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Hello and welcome to the May edition of the Maryland Guitar Academy newsletter!

This month we’re embracing the fresh and renewing spirit of spring with new music, fun and games, and exciting milestones to share.

Want to learn how you can save $20 off your first month of guitar lessons? Send us an email with the subject line SAVE20 and we will be in touch with the details.

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Director’s Note

As we welcome the arrival of springtime in Maryland, we are filled with a sense of freshness and renewal. It’s a time to shed the winter layers, embrace the warmer weather, and appreciate the beauty of nature that surrounds us.

At Maryland Guitar Academy, we are excited to embrace this sense of renewal in our music and our lives. In February, my wife and I experienced the best of new beginnings with the birth of our daughter. Each day brings a new sense of joy and wonder to our family.

This spring we are reminded of the power of music to connect us to the world around us. Whether we’re strumming in the sunshine or practicing inside when it’s raining…we know that music has the ability to lift our spirits and bring us together.

This spring, I encourage you to embrace the sense of freshness and renewal that surrounds us. Take the time to appreciate the beauty of nature, the joys of family, and the power of music to connect us all.

Thank you for being part of the Maryland Guitar Academy community, and we look forward to making music with you this spring!


p.s. If you found this page because you were searching for “guitar lessons near me,” read on to find out more or check out our lessons page.

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Songs for Spring

If you’re looking for a new playlist this spring…check out these songs that will remind you of the freshness and renewal that comes with the season.

I Can See Clearly Now – Johnny Nash | Spotify

Mr. Blue Sky – ELO| Spotify

A Beautiful Morning – The Rascals| Spotify

Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles| Spotify

Want to learn these songs and more? Contact us about taking guitar lessons in Germantown, and we’ll develop a custom program to help you learn to play the songs you love.

Fun and Games


Ready, Set, Fret!

One of my favorite ways to practice an instrument is with games. Ready, Set, Fret is a fun way to learn to navigate the fretboard of the guitar. Many students have had a chance to play this game in the studio during their classes recently.

Have a friend or parent call out the following:

  • A string name (Low E, A, D, G, B, or High E)
  • A fret number from 0 to 12.

See how many notes you can find and play in 60 seconds.

Practicing by yourself? Play with dice! Roll 1 die to choose a string, then roll 2 dice to pick the fret number. For example:

A roll of 2 = B string, a roll of 6 + 3 = 9th fret. Together they are B string, 9th fret

Welcome and Milestones

Welcome to the students who have joined the studio in 2023. We’re glad you’re here!

  • Ashtyn
  • Hans
  • Serian
  • Bryce
  • Richard
  • Aylin
  • Charmaine
  • Noah
  • Camila

Congrats to these students on hitting the big milestone of 1 full year of lessons recently!

  • Robert
  • Joe
  • Oyuna

And thank you to all of our students for being a part of the Maryland Guitar Academy community!

Let us know what topics you’d like us to cover.

Just shoot us an email at info@marylandguitaracademy.com and let us know what you’d like to see in the future!