FAQ: At What Age Can Kids Begin Learning Guitar?

At what age should a kid begin learning guitar?

It’s an age-old question from parents who want to introduce their children to the beautiful world of 6-string guitars: what age can kids begin learning guitar? Or restated, is there such thing as being “too young” for learning guitar?

FAQ: What Should I Look for When Buying an Acoustic Guitar?

buying acoustic

And we’re back with another installment of the popular Guitar Adventures series, Questions Beginner Guitarists Ask! While last week I shared some interesting tips on how to buy an electric guitar, this week we’ll focus our attention on my personal favorite: the acoustic guitar.

What Should I Look For When Buying a Beginner Electric Guitar?

Shopping for the best beginner electric guitar

In continuing this series on Frequently Asked Questions for beginner guitarists, today we’re going to discuss a great question that I’ve heard from quite a few people who have been in the market for a new beginner electric guitar – either for themselves or for their friend/child/etc.

Does a Solid Top Make a Difference on Beginner Guitars?

Different type of solid wood for guitars

One of the most often-asked questions I hear from people looking to buy their first guitar is the confusion around solid-top guitars and laminate guitars. These questions include:

  • Is a solid-top guitar really that much better than laminate?
  • Is it worth the extra $$ to purchase a solid top?
  • Do I want solid back/sides too?