5 Common Myths About Reading Music Notation For Guitar

5 Common Myths About Reading Music Notation For Guitar And What To Do Instead

by Simon Candy


Reading Music Notation Guitar Article Pic In this video, you learn 5 common myths associated with reading music notation for guitar. The fact is, reading music is not the same for all instruments.

Do you need to be able to read music notation as a guitarist?

There is no definitive answer to this question.

However, there are some extremely important things you need to know in order to make sure you don’t waste thousands of hours investing your time into something you’ll end up rarely using.

There is potentially a great opportunity loss that occurs when people blindly think you must be able to read music, or that somehow this makes you a better guitar player.

In this lesson, you learn the following 5 myths about reading music notation for guitar:

1. Reading music will make you a better guitar player/musician
2. Reading music is something you will do often as a guitar player
3. Pro musicians know how to read music
4. Reading music is the same no matter what instrument you play
5. Learning to read music deepens your understanding of music theory and fretboard knowledge

It really comes down to your goals as a guitar player and musician as to whether you should learn to read music or not.

We will explore each myth outlined above in this video to see whether you should learn to read music.

Plus, you learn what IS important to be able to do as a guitar player no matter what your goals are.

Watch the video below to learn more:


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