I never thought I would be playing guitar and serving in worship ministry in my church. I have no music background at all. Thank you Believer Music in teaching me in the most simplest way but yet able to do songs ourselves and serve the Lord. Special thanks to my coach who showed patience during the lesson. Kudos to the most polite admin team too for handling our registrations! If you are looking to serve in your church worship ministry, try it now at Believer Music!
Praise the Lord for Believer Music’s Guitar Program! I have been wanting to learn how to play the acoustic guitar for my small group in church, and Believer Music has the exact program that I am looking for. It took me about a year to go from knowing nothing to being able to play in the commonly played keys. Strongly recommended for anyone who is just starting out with the acoustic guitar.
Pang Chen Hui
I started learning guitar for 1 year now as I was interested to learn a 2nd instrument (in addition to my keyboard lessons) to serve in ministry. It took me some time to get used to playing on guitar as my fingers hurt, but as I could strum or finger pluck songs that I enjoy, it piqued my interest to learn and practice more.
I have to thank BM guitar teachers who are great and dedicated coaches and ever so patient with students (like me) who take longer to learn. It is not difficult to pick up guitar - just try to practice (if possible) 30 mins 3 times a week after your lessons. Explore the strumming methods after classes and ask for feedback on your strumming. They are very good at pin-pointing mistakes/bad habits that one is not aware of.
Chew Li Ping
I tried picking up the guitar on my own and volunteered to play for cell group. But I found that my skills were not good enough to help my fellow cell group mates immerse in worship. So I decided to get a pick in hope that I might be able to play better with it...and voila! From finding a place nearby to buy a pick, I ended up taking a trial lesson and now I’m attending guitar lessons at Believer Music!
I love the way Believer Music structures the lessons in a systematic way that is easy to digest. I’m happy that I get to learn a new song every week! And it’s not just about music, the devotions are great too.
Learning in groups also keeps me and my fellow group mates motivated! And I always look forward to my lessons - lessons are fun and my coach goes beyond the textbook to teach us just about anything under the sun! With his encouragement and advice I am now more confident when I play the guitar and hope to get even better by continuing to more advanced courses with Believer Music! Thank you, Believer Music!
Tan Hui Ling
Thank God that I had a wonderful learning experience here. I found it so amazing that the lesson materials are designed in a way that the skills are built up step by step. Naturally, my skills are slowly grounded by well-scaffolded lessons and tactful teachers, in less than half a year. I felt blessed to have very passionate teachers to guide us and very joyful classmates to learn and grow together! Thank God that I made the decision to embark on this amazing music journey with all of you!
I've always had the dream of learning to play the guitar. I signed up with Believer Music where I learned to play Christian worship songs on the guitar. This is indeed a fun & enjoyable place to learn music. Course materials provided are well-structured and studios are well-equipped. Coach is encouraging, classes are enjoyable and classmates are awesome. Aside from mastering the fundamentals of guitar, I learnt a lot from the Biblical teaching at the start of every lesson. It is not easy to learn a musical instrument but I am motivated to press on because I am at the best music school. When I enrolled, I’m so excited because I want to learn and play guitar, but it is not easy for me. My encouraging coaches, they are very nice and patient. Thank you so much, Believer Music! ❤❤❤❤
I signed up for beginner guitar classes with Believer Music and I've enjoyed every lesson! The class size is small and each student will get adequate coaching from the coach.
Lee Hui Xian Danielle
Nice and comfortable place. The staff are helpful and polite. Though I am slow at learning, the coach was very patient to guide me through.
My learning journey began in Mar 2019, when I finally took the plunge to learn guitar.
I liked the way the course is structured and taught. I also enjoyed how the passionate coach is and how he taught the class. The instruction programs are well-designed, enabling me, a total beginner, to easily and quickly learn to play a few tunes. It is so smart to start teaching by requiring the learners to only have to move on one finger on the left hand to form the chords while he trains to strum with his right handle.
