100 episodes

Each week Marlene will share her guitar playing tips, tricks and hints to help you continue on your guitar playing journey. She is the creator and host of the popular Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! program, as seen by millions on PBS, and has been featured on NPR, NBC, CBS, numerous magazines, newspapers and more!

Tips For Guitar Playing Success tipsforguitarplayingsuccess Marlene Hutchinson

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Each week Marlene will share her guitar playing tips, tricks and hints to help you continue on your guitar playing journey. She is the creator and host of the popular Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! program, as seen by millions on PBS, and has been featured on NPR, NBC, CBS, numerous magazines, newspapers and more!

    Got Fingertip Soreness? Here’s Tips to Minimize the Pain

    Got Fingertip Soreness? Here’s Tips to Minimize the Pain

    Do your fingertips feel sore during or after a playing session? If you answered yes, then you're normal. Good news though, there are strategies that can help minimize the soreness. 

    In this episode Marlene will share simple, tired-and-true tips and ideas to help you alleviate the tenderness in your fingertips.

    Original air date 4/9/20

    Guitar Courses/Learning Resources
    Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! 
    Lesson of the Month Club
    Coaching Sessions

    Support this podcast show Become a Patron


    Marlene's website www.marlenesmusic.com



    Available on...
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    Credits:
    Creator, Host, Producer: Marlene Hutchinson
    This podcast was made possible in part by I Create Sound
    For help getting your best sound, go to www.icreatesound.com

    • 6 min
    Guitar Songs for May 5th - Feliz Cinco De Mayo!

    Guitar Songs for May 5th - Feliz Cinco De Mayo!

    The 5th of May, Cinco de Mayo, is a celebration of Hispanic culture. Playing Spanish themed songs on your guitar (la guitarra) is an instrumental way to celebrate!

    In this episode Marlene presents 2 popular, and easy to play, Spanish language songs, histories and translations included. 
    Original air date 4/29/2021


    For the song links go to: Thursday Tips blog

    Guitar Courses/Learning Resources
    Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! 
    Lesson of the Month Club
    Coaching Sessions

    Support this podcast show Become a Patron


    Marlene's website www.marlenesmusic.com



    Available on...
    #ApplePodcasts #Spotify #iTunes #GooglePodcast #AmazonMusicPodcast #iHeartRadio #Pandora #Stitcher #Castbox #PlayerFm #FeedSpot and more!
    @applepodcasts @applemusic @spotify @spotifypodcasts @podbean @amazonmusicpodcast 

    Credits:
    Creator, Host, Producer: Marlene Hutchinson
    This podcast was made possible in part by I Create Sound
    For help getting your best sound, go to www.icreatesound.com

    • 5 min
    Spring Your Strings - Acoustic Guitar String Changing 101!

    Spring Your Strings - Acoustic Guitar String Changing 101!

    Seasons are a good reminder to change out your acoustic guitar strings (clean/polish your guitar too). If you're changing your strings now, during April or May (spring), you might like to think of it as a time to 'spring your strings' - out with the old strings, in with the new!

    In this episode Marlene takes you through the how-to's of string changing, step-by-step, so you can change your own strings.

    Original air date 5/21/2020

    Do you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar?
    Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course

    Already play guitar? Keep learning new skills each month with the
    Lesson of the Month Club

    Support this podcast show


    For virtual learning and more go to www.marlenesmusic.com



    Available on...
    #ApplePodcasts #Spotify #iTunes #GooglePodcast #AmazonMusicPodcast #iHeartRadio #Pandora #Stitcher #Castbox #PlayerFm #FeedSpot and more!
    @applepodcasts @applemusic @spotify @spotifypodcasts @podbean @amazonmusicpodcast 

    This podcast was made possible in part by I Create Sound
    For help getting your best sound, go to www.icreatesound.com

     

    • 8 min
    Guitar Friends Interview - Steven Leavitt, The Language of Creativity

    Guitar Friends Interview - Steven Leavitt, The Language of Creativity

    In honor of this show's recent 2nd Anniversary, we thought it would be fun to share Marlene being interviewed for The Language of Creativity podcast show. During the interview she talks about new beginnings including her own musical beginnings, her experiences learning to play guitar, her journey into teaching guitar and taking her podcast show idea and making it happen.

