Making prodigies

Baby Steps Lead to Guitar Mastery, The Durango Herald

A 3-year-old could say that you don’t play a guitar with your feet and that the strings stretch across the frets and not the floor. And yet early Saturday morning, a group of preschoolers, some still mastering how to walk, step on E, A and G strings in time with Ruth Cutcher’s guitar. The preschoolers are stepping on strands of rope spread across the floor, representing guitar strings, as they learn the notes. With each strum, Cutcher softly guides the kids and their parents to the right “string.” For most of the children, this weekend workshop at the Guitar Dojo is their first introduction to learning how to play guitar. Read more…

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