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Instruments Taught

Guitar

Hourly Fee
Beginner £22.00
Intermediate £22.00
Advanced £30.00
Casual £25.00

Mandolin

Hourly Fee
Beginner £22.00
Intermediate £22.00
Advanced £30.00
Casual £25.00

Banjo (5 string)

Hourly Fee
Beginner £22.00
Intermediate £22.00
Advanced £30.00
Casual £25.00

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Personal Description:

Hello there, I have taught Guitar (many styles), 5 String Banjo and Mandolin to students of all levels and age groups for over 40 years,

***Please note that I am based in Ramsey Mereside and not Chatteris.***

I have played in bands over a number of years in different genres including Country, Blues, Rock, Folk and Bluegrass. I play a number of instruments including some Piano (Grade 4) and Violin (Grade 5). I also have Grade 5 Music Theory.

I am particularly interested in Jazz improvisation as applied to different genres

Tutoring Experience:

I have taught Guitar, Mandolin and 5 String Banjo for 45 years to students of all ages. My qualifications are in Psychology and I have worked for many years as a Research Psychologist in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of Surrey researching teaching and learning styles.

Tutoring Approach:

I work with the student to understand the application of music theory and the particular instrument whilst helping them to develop their confidence to play with others.

GUITAR

The styles taught include Electric Guitar and Acoustic Guitar fingerpicking and flatpicking; covering genres of Blues, Jazz, Country, Bluegrass, Rock and Folk.

5 STRING BANJO

Styles include, Scruggs three finger picking, Melodic and Single String and Old-Time Frailing / Clawhammer; covering Bluegrass and Folk… MANDOLIN

Styles include Jazz, Bluegrass and Folk.

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

Qualifications:

  • ABRSM (2002) - Grade 5 Music Theory (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • Brunel University (1983) - Cybernetics (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
  • Brunel University (1980) - Joint Hons Psychology and Sociology (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

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