Thinkering Studio Project Proposal


Title:
Guitar Proposal
Member(s):
Brennen
Challenge:
I want to learn how to play along with other instruments like in a band and how to keep up wth the tempo
Learning:
I want to learn how to play chords and notes along with other songs
Materials:
Guitar
Amp - Sometimes
Pick
Quiet space to play/record
Main Steps:
  • Make a list of possible songs
  • Go to tabs
  • Find tutorial videos
  • Find performance videos
  • Determine relative difficulty of songs from easy to hard
  • Grab a guitar
  • Spend 10 minutes practicing scales/warming up each day
  • Spend 5 minutes playing a previously learned song
  • Work on playing along with new song
  • Record progress (voice memos, music memos, garageband, ???) on songs weekly &
  • Post weekly progress recordings to a wiki page
  • Post "final" recordings to my wiki page
Time:
The rest of the year, because I have so many songs that I want to learn
Resources:
Difficulties:
It will be difficult to stay on task with everyone around me but I just need to block them out and do my work
Sharing:
Sharing/Teaching/Paying It Forward
  • Weekly progress recordings posted to ....
  • Final recordings posted to ...
  • I want to share it with the family at the cabin and then maybe friends
Evaluation:
I will know Im done when I can play the songs fluently