What You'll Find Here

Think of the Academy Tea Bar as just that - the place where you get hints and tips on all aspects of your guitar.

Here's where you'll find help on subjects like choosing a guitar or uke, changing strings, tuning and looking after your nails. 

And the best bit...it's FREE! 

 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    19th Century Guitar versus 21st Century Concert Guitar

    • 19th Century Guitar versus 21st Century Concert Guitar - Introduction

    • Opus 43 No 6 'The Return of the Hamster'

    • Study for the Right Hand in A minor

    • Arpeggio Study in C

    • Melodic Study in C

    • Two Part Study in D minor

    • Classical Study in C

    • Melodic Study in D

    • Study for the Left Hand in A

    • Melodic Study in D minor

    • Study in D minor

    • Arpeggio Study in E minor

    • Study in C

  • 2

    Tuning Your Guitar

    • Guitar Tuning Graphic

    • Guitar Tuning

  • 3

    Tuning Your Ukulele

    • Ukulele Tuning Graphic

    • Ukulele Tuning Video

  • 4

    Hand and Nail Care for Guitarists

    • Hand and Nail Care for Guitarists

  • 5

    The Slurred Uke

    • SlurredUkeStaff+Chords

    • The Slurred Uke Video

  • 6

    To Sit or Not to Sit

    • To Sit or Not to Sit Video

  • 7

    To Stand or Not to Stand

    • To Stand or Not to Stand video

  • 8

    Take Your Pick

    • Take Your Pick

  • 9

    My Lady Jane's Escape - Solo Piece

    • My Lady Jane - Video

    • My Lady Jane's Escape Lesson Video

  • 10

    Restringing Your Guitar (nylon strings)

    • Restringing Your Guitar Video

  • 11

    About the Tenor Guitar

    • About the Tenor Guitar - Video

  • 12

    Tuning the Tenor Guitar

    • Tenor Guitar Tuning Video

    • Tenor Guitar Tuning images

  • 13

    Little Study in G for Tenor Guitar

    • Little Study in G for Tenor Guitar

  • 14

    Sky Boat Medley for Tenor Guitar

    • Sky Boat Medley video

  • 15

    Ukulele Puzzles

    • Ukulele Puzzle No. 1 - The Challenge

    • Ukulele Puzzle No. 1 - The Solution

    • Ukulele Puzzle No. 2 - The Challenge

    • Ukulele Puzzle No. 2 - The Solution

  • 16

    Discussion

    • Discussion area

  • 17

    Tremolo Discovery

    • Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarraga

    • El Abejorro by Emilio Pujo

    • The First Flight of the Baby Seagull by Richard Durrant

    • Una limosna por el amor de Dios by Augustin Barrios

Join us for tea

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