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Interview 6 - Eric F Lemieux

Eric F Lemieux Guitar Interview Lemieux

Interview 6 - Eric F Lemieux

Eric F Lemieux Eric F Lemieux is a composer, guitar instructor, concert performer and poet based in Montreal, Canada.  You can read his biography on his website at https://ericlemieux.com/  Eric is also one of the founding composers of Bergmann Edition.  He has a number of major compositions in print with our publisher – see his composer page at https://bergmann-edition.com/collections/lemieux-eric-f You can see and hear Eric in performance on his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/ericlemieuxmusic In this interview, as always, we focus on Eric as a composer.  A francophone, Eric was more comfortable receiving my questions in advance in writing, and replying...

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Maximize your Sight-Reading Skills, part I

Eric F Lemieux Guitar guitar technique sight-read

Maximize your Sight-Reading Skills, part I

Guitarists: Maximize your Sight-Reading Skills PART 1 By Eric Lemieux Let’s face it: the guitar is not an easy instrument when it comes to mastering sight-reading. If we compare the reading abilities of guitarists to those of other instrumentalists, such as violinists or keyboardists, guitarists are, generally speaking, poor readers.  This is simply a fact. There are many reasons for this: one of them is that there are so many different positions on the neck where we can play the same notes, and there is no clear reading position or tradition established as is the case for the violin family....

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Eric F Lemieux

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Eric F Lemieux

Eric F Lemieux was born into a family with a large interest in music: His mother and sister played the violin, and his father created an extensive collection of progressive rock and experimental music. Until the ages of 11, he was a heavy music consumer with absolutely no intention to play a musical instrument. But ...

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