Now, in Nov 2019, attending Advance Worship Dynamics II, I am still enjoying learning new knowledge and skills. I am thoroughly pleased how far on this journey Believer's Music has brought me.
Kuai Ser Leng
I have been trying to learn the guitar for many years without success. But since joining Believer Music, the structured modules has made it easy to pick up. What I enjoy most about the lessons are the grounded Christian teachings and not just the practical side of playing. It almost feels like a cell group coming together to learn about God and play the guitar.
Ken Wong Ching Leng
Who should sign up for this module? Am I eligible for signup?
You are eligible for this module if you have:
i) No knowledge of playing the guitar OR
ii) Wish to relearn the fundamentals of playing guitar especially strumming feel or rhythm. This will help you to develop your playing further.
*Should you have prior playing experience, use the Online Course Allocator to identify the module most suitable for you.
Is there an age limit?
We accept registrations from ages 8 to 16. We will channel students to classes of compatible age groups whenever possible.
Is there a difference between this accelerated Beginner and the usual Beginner module?
The lesson outline is similar. However, it differs in the following:
i) Held on weekday afternoons only
ii) Compacted Course Syllabus in 3 weeks
iii) Class Dynamics - Younger age group
But I know nothing about music!
This step-by-step course is designed for total beginners who have absolutely no prior knowledge in music or the guitar. Individuals who attended other beginner courses but are still unable to play confidently and effectively are advised to join this Beginner Module. What you are going to learn here is going to be fun, powerful and practical for your personal worship. Adopt a heart of worship right from the start.
What do I learn in 3 weeks?
Conducted in small groups (i.e. 6-8 persons), the 1.5 hr per week sessions include: INTRODUCTION to the guitar and its role RHYTHM Orientation - Strumming and Style HARMONY Orientation - Chord & Progressions SONG Application and Techniques BUILT-IN Weapons - Enhanced Techniques INTERACTIVE Music Exercises (Ensemble style) WEEKLY E-Newsletters. You will learn more than strumming rhythm and chords. You will learn to take steps to worship God effectively on the guitar.
I received classical guitar lessons previously. Is it still applicable in this course?
It is applicable because you have learnt to listen to yourself as you play and follow general timing. Here, you will learn how to strum effectively in a variety of styles. You will be able to decide the most appropriate rhythm to use as well as play the song in more than one fashion. The course is fairly demanding and requires concentration and time-allocated practice on your own. Nevertheless, what you are going to learn here is going to be fun and practical.
Do I have to bring my guitar around? Is it convenient?
All studios are fully equipped with practice guitars. Our Training Centres are conveniently located at International Plaza - Flagship (beside Tanjong Pagar MRT station), One Commonwealth (beside Commonwealth MRT station), and Tampines Plaza (beside Tampines MRT station).
Is it FUN?
You'll get to meet people who share the same passion. Learning to play a musical instrument is highly rewarding because it leads to growth in a music-spiritual dimension. Learning to play the guitar is more than fun. It's life changing. We all know of people around us whom we think have successfully learnt to play the guitar reasonably well. With practice, this skill will stay and enrich not only your lives but also the lives of people and family around you (and generations to come). For many of us who are just starting to pick up this unique skill, believe that the journey is well worth it.
Folk and Classical Guitar...What's the difference?
A folk guitar uses steel strings while a classical guitar uses nylon strings. The Folk guitar's neck is narrower which makes playing easier, and no, it doesn't hurt as much as you tell yourself! With proper stringing gauge, beginners will feel only a pinch. The folk guitar is made especially for strumming and you'll hear more varied tones as compared to a bass-mid sounding classical guitar .The feel achieved during strumming is probably more rewarding compared to a classical guitar.
I am a Music/Church pastor; I'd like to include a subsidy for my members.
We make it possible for you to track whoever signs up for the course and even include a subsidy appropriation. Are you interested in equipping and mobilizing the cells under your care in regards to worship? Please contact us for an appointment. We'd like to share with you how this guitar program can mobilize your cell ministry members and raise the level of worship involvement.