Hello from Maryland, USA

Hi, I’m WendyZ, a beginner guitarist in my early fifties. I’ve wanted to learn to play the guitar since I was a kid and tried about 20 years ago when I received a guitar/amp kit as a birthday gift. Sadly, my initial attempts at learning did not work out. I used several books and found it was just too difficult to pick up that way. I also ended up with terribly bloody fingers, lol.

Recently, I decided to try again and began using the Justinguitar app, which is fantastic! I’m making much more progress than I did without the app 20 years ago. Still struggling with chord changes but I’m going to continue to practice to get through it.

Hope everyone is doing well.



Welcome to the forum Wendy. You found the right place to learn guitar. Justin is the best. Hope the tip I gave you in your other post helps you out.

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Welcome to the forum Wendy. I started at the same age as you and now well over ten years later I’m so glad I stuck with it. The rewards of being able to play music are just wonderful.

Justin has a lesson called One minute chord changes.

That really helped me in the early days and I still use that exercise now if I come a cross a chord change that I’m struggling with.

Look forward to hearing more from you.


Welcome Wendy, I also failed in the past, but now I’m in my fourth year in and I’m very happy with my progress…even if it’s very slow! Enjoy your practice sessions more than anything…results will come!

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Hi Wendy! Welcome to the community.
I’m bit older (71) and have been a Justin ‘student’ for 4 years. His teaching style suits me. I hope it works for you, too. The community forum is a bonus. It’s a source of help, support and entertainment.
Enjoy the journey.

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Hi Wendy,
Welcome here and I wish you a lot of fun :sunglasses:

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Welcome Wendy from another start stopper. Good news is I’ve not stopped since I rocked up here. :sunglasses:

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Hello Wendy and welcome. :slight_smile:

Hello Wendy and welcome from a fellow Marylander
I’ve picked up the guitar on and off for most of my life and then I restarted again in my early 50s too. Justin Guitar is a great way to learn with many tools to help you along the way. I enjoy the active and very helpful JG community as well :slight_smile:

Hi Wendy, welcome to the community forum. Before long you will develop calluses and won’t have to worry about bloody fingertips. Have fun in your guitar journey.