We daily get emails at the office asking for recommendations on instrument teachers.
Now, as Musicademy started off as a live local music school and Andy had worked extensively as a peripatetic teacher in schools, we are pretty sympathetic with the perception that a real live tutor is the best and we do still provide a limited number of live lessons. But we’ve worked very hard over the years to provide a far more affordable alternative that even (we believe) has several advantages over face to face instruction. Of course you never normally get to take your music teacher home with you to help you practice or to again go over that passage you didn’t quite get right in the lesson. And of course as we specialise in worship-focussed instruction, that’s a clear advantage to musicians that want to play worship music in church. It can be hard to find a real live tutor, especially in a schools environment, that can teach worship music.
But we’d be interested in your views on the DVD/online lessons vs live learning debate and your experience of learning under Christian or mainstream teachers. To kick it off here is a conversation we’ve been having with Tim Jones: Read More