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Instruments Taught

Guitar

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Bass Guitar

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Harmonica

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Ukulele

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Mandolin

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Banjo (5 string)

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

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Personal Description:

Hi I'm **Removed By Admin**John a Guitar & Harmonica Tutor also teaching other instruments as well such as Mandolin, Banjo & Ukulele on a One to One or Group Basis. SKYPE Lessons can be undertaken Ideal for Ukulele, Mandolin and Harmonica. I have travelled the County of Kent (UK) to conduct lessons in the various homes over the years. Although my Radius of 25 miles encompasses Essex (as the Crow Flies), in practice it is not economically or time effective to travel there, I tend to focus my activity in the County. On occasions I have ventured into Surrey and Sussex. Any further afield such as Essex, I would suggest a SKYPE lesson otherwise I am always available to provide lessons

Tutoring Experience:

I have taught all ages (the youngest 5yrs & the oldest 70 yrs) and all levels of of society, and have added other instruments to my stable that I teach such as the Mandolin, Banjo, Ukulele and Harmonica.

I had the privilege to teach Guitar at a Community School in Ashford for a year.
Listed below. are some reviews

JohnK-658
13 Aug 2019
Guitar lessons
John is a very good guitar instructor there no pressure and you learn at your own pace the man is very talented thank you for a good lesson.

ShaunC-147
10 Jan 2019
A great learning experience
Had a great time learning Harmonica with John. Very informal/fun tuition (mainly me laughing at my attempts to emulate John). John kept the music theory information to a minimal level which was good for me but was very knowledgeable and was able to explain things I had read on Google etc regarding music theory e.g. playing Harmonica in different positions, Rule of 5ths etc.
Thoroughly recommend John to anyone wishing to learn the Harmonica or any of the other instruments he teaches.

ValerioB
10 Dec 2018
Good Harmonica teacher
John is a very passionate and experienced harmonica teacher. I enjoy his lessons and I recommend him to anyone who wishes to learn this instrument.

MamukaK
09 Dec 2018
Fun and interactive
John is teaching our 11 years old daughter and she has made very good progress. He is highly professional and his lessons are interactive and fun.

StephenS-457
07 Dec 2018
Great harmonica teacher
John taught me how to play the harmonica from scratch. His teaching style is patient and unhurried and he keeps the lessons varied and interesting. I have thoroughly enjoyed my sessions with John which were time well spent and good value for money. I recommend him.

HarryG-72
28 Nov 2018
Guitar lessons
Recommended. John has lots of musical experience with an easy going and flexible teaching style

SimonD-73
01 Feb 2018
Best music teacher in Kent
Superb music teacher. Highly recommended.

GrayWheel79-1
31 Jan 2018
My Guitar lessons with John
I've been with John for getting on for 2 years now and im extremely pleased with the tuition he gives.Hes very patient and moves along at my pace,im a very slow learner,but when i look back at when i first started learning to what learnt and what i can do now on the guitar,i couldn't be more pleased.
I wanted to learn the guitar as a hobby,John has understood that,and that is how i've progressed.
I couldn't praise John more and would definitely recommend John.
Ive started from knowing nothing and more than pleased with where i am now.

Tutoring Approach:

Perhaps many of us have not had the incination to study especially when it comes to playing a musical instrument unless of course your ambition is to be a classically trained musician.

Many perhaps would much rather experience the " Hands on " approach and just "play", and if that is "Your Thing", you can learn while you play which to my mind is an interesting music journey. Then the theory and technicalities of music can be added because you will have the desire by this time to gain such knowledge, you will see what a valuable asset that is.

Remember as well that the Guitar is a portable instrument, relatively economically priced in comparison with other instruments. My pupils are never discouraged from using other sources of info such as YouTube to assist. Even I do. Anyway I invite you budding guitarists (and other instruments) out there to give me a try as your tutor

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

Qualifications:

  • myguitarlessons.com (2016) - B.A.M.T in-house: Ongoing (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • Ashford Oaks School: (2016) - Safe guarding Children Module 4: Inhouse (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • Thanet Schools of Art (1968) - A level Art grade B (College) (✔ On File)

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