Student Spotlight: December 2020 – Ryan

Ryan is a true rock & roller! He has a passion for music that is centered around the guitar and loves all things rock. Ryan has gone from being a music appreciator to a true musician himself in a very short time. He continues to impress with his work ethic and ability. We interviewed Ryan recently to learn a little more about him. Check it out below!

Student Interview

How long have you been playing guitar?

    • Almost two years.

What’s the first song you learned on your guitar?

    • Hot-Cross Buns
    • Smoke on the Water
    • Wild thing

What are the most recent songs you’ve learned?

    • Panama
    • Black Hole Sun

What’s your favorite song to play?

    • Know Your Enemy (Rage Against the Machine)
    • Black Hole Sun (Soundgarden)

Top 3 guitar players:

    • Tom Morello
    • Jimi Hendrix
    • The Dooo

Do you play any other instruments?

    • A little piano.

What song do you want to learn?

    • All Along the Watch Tower

What inspired you to play guitar?

    • I didn’t connect with music until I discovered rock (favorite genre).

How many guitars do you have?

    • 9

How often do you practice?

    • 5 hours daily, grab the guitar throughout the day.

Do you play in a band?

    • I wish!

One piece of advice for a guitar player? 

    • Don’t procrastinate alternate picking!
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