wish audiences would learn about.

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Classical Guitar Headstock | Chad Becks Artist Shop

Express your inner classical guitarist through this iconic headstock inside a rosette. #classicalguitar #acousticguitar #nylonstringguitar #classicalmusic #tshirt

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Flatpick Acoustic Headstock | Chad Becks Artist Shop

Everyone should know whether you play bluegrass, pop, or rock with an acoustic guitar. The color is sampled from a 1936 Brazilian rosewood D45.
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chadbecks.threadless.com Everyone should know whether you play bluegrass, pop, or rock with an acoustic guitar. The color is sampled from a vintage 1936 Brazilian Rosewood Martin D45

Such fun with a ​modern take on history. Thanks @hannahmurphyguitar

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One of the main problems I have found with students over the years is the organizational aspect when they learn to play guitar. At the beginning, it isn’t too difficult because there isn’t that much to work on. However, as you grow in proficiency and increase your repertoire, it becomes more important to have a game plan for growth and progress in organizing practice.

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Electric Reboot Headstock | Chad Becks Artist Shop

Showing the modern take on electric headstock design.
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chadbecks.threadless.com Showing the modern take on the electric guitar headstock design.

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Electric Style Headstock | Chad Becks Artist Shop

The world needs to know you rock!
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Electric Guitar Wings | Chad Becks Artist Shop

Let your "Little Wing(s)" take you away to your next musical experience. #guitarart #electricguitar #guitar #tshirts #musicart

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Guitar sight reading seems to be the area most neglected by students and even professionals alike. If we take an honest look at our ability, then we would probably all conclude that our sight reading skills could use some work. Maybe we need to rethink our commitment to sight reading. #guitarist #guitarplayer #musicnotes #guitar #guitarra #classicalguitar #acousticguitar

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Soaring Aloft With Messiaen

openlettersmonthly.com At what point did Pierre Boulez say his teacher’s music made him want to vomit? The teacher, of course, was the great French composer Olivier Messiaen, and Boulez was his ex-student. Scholars have been trying to track down that unkind cut for decades but details remain clouded. Boulez has denied t...

For a number of years, the idea that learning guitar effects stroke rehabilitation has been an area of interest for my teaching. This in, turn has led to my work with the medical community and lifestyle medicine. As with most things, this interest happened by chance rather than seeking it out. Let me give you a bit of background in this post. #guitar #medicine #musictherapy #classicalguitar #health

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