Thank you Everyone!
@rhill Your words are spot on and very comforting. I am a high achiever – Type A – get-the-job-done personality. I also have done and do a lot of caretaking for others, and need to care take myself more. I agree that it takes adjustment as we age. Thanks so much, Rick!
Back from a bit of a hiatus. My students’ concert was last Sunday. Eighteen of the kids were able to make it, and it went beautifully! The kids were really excited this year. I had a smaller group since I no longer teach the after-school program (used to have close to 60 kids), and it was SO easy! It was a wonderful end to 17 years of this…[Read more]
These are such wonderful and informative podcasts, Roger! Thank you for all your hard work.
Bruce, I really enjoyed your guitar story along with all your other endeavors. It’s becoming clear why you play guitar with such depth. We are all very blessed with your presence in the academy!
Dave – I always learn more in the “Discussions with…[Read more]
@janiesplace The twins are 12! They were in my afterschool class from the time they were 7. They did two years of ukulele and started guitar at 9. A few years ago, I decided to do private lessons only, and their parents sent them for a lesson together. The private lessons made such a difference. I totally did not expect them to be able to…[Read more]
So glad you all enjoyed these sweet twins. I will be sure to share your lovely responses with them. They are the cutest. The little girl gently mothers her brother and he listens. Then she will say, “he is not as cooperative at home as he is in lessons”. And, he will agree. It cracks me up. Their parents are amazing – they keep them on a good…[Read more]
Had to share these videos with you all to highlight the “Classical Guitar Corner Academy Effect”. I have parent permission to share. These are two students of mine. They are twins. They were playing ¾ size guitars, and the family could not afford larger guitars. I was all out of loaner guitars. Before the S. California meet-up, John Rabi…[Read more]
Donna Zitzelberger replied to the topic Reginald Smith Brindle—An entrée into the avant-garde in the forum General Discussion 1 month, 1 week ago
Wow! Richard – this is a wild ride into another world for me. Thanks so much for leading us through this journey. Mark, you amaze me with akready getting a 12- tone piece analyzed and in the fingers!
Donna Zitzelberger replied to the topic Drew Burgess: Brouwer, Un Dia de Noviembre – Connie Sheu Masterclass in the forum Classical Guitar Student Showcase 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Drew – it was so awesome to meet you at the Master Class and hear you play this beautiful piece!
Thank you, everyone!
@michaelc – your suggestion is working – thank you SO MUCH! Yes, it is very similar to the Gr. 3 Sor D-chord in 3rd position.
@sanne – check out Michael’s advice above.
@sjbrandenberg– LOL! Here’s a pic of my drone: https://classical.guitarcorneracademy.com/CGCforums/topic/my-video-set-up/
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