Category: Music

Every Guitarist Must Have A GOOD Guitar Shop.

If you are a keen amateur guitarist, a pro or semi pro, there is a need for a good music and guitar shop. This could be for buying a new guitar or the guitar has to be serviced. There may have to be a whole new set of strings that are appropriate for the guitar, if there are recurrent tuning problems. In the case of electric guitars, there could be problems with leads and pick ups. There might be the importance to change an amp. Additional electronic and electrical equipment are also increasingly being used with modern electric guitars. There could be the need for new sheet music or advice on music lessons. Therefore, guitar shops Sydney has today have a range of products and services that can be of help to guitarists.

Guitars on Offer…

Electric Guitars

There is a very wide variety of different guitars on offer but looking at a few key brands at the guitar shops Sydney has today, let’s start first with a very iconic guitar, the Fender Stratocaster. Many of the great electric guitarists have used these, like Jimi Hendrix.

Fender Stratocaster Standard HSS Shawbucker with case.

The key item on the Fender “Strat” is the famous humbucking pick up. This gives the fender its special tone played through the correct amp. HSS stands for hyper sonic sound system. That is where the sound output is very focused.

In this version that’s offered by the guitar shops Sydney has today, it had the help of the famous Fender “Strat” specialist Tim Shaw. He has added improvements to the pick ups, adding even more quality and force to the overall sound.

Fender American Standard Precision Bass with Case

Keeping with Fender theme, the other key electric guitar is the Fender bass. Therefore, guitar shops in Sydney do have this guitar on offer. This is the main stay in rock, funk, soul and jazz. Both Stanley Clark and Marcus Miller have extensively used the Fender Bass. Like the Fender Stratocaster, this has proved the test of time.

This comes in a number of different styles. There is a choice of either a maple or rosewood finger board. It comes in three colours, red, blue or black.

Acoustic Guitars

There are a whole range of kinds and styles of acoustic guitars. This depends upon the style of music that is played and the level of the player. It could cover classical, Spanish, folk, and semi acoustic guitars. Smaller bodied guitars may be needed for beginners and children.

There are many makes available. Gretsch is recognized as an established guitar brand. This is available from the Sydney guitar shops.

Gretsch G3500 Folk Size Acoustic Guitar.

This model retains the same style as the original larger version. This has a spruce top and a mahogany back, sides and neck. It can produce the same rich tone as the older models.

Yamaha C40 Classical Guitar.

The classical guitar is a good starting point for beginners. Also, Yamaha established themselves as key musical instrument and equipment makers. This particular guitar has a good tone and is not that expensive.

Once someone starts playing the guitar or any musical instrument, then these have to be maintained, possibly repaired and upgraded regularly. There has to be the need for a good music shop.

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Outreach Activities

Concert and recital performances for students and adults in outlying communities such as Eureka, Somers, Fortine, Libby, Plains, Polson, St. Ignatius, and Trego. Includes musical visits to public venues and area nursing homes.

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Adult Education

Concert Talks: Pre-Concert Lectures

Presented before select Masterworks Series concerts and open to any concert-goer, the Music Director, Chorale Conductor and guest artists share their musical expertise and insights. Pre-Concert Lectures usually occur at October, November, February, and May concerts and will be held in a room near the performance venue. Check with the GSC office to find out more details.

Musician Education Program

Enables GSC orchestra members to take private lessons or attend music symposia.

Master Classes

Opportunities for musicians to work directly with guest artists and orchestra members.

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