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Encouraging Your Aspiring Young Professional

Part 1 – For Parents of Young Guitarists (ages five to nine)

Does your child light up when they hear their favorite song or see a new music video?  Do they love their guitar lessons and possess some degree of natural aptitude for music?  Is your child already talking about a career in music?

Tips and Techniques with Sara Landeau

Educator and guitarist from the Julie Ruin Sara Landeau is teaching her Chicks with Picks group guitar class on Lessonface starting September 28th, and also has openings for a few private students this fall!

Composing with Oz Noy

In the first video of the series, Oz explains how to compose a song or be inspired to compose using vamps. Vamps are a short, simple introductory passage, usually repeated several times.

Salsa Bass Lines with Flavio Lira

Flavio Lira recently stopped by the Lessonface HQ to teach us some latin bass lines. Check out the video tutorial for Salsa Bass Lines! Be sure to check out Samba Bass Lines as well. 

How to Compose a COOL Metal Riff in 5 Steps

Guitarist and composer Yoel Genin stopped by Lessonface HQ to teach us how to compose a COOL metal riff. Watch him explain in five easy steps.

 

Play Along

Use Yoel's backing tracks to practice your COOL metal riffs.

Rising Star Contest Entries Due July 30th!

If you haven't already heard, Lessonface is hosting the Rising Star Contest for kids 9-17. We'd love to see what you're working on, and five students will win an entire semester of lessons! Don't forget - submissions are due July 30th. 


For full contest details and how to enter, visit Lessonface.com/risingstars. Happy playing!

Polymeter and Mental Toughness

Included:

Two play along MP3's and notation. 

Overview:

This is part two in my polyrhythmic/polymeter and Mental Toughness tutorial. 

The goal of this lesson is to mentally challenge the student/listener in several ways.

Samba Bass Lines with Flavio Lira

Brazilian bassist and educator Flavio Lira stopped by the Lessonface HQ recently, and taught us some samba bass lines. Check out the video. 

Regarding Ms Anna

If you are a teacher on Lessonface who received the message from Ms Anna this afternoon I apologize for the bother with the spam. The user responsible has been blocked from the site, and I wanted to note that here on the blog.

Lessonface Moves - the Why and Where

Lessonface's headquarters are now located at 451 West St, in the West Village of Manhattan. Mark your maps, and head over our way for master classes! 

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