Thanks for all the extra details. My apetite is well and truly wet. To be honest I have played very little Brouwer and am keen to explore his music. What a treasure having Rene teach some lessons.
Immanuel replied to the topic If you could send a message to yourself back in time! in the forum General Discussion 1 week, 4 days ago
Thanks for your nice comment. Yes I really enjoyed having you playing next to me in Sydney. I like your suggestion about sharing with family and friends and agree learning some simple things is important.
Immanuel replied to the topic If you could send a message to yourself back in time! in the forum General Discussion 1 week, 5 days ago
Thanks everyone for all the responses so far. Really enjoying all these lovely responses turning up in my email box.
A couple of things I forgot to put on my list:
* Practice and play in a relaxed manner and without tension.
* Accept the fact early that you will perform and learn pieces that are ready to be performed even when just starting out.
Immanuel started the topic If you could send a message to yourself back in time! in the forum General Discussion 1 week, 5 days ago
If you could send a message with guitar playing advice back in time to yourself what advice would you give yourself?
I realise many players in this forum haven’t been playing that long so you might not be able to answer this.
Here are my top 5 pieces of advice I would send myself:
* Do lots of sight reading on a regular basis.
* Record some o…[Read more]
Thanks for the feedback Deb and Patrick.
Unfortunately I can’t give a definitive answer about the strings. I am playing on my second guitar which I took with me on holidays. They could be D’addario which tend to sound good on any guitar. I use savarez on this guitar sometimes but they are a bit to gentle in the bass for my liking.
My next vid…[Read more]
Guitar summer schoold and festivals have been the best opportunities for me to see some great players. I have certainly travelled when there have been opportunities to play and listen. Would love to see David Russell live but not sure if it will happen unless he come to Australia. When I have travelled overseas I have certainly searched the…[Read more]
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