Guitar Lovers Go On A Cool, Fun, Musical Journey
October 08, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education NewsGuitarGames.net, created by guitarist William Wilson, is a free web site created to insure a fun, successful experience for people wanting to learn to play the guitar and read music. Games range from walking guitars that teach guitar chords to a note eating fish that teaches music notation to serious studies of the guitar fretboard and ear training.
Learning the fundamentals is the greatest challenge of playing guitar. “How do you make the fundamentals of learning guitar fun?” asks guitar instructor Peter Pupping owner of GuitarSounds Studios in Encinitas, CA. “As GuitarGames.net first appears, because of the cartoon format, one may say ‘looks fun for kids.’ The truth is all of us have kid in us. So don't let the light-hearted humor and colorful animation fool you. Behind this light heartedness is an amazing collection of very effective teaching tools.”
The concept of games that teach guitar was originally developed by Wilson in his teens to teach himself the instrument. Their success in his own playing was the inspiration to share them with his students and now all guitar players.
"Nice games, thanks for sharing with our members! I think guitarists of all ages who are game freaks will really enjoy these; and certainly kids. Could be good motivation for learning the staff and the fretboard more quickly. The more tools like this that a teacher can have to inspire a student, the better! Good work." Martha Masters, Executive VP and Gen. Mgr., Guitar Foundation of America
"The essence of education is repetition. The games I have created on GuitarGames.net make the repetition fun. Playing the games will not only teach guitar lovers how to play the guitar, but to read music. Already play? GuitarGames.net will up your game," said Wilson.
William Wilson, born and raised in San Diego, CA and was schooled in the Romero Technique. His lifelong study of the classical guitar has allowed him to guide his students to develop solid technique, sight reading, and musicianship skills.