Asked • 11/28/20

What's the most important thing for a new guitar student to learn first?

When I was a student, learning guitar seemed impossible. It felt like there was so much to learn and I had no idea where to start. Should I learn chords then notes, or the other way around? Or should I start by learning music theory and then learn guitar? These were questions I asked myself, and now many of my students come to me with the same question of where they should start.

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Jacob M. answered • 12/30/20

5.0 (76)

3+ Years of experience as a music teacher with a BA degree in Music

KJ W. answered • 11/30/20

New to Wyzant

I teach beginning blues and rock guitar styles

Brian K. answered • 11/30/20

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Master's of Music Student; Guitar & Music Theory are my specialties!

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