When you first starting to learn to play the guitar it can seem like an overwhelming challenge. Think back to when you first started school and you had to learn the alphabet, maybe you can’t like me. Learning music can seem like a whole new experience.
That’s because it is actually a different language that we are trying to learn. Guitar is just one way of learning how to express music by an instrument. If you already have experience playing other instruments it will make this challenge seem a little easier. However if this is your first instrument you can still tackle it as a adult who have no previous experience with learning music. You just need a few tips and tricks to help you get started.
1.) get a great guitar teacher
Learning to play the guitar is hard enough but having a really great guitar teacher who can support you through this journey will make it a lot easier. I say complete beginner who have no experience in music before, your ears when you are playing the guitar can deceive you.
Even the most basic things like whether your guitarist in tune or not. And how to tune a guitar in the first place can hold you back from advancing in your musical journey.
This is something that a guitar teacher can help you with and with all the new challenges that will come your way. This will make the challenges fun for you and make it a lot easier for you to overcome.
They can also help guide you to know what you should be learning and help you tackle new challenges in the right order to you to enjoy learning the guitar even more.
2.) Choosing the right guitar
So many people pick up a cheap guitar or an inherited a guitar and try and learn the guitar this way. It’s okay it is doable. But most of the time these guitars are very hard to play and actually will end up hurting your fingers even more and maybe make you give up guitar altogether.
Like anything a good instrument will help you get a lot further in your musical quest make it a lot more enjoyable.
Choosing the right guitar whether it’s an electric on acoustic guitar that you look forward to playing will make you more motivated to practice every week. It also helps you take ownership of this new Challenge when it’s a guitar that you’ve bought new film or committed to this new journey.
Go check out part 2 of tips and tricks to get started as a beginner guitar player to find more tips and tricks on how to help you get started an adult beginner trying to learn the guitar! And follow our blog to find out more helpful information that will mean you can have fun and enjoy learning the guitar.