Classical Music Recital Wrap Up

What a Great Recital! The Richards Guitar Studio Classical Music Recital was a great success today at the Swarthmore Friends Meetinghouse on the Swarthmore College Campus. We had the privilege of hearing piano, voice, classical guitar, and viola performances – music from Bach, Vivaldi, Aguado, Joplin, Domeniconi, Beauty and the Beast, and other beautiful pieces! … Continue reading “Classical Music Recital Wrap Up”


Rock Band Camp Now Open for Summer 2017!

Rock Band Camp Summer Enrollment You can now enroll for Summer 2017 Rock Band Camp! All of the information is on the Rock Band Summer Camp page.┬áServing Delaware County and the Tri-State area. Rock Band Summer Camp with Richards Guitar Studio and Richards Rock Academy is held at ValleyPoint Church in Glen Mills, PA. The … Continue reading “Rock Band Camp Now Open for Summer 2017!”


Drill #48 – Alternate Picking Exercise

CLICK HERE for Tabs Nate from Richards Guitar Studio and Richards Rock Academy shows you a great alternate picking exercise on guitar that helps increase speed, endurance, and synchronization between the picking and frethand fingers. When practicing an alternate picking exercise on guitar, you want to start slowly, playing evenly and controlled, and only begin … Continue reading “Drill #48 – Alternate Picking Exercise”


Drill #47 – CAGED Guitar Scale Pattern 1

CLICK HERE for Tabs Nate shows you the first of 5 scale patterns that are essential to you guitar development – the CAGED Guitar Scale Pattern 1. The CAGED System is an ordering of bar chords and scales that help you learn how to play chords and scales in any position on the fretboard that … Continue reading “Drill #47 – CAGED Guitar Scale Pattern 1”


Drill #46 – John Petrucci Warm Up Exercise

CLICK HERE for Tabs Nate shows you a variation on a great John Petrucci warm up exercise from the book Rock Discipline. This exercise focuses on string skipping, alternate picking, stretch, finger independence, and finger dexterity control. If you only have a few minutes to warm up before playing guitar, this is a great choice … Continue reading “Drill #46 – John Petrucci Warm Up Exercise”


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