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Free Guitar Lessons for Kids | Lesson 7 | Copy Play and Learn Guitar

Updated: Jan 16, 2020

There are several points associated with this song that are worth mentioning. It introduces the Judge character and gives him musical credibility. In response to an often asked question by kids at this point of their learning, it shows students that not every piece of music has to start with an E note. The piece aims to improve dexterity of the first finger by challenging the student to move it a little quicker between the open first string and the first fretted note and also to reinforce the previously learned rhythm of ti-ti, ti-ti, ta, ta.

Guitar Teaching Program

To achieve the best results and a positive learning experience for young guitar students, a good teaching program is essential. Copy, Play and Learn Guitar is the best available kids guitar book for very young students. It uses modern, child friendly techniques designed for their stage of physical and cognitive development. It addresses the issues and implements strategies to achieve note reading fluency and chord recognition. Using exciting and engaging songs as subject matter, it comes with free backing tracks, teaching resources and teaching points for each piece. There are also free videos available on YouTube. As the child progresses through the book, a story evolves of a boy and his friends and family involving racing cars, pets, smelly socks and more.

About the Author

Music Educator, Composer and Guitarist, Bryce Leader, holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree and an A(Mus)A in Classical Guitar. He has been a classroom music teacher and guitar teacher for over thirty years and performs regularly in classical, jazz, rock and country music contexts.

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