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I trained as violinist to Grade 6 level and then switched to the guitar age 12. I was in a band at University and taught guitar to help fund a gap year in Australia. After a 25 year corporate career I came back to guitar teaching in late 2010 and have taught well over 1000 lessons since.

For my introductory video - You Tube - 'Guitar Lessons Boroughbridge' and click on the Black & White video, or click on the Multimedia tab above.
Instruments: Electric Guitar
Acoustic Guitar
Genre/Style(s): Acoustic and Electric Guitar. Phone 01423 325796.

Improve your technique. Songwriting tips. My aim is to get you able to play and switch chords easily (including barre chords), be able to play melody lines using your fingering hand and get you using your other hand for finger styles, plectrum work and deadening techniques.
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


FIRST LESSON FREE. I teach lessons in my study which is partially soundproofed and I use my Mac computer to help with the lessons - showing how the internet can be used as a great source of ideas - and to video techniques for you to practice back at your home.

I have had students from Boroughbridge, Knaresborough, Harrogate, York and Thirsk areas:

Within 6 miles: Boroughbridge, Staveley, Aldborough, Roecliffe, Langthorpe, Arkendale, Marton, Grafton, Kirby Hill, Farnham, Burton Leonard, Skelton-on-Ure
Great Ouseburn, Knaresborough

Witihin 9 miles: Bishop Monkton, Disforth, Green Hammerton, Ripon, Whixley, Linton-on-Ouse

Our postcode is YO51 9HZ.

Contact JAMES

Address: The Old Post Office (The house with the red BT phone box infront of it)
Minskip (on the Boroughbridge to Knaresborough road)
Harrogate District
Yorkshire (North)
YO51 9HZ
Phone: 01423 325796
Mobile: Text 07580 331300
Fee (55 minutes): £20.00

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