    About Steven Leavitt's The Language of Creativity podcast show!
    "What does it mean to be creative in a world that seems obsessed with conformity? Through interviews with creatives from every field, the Language of Creativity Podcast aims to discover the connection between art and living as seen through the eyes of the artist."

    In this episode you'll hear a portion of the interview, to listen to the interview in it's entirety click here https://thelanguageofcreativity.com/marlene/

    Do you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar?
    Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course

    Already play guitar? Keep learning new skills each month with the
    Lesson of the Month Club

    Support this podcast show


    For virtual learning and more go to www.marlenesmusic.com



    Available on...
    #ApplePodcasts #Spotify #iTunes #GooglePodcast #AmazonMusicPodcast #iHeartRadio #Pandora #Stitcher #Castbox #PlayerFm #FeedSpot and more!
    @applepodcasts @applemusic @spotify @spotifypodcasts @podbean @amazonmusicpodcast 

    This podcast was made possible in part by I Create Sound
    For help getting your best sound, go to www.icreatesound.com

     

    • 25 min
    Easy Easter Songs to Play on Your Guitar

    Easy Easter Songs to Play on Your Guitar

    Easter songs can be fun and uplifting to play and they're great for sharing with your family and friends!

    In this episode Marlene describes the background and playing recommendations for 2 easy classic Easter songs.

    Do you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar?
    Be sure to share the super easy Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course

    Already a guitar player! Try the all new Lesson of the Month Club, you'll learn a new skill each month!

    Support this podcast show & you'll receive exclusive member-only benefits


    For virtual learning and more go to www.marlenesmusic.com



    Available on...
    #ApplePodcasts #Spotify #iTunes #GooglePodcast #AmazonMusicPodcast #iHeartRadio #Pandora #Stitcher #Castbox #PlayerFm #FeedSpot and more!
    @applepodcasts @applemusic @spotify @spotifypodcasts @podbean @amazonmusicpodcast 

    This podcast was made possible in part by I Create Sound
    For help getting your best sound, go to www.icreatesound.com

    • 7 min
    2nd Anniversary Episode - The 10 Most Popular Episodes For Year 2!

    2nd Anniversary Episode - The 10 Most Popular Episodes For Year 2!

    Tips For Guitar Playing Success is 2 years old! In fact, April 9th, 2020 was the launch of the very first episode. Since then there have been more than 110 episodes released and more than 35,000 downloads, with listeners from more than 140 countries!

    In this episode Marlene will announce the top 10 most popular episodes since last April (the 1st anniversary). See if any were your favorites!

    Do you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar?
    Be sure to share the super easy Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course

    And for you or anyone who already plays guitar, the all new Lesson of the Month Club, you'll learn a new skill each month!

    Support this podcast show & you'll receive exclusive member-only benefits


    For virtual learning and more go to www.marlenesmusic.com



    Available on...
    #ApplePodcasts #Spotify #iTunes #GooglePodcast #AmazonMusicPodcast #iHeartRadio #Pandora #Stitcher #Castbox #PlayerFm #FeedSpot and more!
    @applepodcasts @applemusic @spotify @spotifypodcasts @podbean @amazonmusicpodcast 

    This podcast was made possible in part by I Create Sound
    For help getting your best sound, go to www.icreatesound.com

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

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30 Ratings

30 Ratings

upreach ,

Great way to get started!

As a music teacher and professional guitarist I am excited to see how well Marlene is teaching people who to play guitar! Highly recommended!

Jessball52093 ,

Excellent Guitar Tips

Marlene makes learning fun, with her helpful tips and relaxing voice. Thank you!

irmsmith ,

Learn to play guitar with Marlene!

Marlene has shown an ability to teach student of all ages! Her patience makes the learning experience so much fun. I’m a guitar player because of you so thank you for music Marlene!!!

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