How to find a good intermediate teacher for metal

Discussion in 'Music Theory, Lessons & Techniques' started by metal4life71, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. metal4life71

    metal4life71 Active Member

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    So I've been playing rock and metal type electric guitar for a little over 2 years. I love it and took lessons off and on for a year and then learn songs and technique from books and online videos. I needed a break from lessons due to work schedule change and given that my last teacher only teaches during the week. I know my pentatonic, diatonic scales, power, open and barre chords as well as technique like palm muting and rhythm stuff. I have not learned arpeggios or sweep picking and other advanced stuff like ear training and advanced music theory. What advice would you offer on how to vet a good teacher for this stuff to help me reach an advanced level of playing? I practice daily 1-2 hours and love it.
     
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    budda Guiterrorizer Contributor

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    Start auditioning teachers in your area? If you expand to online lessons, still audition the teachers.

    I had a lesson with Emil Werstler and I found his teaching method to work very well. Just wish I practiced :lol:.

    The trick is you want someone who's teaching style fits with your learning style. It already sounds like you have the dedication to practice material given.
     
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    sirbuh SS.org Regular

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    echoing budda - take a bunch of lessons with different teachers.
    found 30mins works best for me to size up the teaching style.
    lots of names offer skype lessons these days.
     
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