KinderGuitar’s 40th Student Concert

My KinderGuitar just held its 2019 winter concert. The concert happens to be the 40th student concert I’ve held for my¬†young students. I’m so honored to work with so many wonderful students. Thanks to all the performers, parents, and fans for 20 years!

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Guitar Foundation of America and KinderGuitar

Leo Garcia, founder of KinderGuitar, LLC., will be giving a lecture “KinderGuitar – A Model for Building a Musical Community” at the 2015 Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition in Oklahoma City this summer. If you have an interest in educating the future generation of guitarists, we hope to see you there!

KinderGuitar Winter Concerts

Every winter and spring, my students celebrate their musical achievements in front of an audience. It takes courage, hard work, focus, practice, and it is impressive to see the results. A week ago I was reminded once again how lucky I am to be part of such a wonderful community of parents and children […]

Playing Simple Melodies Well


Connecting notes successfully in a melody means the difference between sounding like a typewriter and sounding like a singer with a beautiful voice. I often use the phrase “passing off the pinch” to help describe the principle of correct left hand movement that occurs between notes of a melody. The basic principle is simply […]