How Many Guitar Types Do You Know?

If you are a guitarist, especially a teenager who is new to it, this article is for you. You can’t just buy any guitar and start to learn as it has various types, like bass, acoustic, and electric. Each type has its purpose, and you should know when and where to play a specific guitar, so let’s explore them.

Acoustic Guitar

This is a common type as most of you would know it, and we also call it a hollow guitar due to its hollow body. It is the construction that creates sound like it amplifies the sound of the strings. You would find them in wood with six strings, and they come up in different shapes and sizes.

Moreover, the acoustic guitar is either symmetrical that is well-shaped or cut-away, a part of which is cut to help us have a high fret. We also have heavy guitars like Jumbos and Dreadnoughts that produce loud sounds.

We also have Auditorium and Parlor guitars for quite tones which are well-balanced. All these guitars come up in three sizes, including half size, full, and three quarters. The prices also vary so you can buy according to your budget and needs. A teenager should buy a standard size guitar, and once perfect, can buy a large guitar. Your teacher can also guide you about the best guitar for beginners.…

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Why Is Violin Good For Teenagers?

Violin may surprise you because you can play it quickly once you learn how to play. People often think that the violin is for sad tunes, but this is not so. You can also perform light music with this instrument. Teenagers mostly prefer guitar, piano, organ, drum set, and consider violin boring. But it would help if you learned to play the violin at a young age because it can leave a positive impact on you. The instrument would give you the lifelong benefits that would appear later in your life.

Certain teenagers are at the edge of committing suicide because they messed up their lives, should learn a violin. In my opinion, a teenager would never even think of suicide if he or she knows to play some instrument, especially the violin. It has both physical, mental, and social benefits that would keep you healthy all the time.

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Why is Guitar My Weakness?

 When I was 14, my father gave me a guitar as I showed him my interest in guitar. Our school had music classes where I learned the basics of guitar. First, it was my hobby, but later, it became my passion. When I got the skill, I found more about this instrument. The guitar is not only something about strings, but it also teaches you a lot of things. Now, I am 18 and much more perfect in guitar, and all these years have taught me a lot. Like, I used to be an impatient person, but now, I have become very calm and patient.

Guitar Makes You A Better Person

I have learned persistence as I have to work on my notes by focusing on it. You can’t just do something and play the guitar as well. It would help if you had full concentration, and it teaches patience. These factors will help you a lot about life, especially in your career. Once you learn some instrument, you can learn anything as you become a healthy person. Emotionally, I have become a very strong human being just by playing the guitar and holding down a job as a kitchen hood cleaner.…

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Let’s Forget Worries and Relax By The Trees

Teenagers often lose their track due to home issues or if their parents neglect them. Sometimes the environment and circumstances bring stress and anxiety. Instead of getting negative, you can play music or can even listen to music. If you are fond of a guitar, you would know how it impacts our soul. You might be a teenager who yells at others for minor things. Don’t worry, and play the guitar as it will give you the following benefits.

It Reduces Stress

As we said above, the instrument can help you reduce the stress that occurs due to daily life issues. When you play guitar, it will attract all your attention, and you won’t even remember if there was any stress. You will feel a sense of peace and become so calm. It’s not only the rhythm but the focus and passion which make you free.

When I was younger, I would listen to Johnny Cash strum away on his guitar. One day he played at Folsom Prison for my uncle. Ever since then, I listen to Johnny Cash while I work my Folsom tree cutting job.

It Fulfills the Soul

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How Teenager Earns with Violin

Teenagers love music the most than any other person, and most of them also play some instruments. If you are a teenager and play a perfect violin, you can earn through it just like Garry, who is making a handsome amount of money. Garry takes violin classes in his garage, and his father has no issue with it. His father is a roofing contractor and often goes on long tours for building projects. Hence, the garage is mostly vacant. Garry has been playing violin from the age of 6, and he learned it from his grandfather.

You Can Teach Violin

A child learns faster than an adult. That’s why Garry has become perfect and plays the violin like a professional. Initially, he had only one student, but gradually, more youngsters joined his music classes. He has trained so many students until now. Most of his students are learning the violin as a hobby, but some want to be professional musicians. Garry starts with the basics, and after a month, he proceeds with further lessons. He has various types of violin in his collection, of which most are of wood. Garry takes care of the instruments like his pets and cleans them daily with a soft cloth. Never will you see the dust on his violins

Garry’s Music Shows

Garry also conducts music shows, and that is his other source of income. Besides, he creates music for private videos and YouTube channels. He has grown a lot in his career as a violinist and never minds earning in various ways.…

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What I Learned About Guitar from Jim

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Before I met Jim, I only knew the hollow guitar, but Jim told me about other types as well. Jim is my school mate and now my best friend who I met two years back. Jim’s father is a concrete contractor and doesn’t hinder his passion. It is what he knows about an electric acoustic guitar and other variations 

Guitar Lessons from Jim

Electric Acoustic

This type of guitar is a combination of acoustic and electric as it has a built-in microphone, and you can connect it with an amplifier to increase the sound level. This type is right for those who want to perform in a live show because you don’t need mics separately. 

Semi-Acoustic

Then there is a semi-acoustic guitar that has a hollow body but is an electric guitar. It is also a combination of both acoustic and electric guitars. However, this is thinner compared to acoustic guitars, besides it doesn’t produce a loud sound like hollow.

This type of guitar is perfect for those who want a variety like, who want an acoustic sound along with an amplifier as required. But, if you like hollow, then semi-acoustic will not please you. Moreover, such guitars are expensive.

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How A Tree Contractor’s Son Became A Violinist

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Robert is one of the best violinists in the town and a brilliant teen. Robert is my cousin, and we spent our childhood together. I was fond of the piano and used to take classes, but Robert loved the violin. Uncle Sam, Robert’s father, is a tree service contractor and always busy with nature, and he highly supports his son. Sam believes that if you study regularly, get good marks; you can carry on with any hobby in your spare time.

Playing Violin Turned to Passion

But, Robert’s hobby has become his intense passion, and I know how he spent his days and nights in the forest with his father. When he was a kid, Uncle Sam used to take him along, and while he was busy with workers in trimming trees, Robert used to play the violin. He loves nature and peaceful places, especially around the lake. Violin needs focus and a calm mind to play, especially if you want to create something. He is not only the best violinist but also a musician and a poet.

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