The lessons are taught from my home music room in Old Basing, Basingstoke and pupils visit me from various areas of Basingstoke as well as surrounding areas such as Hook, Odiham, Hartley Wintney, Rotherwick, Bramley, Tadley and Sherborne Saint John. My teaching room is a comfortable, well equipped and professional space for lessons.
* All private lessons currently being provided by Skype/Zoom. *
I love sharing my passion for music with my pupils each day and seeing them progress and achieve their goals, which can vary from simply playing for their own enjoyment to performing in bands and with other musicians.
100% pupil pass rate for RGT & Rockschool Exams - 452 distinctions, 237 merits and 22 passes, which includes a variety of levels up to Grade 8
Adults, teenagers and children all welcome
Experienced teaching beginners, intermediate and advanced players
Friendly, professional, enthusiastic and structured tuition
High quality lessons from a professional guitar teacher, providing excellent value for money, fun lessons and great results
Guitar available to borrow in first lesson for those wishing to try an initial session before buying their own guitar
30 minutes - £15.50
45 minutes - £23.25
60 minutes - £31.00
These costs are for one-to-one tuition and are in accordance with the local market and recommended rates for professional tutors.
Lessons in small groups (2 or 3) are also available and a popular way of sharing the cost of tuition and for family or friends to enjoy learning together.
Many of my students come to me with little or no playing experience. I have also helped more experienced guitarists looking to develop their technique or broaden their musical horizons. All are welcome and tuition is tailored to suit the preferences, learning style and experience of each individual.
Mixture of musical styles can be covered including rock, pop, blues, metal, jazz, classical, folk, country and world music.
Learn your favourite songs and discover new music in a relaxed but professional setting
Optional study towards Registry of Guitar Tutors/London College of Music examinations to provide additional short and long term goals
Popular and classical music theory
Songwriting/composition study and assistance
Preparation for performances
Guidance for GCSE, AS and A level performance preparation as well as for auditions and higher education music course applications
Lessons are taught on weekdays with most taking place in the afternoon or evenings. I do usually have some daytime availability as well.