Top 10 Tips for learning to play the Guitar

Want to know the secret of how to be a great guitarist? We asked one of our Guitar Teachers to list his not-so-secret top 10 tips to improve your playing: 1. Practice Make time to practice regularly. Little and often is best: three or four 20-minute sessions is better than a 5 hour non-stop cramming

Meet the Teacher – Guitar/Ukulele – John

Here is the first in our new Meet The Teacher blog posts. Here, we introduce you to some of our fantastic Teachers. At Sweet Symphony we only hire the best, so we’re confident that we have the perfect Teacher waiting to welcome you for your first lesson. Our first Teacher in the spotlight is our

What should I practise between my lessons?

“I forgot what I had to practise.” How many times have Teachers heard those words? We know that once you leave your lesson, it can be difficult to accurately recall everything your Teacher told you during your time together. You’re so busy trying to take in all of the information given to you that, inevitably,

What are you listening to this week – Hamilton

A few weeks ago, we watched “Hamilton” on Disney+. We’d heard great things about this fairly new musical and were curious as to what it was all about. History is our other passion in life alongside music, and the fact this musical is set in Revolutionary America was definitely a draw to us. What’s it

What should I expect at my first Singing Lesson?

It can be a bit daunting, starting something new. Even if it’s something you’re looking forward to such as taking up Singing Lessons, you’re going into the unknown and it can perhaps feel a little scary. Not to worry, though – we’re super-friendly at Sweet Symphony. We’ve even put together a little example of what

Top 10 Tips for Playing the Piano

There’s no magic formula for learning to play a musical instrument. Everyone has their own natural aptitude for learning and learns at a different rate. But there are definitely some helpful hints and tips that all successful piano players have in common that we can all use to improve our playing. Here’s our top 10

Saturday Student Focus – 7th March 2020 – Marie P. (Violin)

Saturday Student Focus – 7th March 2020 – Marie P. (Violin) Today’s Saturday Student Focus is on one of our adult Students! Marie has been coming for Violin Lessons for around 20 months and is doing fantastically well! Marie really enjoys the Teacher-Student duets that form part of her lesson, with her playing the Violin