Author Archives: JW

Sydney based professional freelance guitarist and guitar tutor. Owner of successful guitar tuition business, 'John Wilmshurst Guitar Tuition'.

Berowra Guitar Tuition – September Special Offer

Guitars (2 of 2)For September only, I am pleased to announce a special offer for all new students – the $30 trial lesson!… Read More...

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Teaching Your Child | Guitar Tuition for Kids

Guitars (2 of 2)Having been a guitar tutor for over 14 years I have taught many different people of all ages and abilities, … Read More...

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New guitar tuition studio in Berowra!

I am pleased to announce that in its 14th year, John Wilmshurst Guitar Tuition will be opening a new teaching … Read More...

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5 Tips to Becoming a Successful Guitar Tutor

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When I started teaching the guitar professionally way back in 2001, I quickly realised that to ensure I … Read More...

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Study Piece | Rumble – Link Wray

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Link Wray

Link Wray

This lesson we’re going to look at one of the earliest pieces of bona fide rock … Read More...

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The B7 Chord

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This lesson is about a very popular chord in guitar playing – the B7 chord.

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Tomorrow! B7 chord – including backing track

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Last week we saw a lesson on using the G major scale. Tomorrow we will learn how … Read More...

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Using the G Major Scale – Study Piece

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Last lesson we looked at the G Major Scale and how to play it, so in this lesson … Read More...

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The G Major Scale

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Time to get positive!!

So far we’ve mostly been working on minor scales, which are known for their … Read More...

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The B Minor Chord

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In this lesson we are going to learn how to play the chord B Minor.

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Guitar Technique 4 – Bends

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This lesson is going to be a little longer than usual, so now is the time to grab … Read More...

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Tomorrow! Technique part 4 – String Bends

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Last week we saw the 3rd in my techniques series – pull offs.  When you’ve finished with … Read More...

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Guitar Technique 3 – Pull Offs

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Earlier in the series we looked at a couple of useful guitar techniques for moving between notes, mainly … Read More...

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Study Piece | Power Chords (5 chords)

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Last time we looked at power chords and how to play them using a simple two fingered shape.  … Read More...

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Musical Alphabet | Chromatic Scale pt 2

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Last week we looked at the musical alphabet, otherwise known as the chromatic scale and how to count … Read More...

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