My good friend, Simon Edgell, owner of Guitar Players Edge Academy, has decades of experience in music and understands the importance of having good musical instruments and equipment to work with. He joins us in this episode to tell us his interesting musical background, his advice for teachers and students, as well as share his recommendations on must-have things in your studio for teachers and students. More importantly, he willingly shares his knowledge on how building great relationships with local music stores can help you, your students, and your studio.
- How the 12-week TopMusicGuitar Course helped Simo and his studio.
- Simon gives us an overview of his guitar background.
- The importance of having good musical instruments and equipment to work with.
- Educating parents about investing in their child’s instruments.
- Does buying a new guitar make you a better player?
- The differences between electric and acoustic guitars.
- Recommendations for must-have things in your studio for teachers and students.
- How music teachers can build relationships with local music stores.
- Simon’s advice for the listeners.
Guitar Teaching Resources Mentioned
Simon Edgell is the owner of Guitar Players Edge Academy located in Melbourne’s western suburbs. Before starting his academy, he spent almost as much time working in music retail stores as he has playing guitar. From these decades of experience, Simon has seen from both sides of the fence how important your local music store can be in your students’ lives and ultimately your business lives, too. Since trading in his lanyard for his classrooms, he can now attest to how important it can be to have the local retail music shop on your side to create an ecosystem of community helping each other to be stronger.
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