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November Music Blog…

The Minor Scale In music theory, the term minor scale refers to three different scale formations.  The natural minor scale (or Aeolian mode), the harmonic minor scale, and the melodic minor scale.  I will be discussing the  natural minor scale in this blog. The natural minor scale is a diatonic scale that is built by […]

The Major Scale

The Major Scale The major scale (or Ionian scale) is probably the most commonly used musical scale. It is one of the diatonic scales. The major scale is made up of seven notes with the eighth duplicates the first at double its frequency. Which is referred to as being an octave higher from the starting note of […]

The Pentatonic Scale

A lot of may have heard of the pentatonic scale before, but what exactly makes up this scale?  A pentatonic scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave, in contrast to the more familiar heptatonic scale that has seven notes per octave (such as the major scale and minor scale). An example of […]

CSoM NEWSLETTER … August 2018

Welcome to the Colorado School of Music! Now in our twelfth year in Golden, we are committed to providing the best in private music lessons in Golden and the Denver area.  Closed on Labor Day – The school will be closed on Monday, September 3rd for the Labor Day Holiday. All Monday classes will resume […]

CSoM NEWSLETTER … Back to School 2018

Welcome to the Colorado School of Music! Proud to be in our twelfth year in Golden, we are committed to providing the best in private music lessons in Golden and the Denver area.  Back to School!    Summer may not be entirely gone, but the kids are already back in school! Although we’re located in […]

Guitar String Replacement

Is your guitar sitting in the corner and not getting played because of a broken string? Maybe you’ve got a replacement string, but aren’t sure how to change it out correctly? Let our Colorado School of Music guitar instructor, Dean Cutinelli, teach you how to properly replace that string and get you back to practicing, […]

On this date in Guitar History

Many things happened today, November 24th in musical and guitar history. 1964, The Who appeared at The Marquee Club London, England. 1966, The Beatles got together for the first time since their return from the summer tour of the United States, ready to record a new album. The first song selected for recording was John Lennon’s ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’, which would end up […]

Tune Your Guitar String By String With This Video

Are you a student and learning guitar now? Maybe you’re a seasoned player and just forgot your tuner at home and need to tune up before your gig. Whatever the circumstance, use this online Guitar Tuner video to help get you back to standard tuning ASAP.

Circle of Fifths for Guitar, Piano and most instruments

Here’s a demo and explanation of the ‘Circle of 5ths’ for both Guitar and Piano, but also applies to most any musical instrument:

Lakewood, Colorado Musical Instruction at Colorado School of Music in Golden, CO

Conveniently located in Golden, Colorado we offer private musical instruction for all abilities for students living in Lakewood, Colorado. We offer piano, drums & percussion, guitar, vocal and various other musical instrument lessons at our convenient location. Call us at 303.526.9865 today for your first introductory music lesson for just $10.