Acoustic folk guitar
Classical/Nylon string guitar
Use of various guitar effects
Songwriting tuition. 1-1 tuition, group workshops &/or co-writing.
Singing. Vocal techniques, styles, practicing and voice protection.
Also singing/vocal techniques.
Beginners to Intermediate
First lesson/informal consultation free!
(If you are local to me, otherwise enough to cover transport expenses).
Teaching from beginners/brand new starters to intermediate plus some more in-depth techniques.
My styles include finger-picking, blues, folk, rock and funk. I have well developed skills in improvisation, live performance, recording/session work and songwriting.
The premise I start from is that of closely considering what the individual student is looking for so that I can help her/him achieve their aims and most importantly, not only to keep moving forward on their instrument, but also to really enjoy the process!
The aims the student might include anything from starting from scratch, learning to play some of their favourite songs, or trying to tackle a particular technique. This is why I will give my first lesson for free so that we can actually look what at what you want to start to get out of the lessons.
Song-craft - Songwriting 1-1 tutorials and/or group workshops;
As a prolific songwriter who has had compositions used for a BBC soundtrack as incidental music in one case and received critical acclaim from the music press for my songs/recordings, I also provide songwriting workshops, both 1-1 and for groups.
Perhaps you want to write a song for the first time and don't really know how to start?
Maybe you have written before but find yourself 'stuck'?
Or maybe you want to co-write a song?
Get in touch.
Stage techniques & Music Industry Advice;
I am a very experienced musician who has played live, recorded and done session work.
Advising/consulting on various aspects of the music business is also something I offer, including booking gigs, promotion, stage craft, using equipment/effects and so on (fees would be the same as standard teaching fees).
Teaching via Skype is also available if required.
Fee (30 minutes): £16.00
Fee (60 minutes): £23.00
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