Personal Narrative: My Guitar

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It 's a familiar story, kid wants to learn to play the guitar and parents say no they don 't have the money for lessons. At least that 's the way it was for me when I was growing up. Hi, my name is Ken. I am the youngest of four and when my oldest sister wanted to play the guitar my parents bought her an electric guitar and amp. Well that lasted about two weeks, at that time I was too young to know much about playing music much less playing the guitar. I do remember the noise though. That guitar amp had several synthesizing buttons and a cool lever on it that did some kind of reverberation thing with the sound. My parents ended up having to sell it for a loss. Next my other sister wanted to play in the school band and my parents bought her …show more content…
My dream of being another singing star was crushed unceremoniously. But I didn 't give up. I got a summer job and bought myself a classical guitar and a chord sheet and started to learn each chord one at a time. My fingers just didn 't want to go in those positions on the guitar frets like I wanted them to. I thought I would never get that chord change down. I also found that my rhythm wasn 't what it should be. But that didn 't stop me. I eventually learned to play a few songs that were popular at that time. A few friends thought that was cool which made me cool. But you know I never really mastered playing guitar the way I had envisioned it. Now I believe that if I had been given those guitar lessons I may very well have been a classical Guitar playing great. OK maybe just a very, very good Guitar player. I really only wanted to play the Guitar to impress my friends. If I would of had a good Guitar course when I bought my first Guitar I would have gone a whole different place with my playing. You know what? I don 't think I 'll leave this childhood dream left unfulfilled. I 'm going to go and string up my old classical and start strumming again. Just maybe now I 'll really play that old guitar like I always wanted to. Here 's to Dreams and Guitar …show more content…
There are various music scholarships that are available for students willing to make their career through this field of education. If you are a student and interested to get funding for your music education, you should go through the details of the scholarship and its requirements from the official website of the sponsor. The scholarships are precise and so the requirements must also be specific and this is the reason why it is important to find them out before you apply. Most of the scholarships to pursue music and guitar as your career will sponsor the funding for any college or university or even any private institute of guitar program. Some of the sponsors will send the scholarship money directly to the institute while some may give it to the student as well. Since there are many resources for funding, you can find and apply for as many as you qualify. Make sure you find the right way of applying for the scholarship program. There are some letter of recommendation and a letter outline that you have to submit along with applying for the scholarship. Once you have found the right guitar scholarship, you must find out the requirements. Usually you have to submit your two song demo CDs along with the letter of reference, application form filled out, your contact information and a brief description of the scholarship program that you will attend

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