Occupation: Freelance Guitar/Ukulele Teacher
No. of years of playing the guitar: 15 Years
No. of hours spent on the guitar per week: 10 Hrs a week Estimated
Guitar/ music qualifications: Self-taught
How did you get acquainted with guitar playing?
When I was 12, my elder sister decided to teach me some guitar chords.
Describe your first experience playing on a guitar.
It was a painful experience that I stopped playing completely after a few days. But I glad I picked it up again after a few weeks.
What is the best thing about being a guitarist?
The joy of writing songs with it.
Describe your most memorable guitar-related incident.
It was my first song writing competition when the guest singer wanted to use my guitar to perform. Apparently, she dropped my guitar and the tuning knob dropped off. In the end, I didn't get to perform with my guitar. I was so devastated.
How many guitars do you currently own?
Vintage Fender Dg20s Acoustic Guitar
First guitar: My first guitar followed me till now.
Favourite guitar brand/ model: Baby Taylor
Favourite guitarist: Cheer Chen (陈绮贞). Although she is more of a singer songwriter but I always go in awe whenever she performs with her guitar.
Tips for aspiring guitarists:
You want a bf/gf? Pick up guitar!
You want more friends? Pick up guitar!
Still no bf/gf and friends? Pick up guitar! Its the best companion ever.