Articles for Guitar Teachers and Students, by Susan Palmer


What Should You Study to Become a Good Guitarist?

Learn about guitar effect pedals and find your sound!

Should you learn on an acoustic or an electric guitar?

Are Guitar Lessons Worth the Money?

How well do you know your guitar teacher?

Should you take private or group guitar lessons?

How to find a good guitar teacher?

Are webcam guitar lessons effective?

Understanding your guitar teacher’s policies

What to expect at your first guitar lesson

Easy Chord Songs for Beginning Guitarists

Guitars for people who don’t have giant hands

What’s holding you back from getting good at guitar?

How to create an effective practice plan

What should you charge for teaching guitar lessons?

It’s time to get serious about playing guitar

How to create effective music studio policies

How to improve rhythm accuracy and time on guitar

A few guitarists I have worked with at Seattle U.

Awesome small guitar gear

The best apps for guitar students

Songwriting starter kit

Curriculum for 5th & 6th grade guitar & ukulele

Advice to schools starting a music program

Some of my favorite gear