Introduction, novice in classical guitar


Introduction, novice in classical guitar

Post by Jessica » Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:47 pm

Hi, my name is Jessica Keane. I am a complete beginner and mature student (48 years) and hope this forum might help me on my journey. I used to play the violine when I was a teenager, but have only recently started classical guitar and so far loving it, but realise that I have to learn lot of theory as well as technique. Having my first lesson with a teacher tomorrow after dabbling myself for 3 weeks.
Most people here seem to have played for decades, so I hope it is ok for a novice like me to join.

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Re: Introduction, novice in classical guitar

Post by Erik Zurcher » Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:49 pm

Hello Jessica and welcome to Delcamp forum! Enjoy yourself and see you around!

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Re: Introduction, novice in classical guitar

Post by Laudiesdad69 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:45 pm

Jessica, I am the same age and started CG two years or so ago. It’s never too late to start. There are novices hanging around this website, even some in their eighties. So you are in good company.


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Re: Introduction, novice in classical guitar

Post by CathyCate » Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:17 am

For this Forum, to some of us you are definitely the "new kid" in the block. I am almost 70.
When it comes to classical guitar mileage, I have been at this for years and frequently feel like a beginner. You'll discover that to be a good thing. With something new to learn each day, playing guitar never gets old. You're right on time. All the best!

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Re: Introduction, novice in classical guitar

Post by spottie » Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:12 am

Hi, I'm also a complete beginner and in my 40s. I started learning online two weeks ago. Hope you have fun throughout this journey.
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Re: Introduction, novice in classical guitar

Post by burtong » Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:16 am

Welcome. I started CG at about the same vintage and I love it. Never had the interest to learn fingerings to play piano, but love taking the time with CG. Enjoy the music.

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Re: Introduction, novice in classical guitar

Post by portalesman » Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:56 am

Hope you find daily enjoyment in your new pursuit.
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Re: Introduction, novice in classical guitar

Post by martin_z » Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:27 pm

Hi there and welcome. Just to reassure you that you're certainly not the oldest complete beginner. I took up jazz guitar when I retired from work, and a year later took up classical - I've been playing for nine months. I'm 62, and I bet I'm not the oldest beginner on this forum.

Hope your first lesson went well !

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