Welcome to my resource page!
The Friendly Frets resource page is a growing collection of my Youtube videos and blog posts that are designed to help get started with lessons and also learn new things.
Starter Guide for Online Lessons
Aguado Video Handouts
Parents. Are you losing patience with practice? Here is a brief 5 word guide on supporting your child’s motivation and efforts towards practicing music. You will be given an opportunity to think about your child’s practice efforts through 5 simple words: perspective, accommodation, presence, resistance, and growth. Additional online, book, and app resources will be shared so that you have a very deep tool box for helping your child catch the habit of consistent practice.
Welcome to 2020! This is a great time to reflect back on this past year and reflect on how we want to be involved with our creative and musical pursuits.
Do you have a 2020 vision for how you want to engage with music and grow your musical skills? Have you been thinking about how you would like to participate in making music in your community for this coming year? Formulating your goals and resolutions for this coming year doesn’t have to be a dreaded task. It actually can be a very healthy and productive endeavor. This guide consists of a 4 part series with worksheets that are designed to help you chart your personalized vision and goals for 2020 and beyond!
Are you looking to buy your first electric guitar? This buying guide can help you narrow your search criteria, provide recommendations, and outline a buying approach that is aimed at saving you money and feel good about your overall consumer experience.
Here is a acoustic guitar buying guide for beginners. I enjoy helping new students and their families find an affordable acoustic guitar that is user friendly for students just starting out. In this article I will share my process, recommendations, and additional resources to help you towards purchasing your first acoustic guitar