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Student Profile: Jesse Peery

Student Profile: Jesse Peery

Jesse Peery has been building things his entire life, first while growing up on his family’s East Tennessee farm and later as a mechanical engineer. But there’s always more to learn about what makes things work, which is what led him to Guitar Craft Academy. "I enjoy...

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Practicing Tip from Ryan Madora: Self-Motivation

Practicing Tip from Ryan Madora: Self-Motivation

The most difficult part about practicing is physically sitting down to do it. We all have obligations, work, families, and social engagements that easily get in the way. Suddenly, another week goes by without any progress. I think it’s important to figure out how to...

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Student Spotlight: Brandt Jewell

Student Spotlight: Brandt Jewell

Brandt Jewell jokes that he's the black sheep of his family. Although his family members aren’t musical at all, he says he found himself drawn to guitar from an early age. After hearing an iPod commercial featuring the U2 song “Vertigo,” Brandt decided he wanted...

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Luthiery Student Profile: Minghao Zhu

If you're trying to learn guitar repair, lessons on the internet can only get you so far. For Minghao Zhu, 32, the desire to deepen his understanding of luthiery led him all the way from his hometown of Guangzhou, China, to Nashville to attend Guitar Craft Academy....

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Tech Tip from Marty Lanham: Stay Humidified

Tech Tip from Marty Lanham: Stay Humidified

(Marty Lanham is an instructor at Guitar Craft Academy Nashville.) As the summer ends and we prepare for cooler weather, it's important to pay attention to the effect that heat in our homes can have on acoustic instruments. Low humidity can cause instrument...

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Student Spotlight: Nicholas Worch

Student Spotlight: Nicholas Worch

After picking up the drums at age 9, Nicholas Worch quickly realized that drum kits aren’t the most portable instruments. Yet, when he switched to guitar a few years later, his drum style became an influence on his chugging, beat-driven guitar playing,...

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