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  • Writer's pictureBryce Leader

Teaching kids the way they naturally learn.

In this video, lesson 21 in the series, The student will: 1) Recognise the ascending step wise movement of the notes. 2) Relate step-wise movement to advancing letter names of the alphabet. 3) Note that each line of written music starts on an open string. 4) Note the advancement of the letter names starts from the letter name of the string. 5) See and hear the teacher play the tune's two bar phrases. 6) Imitate the teacher's phrase immediately after-woods to the backing track.

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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