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Instruments Taught

Timothy offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!


Hourly Fee
Expert £35.00

Bass Guitar

Hourly Fee
Advanced £35.00

Music Theory

Hourly Fee
Expert £35.00


Hourly Fee
Expert £35.00


Hourly Fee
Casual £25.00

Banjo (5 string)

Hourly Fee
Casual £25.00

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Personal Description:

I am a very experienced teacher of Guitar, Bass Guitar and Banjo having worked in this field for nearly 50 years. I am still working as a professional musician when work is available and have taught in schools and colleges from beginner up to degree level and with all ages. I love what I do and try to communicate my own enthusiasm for music to all my students. I am fully skilled in music reading and in the theory of music which I have taught at high level and for which I have the same infectious enthusiasm.

Tutoring Experience:

Ages taught from 8 to 70+. I have had guitar students deriving benefit from my skills in schools, colleges, in private tuition and, for a while, in my own Music School. Recognising that people come to music with varied requirements and ambitions I teach a range of different styles of music but try to keep a core value of teaching people to play the instrument, rather than a series of tunes or tricks, enabling them to take on all different styles as their awareness of the potential of the instrument grows. I have always retained the ability to adapt to the interests of the student in order to maintain motivation.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is student centred to keep the interest and enthusiasm alive but, throughout, I am careful always to establish sound technique to protect the student's playing future. You never know when you have a future professional in your care - there have been quite a few over the years - and I am careful to develop good technical habits right from the start.

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


  • University of Hull (2012) - MMus (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • University of Hull (1971) - Post Grad Cert Education (PGCE) (✔ On File)

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