Information About Scott - Ayr teacher - (1 review)
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I have been playing guitar since 1993 and have experience in all guitar styles; Classical, Jazz, Blues & Rock whilst specialising in lead guitar.
In December of 1996 I was placed 2nd in the "Young Guitarist of the year" competition, (Under 17's category) playing at the Wembley Conference Centre in front of a panel of experts & the conference audience. The event was organised by Guitarist Magazine as part of the 1996 National Music Show.
I have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Music with Specialisation in Industry - a comprehensive course with classes including: Recording & Sound Production, Music History and Creative Composing Skills & Compositional Techniques.
When not teaching I composes and record my own music, remix music of others and play my collection of guitars. I have also guested as a solo artist in local venues with other musicians and bands.
I teaches all standards from beginner to advanced in playing and music theory. I also provide facilities to teach and advise on recording and compositional techniques with a full computer based recording studio at my disposal.
I provide a comprehensive service for guitar maintenance and repair as well as advice on set up based on, the world renowned, Dan Erlewine's guitar repair techniques.
A new venture I have taken on is customising guitars - this includes custom painting, customised pickguards and backplates, and an impressive fret dot light system.
As well as teaching privately I also teach at several primary schools around Ayrshire, have taught at Belmont Academy and lectured at The University Of the West of Scotland - Ayr Campus. Recently I took on the role of guitar instructor for the HNC and HND Music courses at Ayrshire College.
Guitar should be fun to learn and my approach is to get the students playing the tunes they want as quickly as possible without compromising on establishing a good technique that will stand the player in good stead for the rest of their playing life. I love to take the mystery out of learning the guitar and will cut through a lot of the jargon and keep things clear for students.
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- University of Strathclyde (2004) - BA Applied Music (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
- ABRSM (1999) - Grade 5 Music Theory (Other) (✔ On File)
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I have learned so much in a very short time.