Thank you so much for all the comments and advice, it’s nice to know other people have been through the same problems.
I’ve gone from being unsure to really looking forward to starting the Grade 1 work.
I think after playing for years you think you should be at a higher level, as big headed as that sounds! and don’t realise there is so much more…[Read more]
I forgot to mention about my guitar.
It is a Ramirez 1NE built in 2017. It’s my first decent classical guitar and I’m really happy with it.
It stood out in the shop amongst around 7 other similarly priced guitars.
I can only imagine the sound your 4NE makes!
Did you pick it because of the name connection??
Thanks everyone for your feedback.
I think the general opinion is to start from Grade 1, which is what I think I’ll do.
I really enjoyed the fundamentals intro course and realised a lot of problems with my basic position and right and left hand technique.
I also learned a lot from the CAGED system videos so I think going back to basics with…[Read more]
So after 1 week of being a CGCA member I have been getting to know the site and looking over the grade system.
I’ve decided to start at Grade 3 and work through from there. This is mainly because my main issue, and reason for joining the academy is that I don’t think I have the basic techniques, scales and knowledge of the fretboard.
Before I…[Read more]
I have only been a CGCA member for 2 days but I wanted to start a progress journal as soon as possible, as it is something which I think will help my playing a lot.
I have played guitar for many years, recently converting to classical from electric and steel string. Having never had a real practice routine, i’m really excited to get…[Read more]
My name is Danny and I have just joined the CGC academy.
I live in Widnes, England (just outside of Liverpool). I have been playing the guitar for many years, mainly electric and steel string in various bands. In the past few years I have been concentrating on classical guitar, although with no real practice routine or lessons.