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Instruments Taught

Gareth offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!


Hourly Fee
Beginner £40.00
Intermediate £40.00


Hourly Fee
Beginner £40.00
Intermediate £40.00
Advanced £44.00
Expert £44.00
Casual £50.00


Hourly Fee
Beginner £40.00
Intermediate £40.00
Advanced £44.00
Expert £44.00
Casual £50.00

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Personal Description:

A professional classical guitarist , I studied with John Duarte in London before embarking on a career as a player.
I am currently doing postgraduate study at Christ Church Canterbury, working in the Music Department on the Spanish and Portugese Diaspora and the effect on 20th century Latin American guitar music. I work there with Professor Jeff Alexander, and outstanding guitarist across all styles and genres.

Tutoring Experience:

Extensive and wide ranging experience as a guitar teacher and Director of Music, I have taught in the UK and abroad over 35 years.
I teach to grade examinations as a good guide to progress and prepare students for entrance examinations as well as scholarships.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is a firm belief that everyone has a musical “ voice” inside, and that we are attracted to the instrument that best expresses our character and emotions. I start at the level of the learner and build reading music alongside musicality and expression. Duets, and practical exercises, help to develop an enjoyable repertiore

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Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: French
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • Member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians (2022) - MISM (Professional) (✔ On File)
  • Open University (2005) - MEd (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Institute of Education (1985) - Music (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • Kings London (1982) - BMus (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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