When asked how to get to Carnegie Hall, conductor Leonard Bernstein would always reply, "Practice, practice, and bring a $20 bribe for the stagehand." Enjoy equally sound advice with today's Groupon to WorkshopLive, which gets you online music lessons in guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, or voice. Choose between the following options:
• For $19, you get three months of online music lessons (a $37.95 value).
• For $60, you get one year of online music lessons (a $129.95 value).
WorkshopLive introduces fledging musicians to melodious matters with more than 2,400 online lessons tailored to meet the needs of musicians of any skill level, from novice noodlers to serious shredders. Fledgling troubadours can receive expert eight-note advice from one of WorkshopLive's more than 50 instructors, as well as access to exclusive workshops from celebrity artists such as Joe Satriani, George Benson, and Johann Sebastian Bach's reanimated powdered wig. WorkshopLive's staff includes teachers for a variety of styles, including rock, blues, folk, country, and jazz. Aspiring axe wielders can learn metal riffs with rocker Ken Steiger, and rhythm seekers can set up the perfect drum set with Pete Sweeney. The online courses can be accessed at any time and in any sequence, allowing students to learn at their own pace and saving them the trouble of trudging out the door with pianos strapped to their backs at 2 a.m.