Hello from Richmond Hill Ontario, Canada

Jamie Esliger

Hello from Richmond Hill Ontario, Canada

Post by Jamie Esliger » Sat Dec 12, 2015 4:06 am

Hi everyone. 45 year old happily married, hockey coaching father of 2 teenage boys here.

Been playing guitar since University days, but only really seriously for the last 10 years or so.. with some breaks in there to focus on drums and also bass. I gigged as a singer/guitar player in cover bands for a few years, and did some work in a hard rock trio (originals) too. It's been fun but my interests over the last year have taken a turn back towards acoustic fingerstyle. (This has been also helped by a need to get away from "loud" due to some ear issues.) Most recently I have become interested in classical again. (I took some classical lessons a few (7?) years ago, for about 6 months, but then my teacher moved too far away and I never found another one.. so I went back to electric/gigging for a while.)

I like all genres of music, but my favourites are progressive metal, thrash metal (old metallica) and acoustic fingerstyle and classical music.

I'm looking forward to participating in and contributing to this forum. I'm essentially starting from scratch as far as classical guitar goes. From my drumming experience (I had a good teacher to start out) I can read tempo/time, but I'm not much of a reader other than that.

See y'all around!
:casque:

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Re: Hello from Richmond Hill Ontario, Canada

Post by oski79 » Sat Dec 12, 2015 4:25 am

Welcome to Delcamp, James!

If you haven't already, please take a moment to read this page for a good rundown on how the forum works, rules, history, etc. You have found a great source of classical guitar knowledge, as we have a wide assortment of members, from beginners to performing artists, with a number of fine teachers, historians, and luthiers too. So feel free to ask any questions you might have, but consider using the search function first, as many topics have already been discussed at length.

If you participate in other online forums, you might notice that things can get pretty heated at times. Delcamp takes great strides to avoid that. Here is what Mssr. Delcamp himself has to offer on that.

It is important to note that there is a requirement to post an average of once a month. Members not meeting this standard may have their memberships terminated.

Adding your location to your profile is a nice touch. Many of us have made new friends from doing just that.

Again, welcome to the forum!

Regards,

oski79
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Jamie Esliger

Re: Hello from Richmond Hill Ontario, Canada

Post by Jamie Esliger » Sat Dec 12, 2015 1:35 pm

Thanks for the welcome oski. See you around!

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Re: Hello from Richmond Hill Ontario, Canada

Post by Jamie Esliger » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:46 am

My account expired! Can I get it reactivated?

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Re: Hello from Richmond Hill Ontario, Canada

Post by GeoffB » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:36 pm

Hi Jamie,

Welcome back! As I said in my reply to your other post, I'm afraid your old account can't be reactivated, but at least by linking your new account to your old introduction thread you don't need to repost the introduction.

Please have another look at this page, as recommended by Oski above, for a reminder on using the forum, including links to the rules and helpfiles. You now have access to all members' scores and recordings plus the first 3 levels of the Delcamp score collections. After you have posted 20 messages, you can apply for the 020 group, which will give you access to the remaining levels. Just ask if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you around!

Best wishes,
Geoff
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