Why setting guitar learning goals is good for practise & progress (7 reasons)
I want to learn guitar but don’t know where to start? Goals give us direction. Learning how to pick the right ones and the right sized ones for you personally is something that gets easier over time. 7 reasons why setting goals helps guitar learning progress.
6 Questions I ask people enquiring about guitar lessons (and why)
6 Questions I ask new guitar students in order to prepare with focus and make lessons more effective. They may want one lesson or lessons for years. Ask the right questions to give value for money and a bespoke experience.
Why one-to-one guitar lessons help your progress: 5 good reasons
Should I get a guitar teacher? A common question. I also wonder this when I’m learning a new skill. There are so many resources online that surely we can muddle through on our own and figure it out. Right? True. There are loads of resources online. The issue is though there’s the whole spectrum of…
ANY age is good to start playing guitar – Carmels 60th Birthday performance
Earlier on this year I had an email from Carmel looking for guitar lessons. She had never played guitar before. Her husband had bought her an electric guitar and amp (a year before) to start and they had ended up in the house gathering dust… On our first lesson she told me her goal was…
One of the things I really enjoy about teaching guitar is the huge range of people that enquire and come for guitar lessons. Such a wide age range and reasons for wanting to learn. Allan is a Taxi Driver who has always loved music, he goes to live shows regularly and was inspired to started…
Guitar Student Profile #1 : Rifka Orton
Hello, This is the very first of my guitar student profiles I’ll be sharing on the website. I’ve found that people looking to learn guitar get a lot from being able to read testimonials and read about other peoples learning experiences. I teach a wide age range and abilities of students and people start lessons,…
Lesson slots available – July 2016
Hi all, I have some slots for lessons available at the moment due to some of my long term students relocating and going off to University. Although I am very sorry to see them go, I am also very happy and proud that we have some talented musicians developing. The last few years have been…
Welcome to Jo Bywater Guitar Tuition
Welcome to Jo Bywater Guitar Tuition! I’m a dedicated, passionate and enthusiastic guitar tutor based in Liverpool. Aigburth (L17) to be precise. This is now the official website for all of my lessons be they playing guitar, songwriting or music theory. I have been playing guitar for 20years and teaching for 10years. For more details…