Skip to main content

Information About John - Chatham teacher -

Profile Picture

John's profile picture

References

This is how 2 referees rated John:

Reliability

Trustworthiness

Professionalism

Badges

Instruments Taught

John offers a discount of 25% on their first / introductory lesson!

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

Map Location

Personal Description:

Hi I'm Ridgestone John a dedicated Guitarist inviting & welcoming new Students & Pupils to come on board and gain the benefits of my 20 years of experience in teaching the Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Ukulele & other stringed, fretted instruments. Which ever of these instruments you would like to learn as a beginner or advanced player I can help you. My rates are good value for money. I can travel anywhere in the County of Kent or you can have the lessons at my home which ever is convenient for you

I can also be available as a One Man Band performer/Last minute musician for your small function which I can provide at a very reasonable cost.

Tutoring Experience:

Time served guitarist of 50 years playing experience

May I invite you to consider reviews listed below.

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
Ive 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:

These days there are many Free & YouTube Guitar Tutorials about, they weren't available years ago and.many of my Pupils have made made use of them over the years.

So why choose a Tutor like me to help you in your music learning? I believe I provide good quality personal expert Tuition which considers & works with your personal ability.I aim to get you the pupil to achieve in a short period of time attractive sounds that will be a delight for others to hear. I focus on your musical preferences because learning something that you actually like will help in keeping the love for your instrument alive and keep you motivated to perform better. To back up the effectiveness of the lessons that I give I have had years 20 years teaching experience and 30 years playing experience which combines a total of 50 years guitar playing experience.

Many satisfied pupils have benefited by learning from me so may I encourage you to book your lesson with me today and start receiving benefits of the tuition that I provide, avoid mistakes and make sure you are on the right path every time you pick up your instrument

Tutor Resources: (free to download)

Please login or register to download tutor resources.

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)

Tags: Chatham Guitar teacher, Chatham Bass Guitar teacher, Chatham Harmonica teacher, Chatham Ukulele teacher, Chatham Mandolin teacher, Chatham Banjo (5 string) teacher, Chatham Beginner Guitar teacher, Chatham Intermediate Guitar teacher, Chatham Advanced Guitar teacher, Chatham Expert Guitar teacher, Chatham Casual Guitar teacher, Chatham Beginner Bass Guitar teacher, Chatham Intermediate Bass Guitar teacher, Chatham Advanced Bass Guitar teacher, Chatham Expert Bass Guitar teacher, Chatham Casual Bass Guitar teacher, Chatham Beginner Harmonica teacher, Chatham Intermediate Harmonica teacher, Chatham Advanced Harmonica teacher, Chatham Expert Harmonica teacher, Chatham Casual Harmonica teacher, Chatham Beginner Ukulele teacher, Chatham Intermediate Ukulele teacher, Chatham Advanced Ukulele teacher, Chatham Expert Ukulele teacher, Chatham Casual Ukulele teacher, Chatham Beginner Mandolin teacher, Chatham Intermediate Mandolin teacher, Chatham Advanced Mandolin teacher, Chatham Expert Mandolin teacher, Chatham Casual Mandolin teacher, Chatham Beginner Banjo (5 string) teacher, Chatham Intermediate Banjo (5 string) teacher, Chatham Advanced Banjo (5 string) teacher, Chatham Expert Banjo (5 string) teacher, Chatham Casual Banjo (5 string) teacher