Just wanted to say “thanks” again. Your observation that I needed to turn my wrist clockwise was the first thing that “clicked” for me. Combining that advice with a careful watching of Simon’s LH when he plays the piece turned the light bulb full on. You were also right that playing in the proper position would eliminate alot of…[Read more]
I am playing Level 1 Study #1 even though it is nowhere near ready for prime time. Lots of squeaks, a couple of missed and mis-timed notes and a bit of a scowl. Lots for me to work on. I am posting anyway because when I started watching my own videos I saw that my LH did not look like the other LHs I saw in this forum. For some…[Read more]
This looks great. I have been feeling like sounding a note correctly was a matter of chance and luck. Not the feeling I want. Like VinceMac62, I find slow and focused practice very disorienting. But today I noticed that if I go slow enough I can hear the changes in a notes’ tone as I make even the smallest change in the pressure and position of my…[Read more]
We are living on Florida’s gulf side, so we were lucky with respect to Matthew. Absolutely no bad weather here, assuming you like it really hot and humid. 🙂
I do like the CGC site very much, and the forum. Makes me feel like there are folks I can ask for help should the need arise.
temporarily living (for one year) in Florida.
I noodled on a folk guitar for 30 years before realizing that what I really wanted to play was classical guitar. I got started on CG 6 months ago and then took 2 months off to make the move to Florida.
Even as a beginner, I find CG such a joy. Glad to be practicing again and to have this on-line…[Read more]