Tag Archives: Music theory

Musicianship or techniques, which one’s more important?

Which one is more important? Which one is more challenging?
Which one do you care more about?

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Study with me on Skype

I am now teaching students who are living in different parts of the world via Skype – in English, French, Farsi and Turkish languages, and it is working very well. Do you: – have limited access to good teachers where you live? – have a busy schedule or travel frequency? – want to ensure a […]

Study with me

Hello everyone, I have started teaching Guitar/Music courses in Istanbul city (private and group classes). I offer Guitar lessons in English, French and Farsi languages. I teach Classical, Flamenco and Acoustic Guitars, and I am open to all kind of musical styles. I have a Licentiate Diploma (BA) in Teaching Classical Guitar from the University […]

Zen Guitar by Philip Toshio Sudo

In this post I would like to introduce a book by Philip Toshio Sudo. This is a book based on zen philosophy, published in 1997. Even though, it is called Zen Guitar, all musicians and students (both amateurs and advanced) can find it beneficial. As in the introduction he writes: “Welcome to Zen Guitar Dojo. […]

Understanding Music

“Eyes are organs of temptation and the ears the organs of instruction”, said Aristotle. Music has made big changes throughout the history of this world or maybe big changes happened through music. Though, some may underestimate music and its power. Mankind used to listen to music, even before he learns to play it. The music […]

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The Art of Performance & beyond

It’s a long road toward an ideal performance. What makes a performance academically ideal could be defined and listed (in fact it is defined and listed). One may argue that it can be reached through analysis, practice, interpretation, etc., and of course it takes time. Therefore, it is not a mystery! But what makes a […]