"Creating your own arrangements is an incredibly powerful way to expand your skills and increase your understanding of your own playing," said Martin Taylor, world-renowned guitarist and founder of the Martin Taylor Fingerstyle Guitar School.
Napa, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2012
ArtistWorks, the first collaborative online global learning community comprised of world-renowned teaching artists and ambitious amateurs, announced the availability of new Guided Arrangements in its Martin Taylor Fingerstyle Guitar School.
Multi-award winning guitarist Martin Taylor developed these Guided Arrangements in response to his students' desire to take their fingerstyle guitar skills to the next level. Taylor provides video guidance detailing arrangement techniques and students then use these techniques to create their own personalized variations of the tunes.
Using ArtistWorks’ patent-pending Video Exchange™ Accelerated Learning Platform, students can submit videos of their playing for Taylor to provide video feedback, helping them improve and enhance their arrangements. The result is a two-way learning environment that removes the barriers of time and location allowing for personalized, interactive learning.
Because Video Exchanges can be viewed by all students, they become an ever growing, ever evolving addition to the curriculum.
Taylor's new Guided Arrangements enhance his already exhaustive library of lessons designed for beginning to advanced fingerstyle guitar players.
"Creating your own arrangements is an incredibly powerful way to expand your skills and increase your understanding of your own playing," said Martin Taylor, world-renowned guitarist and founder of the Martin Taylor Fingerstyle Guitar School. "Having literally watched countless students achieve dramatic improvement online, it is gratifying to be able to evolve the lessons to help them to take this next step."
"Martin's brilliant Guided Arrangements showcase the power of Video Exchange Learning," said David Butler, CEO of ArtistWorks, Inc. "Breakthroughs like this show that there is almost no end to the depth of the lesson list, and each video interaction becomes a valuable lesson for the student seeking guidance as well as all other students.”
Martin Taylor's impressive career spans forty years and includes a Grammy nomination, an M.B.E from the Her Majesty the Queen for "Services to Jazz," as well as collaborations with Jeff Beck, Stephane Grappelli, David Grisman, Tommy Emmanuel and Chet Atkins.
The Martin Taylor Fingerstyle Guitar School recently joined ArtistWorks' newly launched Guitar Campus, featuring Taylor, acclaimed rock guitarist Paul Gilbert, jazz phenom Andreas Oberg, flat pick master Bryan Sutton, Dobro whiz Andy Hall and the newly launched Jason Vieaux School of Classical Guitar.
Subscriptions are reasonably priced at $90.00 for 3 months, $150.00 for 6 months and $240.00 for a 12-month subscription.
About ArtistWorks, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by former AOL executive David Butler, ArtistWorks, Inc. is a Napa California-based technology and music education company that provides a global online learning community of world renowned artists and enthusiastic amateurs dedicated to unleashing the music that lies within all of us. Its Video Exchange Accelerated Learning Platform enables virtuoso musicians to "teach the world" by presenting their full method, technique or lesson list in HD video to subscribing students. Utilizing simple web cams, iPhones, iPads and more, students are able to submit videos for individualized video feedback and guidance - creating a two-way, online learning experience.
ArtistWorks currently offers online music schools from such world-class, virtuoso artists as: Paul Gilbert (rock guitar lessons), Andreas Oberg (jazz guitar lessons), Martin Taylor (fingerstyle guitar lessons), Jason Vieaux (classical guitar lessons), Howard Levy (harmonica lessons), DJ Qbert (DJ lessons), Christie Peery (piano lessons), Thomas Lang (rock drum lessons), Billy Cobham (jazz and fusion drum lessons), Luis Conte (percussion lessons), as well as the ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass with Tony Trischka (banjo lessons), Missy Raines (double bass lessons), guitar player Bryan Sutton (flatpick guitar lessons), Andy Hall (dobro lessons), Mike Marshall (mandolin lessons), and Darol Anger (fiddle lessons).