For about 2 years I have been leading worship from the ELECTRIC guitar! Definitely a challenge Tip #1 If you are new at the approach of leading worship from electric guitar, be sure to have a strong acoustic player in the band with you and get the right gear. Click here for Eric’s top 5 tips for electric guitar … Read more 5 Tips for electric guitar in the worship band
I know that many of you are called upon to play hymns on the guitar and the hymns were not really written for our instrument. The arrangements in the hymnal do not have chords and many of the hymn arrangements are in hard to play keys with chord changes every measure. One way that I … Read more Playing Hymns on Guitar with Ease!
Answers from the archives: UPDATE FEB 2019 – Most of the courses are now with DVDS or online streaming videos! So when I mention CD… that’s old school! This was the first edition of the 8chords100songs worship guitar course… This course will teach you to play any worship song with simple chords. If you already … Read more What level is your course?
Purchase great songbooks with many songs to play for worship at the WTK online store. I have chosen several great songbooks from major publishers that you can use to play all of the top songs you love for worship or check out my Amazon shop for all my up to date favorites! Also for thousands of … Read more Songbooks to help you play your favorite songs
First of all, I didn’t make it easy, I just made it easy for you to understand and have structured my program in a way that gets you playing tons of songs right up front and keeps the guitar student encouraged and excited. I teach, in a systematic way, important elements of guitar technique and … Read more Why 8 chords and how did you make it so easy???
QUESTION: I have been playing the guitar for 3 years solid, I know over a 100 chords and some scales, can move to them freely, and can play many songs. I have taken some lessons from friends who play. I practice a lot at night after I help put the kids in bed. This on-line school fits my … Read more I already know chords… is this program for me?
Students, Just some quick advice! Make sure to leave your third finger down when switching between the G, C, D and even the Em chord. This is a very important anchor point in the beginning. Always make your chords from the top down. Starting with the bass notes first and strumming from the top! – … Read more Playing chords with the common 3rd finger
You must consider a lot of things when purchasing a new or used guitar. There are three things to really consider first. 1. Does the guitar have low action. “action” is the measurement of how far the strings are from the fretboard. The lower the action, the easier it will be to play. Try to … Read more Guitar Buyers Guide for Beginners By Eric Roberts
Who needs to change their strings. You know that you should change your strings every 4-8 weeks if you are playing a lot. Especially if you are performing. If you are just learning, you could do it every 3 months. Your strings will get dull sounding if you leave them on a long time. I … Read more Changing your Guitar Strings