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...

Playing Tip from Ryan Madora: Know Your Instrument

Ryan Madora is a bass performance instructor at Guitar Craft Academy Nashville.) Each instrument has character — the tonal possibilities, setup and overall feel of the instrument will inspire you to play a certain way. I enjoy knowing what each instrument in...

Playing Tip from Tim Venerosa: Focused Practice Makes Perfect

Tim Venerosa is a guitar performance instructor at Guitar Craft Academy. One of the biggest things I took away from being a student at MI, to becoming a full-time musician, to now being an instructor at the Nashville campus, is how important it is to set aside a...